Megan MurrayCusick is the Grassroots Specialist in ALA’s Office for Library Advocacy. Sheassists the advocacy efforts of librarians, library staff and advocates acrossthe country, in cooperation with other ALA offices, as well as state chaptersand affiliates. She has also provided support to the Center for the Future ofLibraries by identifying the work of libraries that intersects with broadersocial trends. Prior to joining ALA in 2015, Megan was a high school librarianand co-founder of Chi School Librarians. She has presented and published ontopics such as partnerships, library trends, intellectual freedom and advocacy.