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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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Today!  Sunday, March 21, please join a special free online event at 3 pm “Making Good Trouble” presented by the Toronto and York Region Labour Council, Labour Community Services, and the the Urban Alliance on Race Relations.  Local 4948 President Brandon Haynes will be one of the speakers at this event.  To get your free tickets, please click HERE. 

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PETITION: It is our obligation to fully commit to reconciliation. Please sign.

Justice for First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples is long overdue | Canadian Labour Congress https://canadianlabour.ca/campaigns/justice-for-first-nations-inuit-and-metis-is-long-overdue/

It is a beautiful Saturday morning and library workers @local4948 are attending the Indigenous & Workers of Colour Conference organized by @torontolabour equity committee.

Reflecting on this year’s theme: Rising Above the Storm

Excited to be attending New Librarians Symposium today! This year’s theme is Libraries and Labour: Organizing for Action. Will be talking about the organizing work Toronto #LibraryWorkers have done over the years and the challenges of the future. #NewLibSymp21 @Local4948

Libraries around the world are “thriving” during pandemic.

But is this true? Funding cuts, layoffs, under-investment abound.

Reinvest to ensure the services that library workers provide is around for years to come.
Appreciation must translate to action. https://dailymemphian.com/article/22398/how-memphis-library-system-thrived-in-the-pandemic