The mission of the Manitoba Library Association is to provide leadership in the promotion, development and support of library and information services in Manitoba for the benefit of MLA members, the library and information community and the citizens of Manitoba. As such, the MLA is primarily an advocacy organization. The Advocacy Standing Committee is the lead body with respect to the advocacy initiatives of the MLA. Its intent is to advocate on behalf of Manitoba libraries, library workers and all Manitoban regarding issues relevant to library and information services. Please click the link below to read the Advocacy Committee TOR in pdf format.