These coaches’ passions are being put into a chokehold by the low pay they are offered by Ithaca College.
Ithaca College students are volunteering with the Tompkins County Workers’ Center to make a documentary on the organization’s living wage campaign.
Professors at Ithaca College are paid less than their counterparts at similar four-year private colleges in New York state. Despite this data, some faculty and administrators believe it is not fair to compare these other institutions in New York state to the college.
Community members, local government officials and business owners gathered on Jan. 29 at the Tompkins County Workers’ Center to celebrate recent achievements for living wages in Ithaca.
Discussions of the ‘‘living wage’’ and the 99 percent were part of the dialogue Monday as almost 400 community members gathered together at the free picnic to support and celebrate the Tompkins County Workers’ Center and Labor Day.