Jim Kuhn writes \"It\'s hard to believe, but after more than thirty years of assisting librarians, there are still those out there who don\'t know about the LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund.
And what they don\'t know ... can\'t HELP them.
A sister organization to the American Library Association, the Merritt Fund gives unique aid to librarians who face:
· Workplace discrimination on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, age, disability, or place of national origin;
· unfair employment practices;
· professional and personal adversity due to their defense of intellectual freedom.
Since its inception in 1970, the Fund has provided over $80,000 in grants to support librarians in their fight for intellectual freedom and professional integrity. Some of the individuals who received grants include:\"