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Carla Hayden on Ms. Mag Top Ten List

Carla Hayden, current ALA president, is one of ten Ms. Magazine Women of the Year for 2003. ALA’s press release notes, “Hayden drew nationwide attention by voicing the ALA’s opposition to sections of the USA PATRIOT Act,” and played a key role in forcing Ashcroft into declassifying the Justice Department report on Section 215.

ALA is rarely disappointed by its presidents, but some stand out. We often say “libraries change lives,” but libraries are just buildings. Librarians change lives. Rock on, Carla!

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