Mitch Freedman, ALA President from 2002-2003 flanked by members of his Better Salaries Task Force.
VPL has now cancelled their board meeting. This is interesting because this afternoon the union put Mitch Freedman on the speaker list. If you don't know Mitch's work, he is a former ALA president with probably the strongest track-record on advocacy for pay equity.
So the union is arranging instead for him to speak to anyone interested, 7 pm, somewhere in the main library. No need to RSVP, but look for signs or ask about a room when you get there. Mitch loves talking to students and would love to meet you. The union has made a special invitation to future public librarians, and I think you should make time, if you're not in class, to hear him speak. He is truly one of a kind.