Kristen LaBonte

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Kristen LaBonte
Life and Environmental Sciences Librarian
UC Santa Barbara

How many years have you been in the profession?
Why did you become a librarian?
I enjoy helping people become information empowered.
Why is it important to be active in our union?
The union is stronger when everyone is active.
How are you contributing to this round of bargaining?
I’m on the Table Team
What aspects of working conditions do you want to see improve for your fellow librarians?
Librarians in the UC deserve wages so that we can afford to live in the communities we work in.
When you’re not fighting for the rights of Unit 17 members, what do you do to unwind?
Backpacking, travel, enjoying live music, and practicing yoga.