The first phase of the proposal has been updated with two new pages for fresh comments. You can access older drafts through links at the bottom of both pages.
At this time, we want to announce that the second phase of the proposal, consisting of a statement of financial organization, goals, and membership qualifications, will be made available for comments on June 1 – look for it then!
There has been significant discussion about just what activities AwB will undertake. The members of the core working group currently envision AwB as functioning as a network for information and advocacy, a clearinghouse for relevant news and information, and a hub for volunteer activities within and outside United States’ borders. We want to help endangered archival repositories build sustainable and locally-motivated institutions.
If you have ideas about how AwB could function and what kind of services the organization could provide, please leave your ideas in the comments. Now is the time to imagine the possibilities!