International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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...

Great Fiction Reads for Black History Month

Great Fiction Reads for Black History Month

Because we are library workers - there will be a booklist! Celebrate Black History Month with some of the best fiction by Black authors from 2020-21. These recommended titles represent a variety of diverse perspectives across different literary genres. Where available, a link to the Toronto Public...

Black History Month 2021

Black History Month 2021

February is Black History month - and unions and activists are participating in a variety of ways.  Watch for Local 4948's upcoming interview with Dr. Rita Cox, an award-winning librarian, renowned storyteller and community leader who created the Black and Caribbean Heritage Collection at the...

2021 City Budget Deputation

January 26, 2021 President Brandon Haynes delivers an impassioned deputation expressing his shock and dismay at City Hall's refusal to fund two extremely important TPL programs: Digital Literacy for Seniors and Community Librarians. https://player.vimeo.com/video/505749991

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@YWCAToronto: 📣 Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day, and it is crucial to honour the history & contributions of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Today, we also amplify the voices & resilience of Indigenous women in our communities and beyond! #NIPD2022 Photo Credit: @lanahjewell https://t.co/LUv6VBZMKN
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@torontolibrary: Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day! Learn more about the First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities and their rich cultures with these library resources. https://t.co/VBU1gKcCY4 https://t.co/nU0Z1R9Sub