Board Mtg. I Cancelled; March for Social Justice Instead!

RUSA Board Meeting I, scheduled for Monday, January 21, 2017, has been cancelled for RUSA members who wish to participate in the Atlanta March for Social Justice and Women. A virtual board meeting will be scheduled after the Midwinter meeting to replace Board I. Questions about the board meeting should be sent to Susan Hornung,

Additional Details on the March:
ALA invites Midwinter attendees and Atlanta-area library workers wishing to participate in the Atlanta March for Social Justice & Women to gather in Hall A3 of the Georgia World Congress Center for poster making from 10:30am-12:30pm on Saturday, January 21. The Atlanta March for Social Justice & Women will be a peaceful demonstration of solidarity bringing together members of underrepresented communities, women, and their allies in Georgia and nationally.  You do not have to be registered for Midwinter to attend the poster making session. Maps of the March route and directions to the Center for Civil and Human Rights will be available.  People who wish to travel together to the march are encouraged to gather at the poster-making session by 12:15pm.  A limited amount of poster supplies from the Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services will be available, please consider bringing supplies (poster board, markers) to share.

If you’re interested in joining discussions and getting updates about library workers’ participation in the march, please join the Facebook Group.

If you’re interested in ongoing information from the organizers of the Atlanta March for Social Justice & Women, subscribe to the newsletter or visit

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