Saturday, March 15, 2008
Alex Youngberg, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 391 is Mover & Shaker, 2008.
Alex Youngberg, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 391, is an activist on many community issues, but the three-month strike she led against the Vancouver Public Library (VPL) exemplifies her belief that issues must come not from leaders but from the ground up.
For complete strike story see:
"An Indomitable Spirit: The Eight Hundred of CUPE 391," by Anita Galanopoulos et al.Progressive Librarian Issue no. 30, Winter 2007/08.