VLA Letter to Fairfax County Board of Trustees, August 2020

Last week, the VLA Executive Committee sent the attached letter to the members of the Board of Trustees of Fairfax County Public Library. The letter was in response to a Board Meeting of the FCPL, which can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQvU2CvpGUI&feature=youtu.be Our focus was the part of the meeting that begins at the 1:36:30 mark.

A piece has also been done by NBC Washington: https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/northern-virginia/fairfax-county-library-board-member-accused-of-racist-remarks/2398023/

The Executive Committee would like to thank our Librarians of Color Forum for their assistance with our response.