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The Freedom to Read Foundation is active in the media educating the public about the importance of free access to information through libraries and the need to be vigilant in defense of the First Amendment. To contact FTRF with media or press inquiries, please call (312) 280-4226 or email Jonathan Kelley at jokelley@ala.org. You can subscribe to our News feed using the RSS service, above, or follow us on @ftrf on Twitter.


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FTRF News: The quarterly newsletter of the Freedom to Read Foundation.  The current issue is available online to members and subscribers (must be logged in to access); past issues (1991–present) are available to public.

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Litigation
Tuesday, March 04, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF, ALA file amicus brief in US Supreme Court case on ability to bring First Amendment challenges »
Contact: Barbara M. Jones Executive Director, Freedom to Read Foundation Director, American Library Association Office fo...
Tuesday, November 26, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Freedom to Read Foundation files brief in lawsuit challenging Arizona’s Ethnic Studies ban »
November 26, 2013 Contact Barbara M. Jones Executive Director bjones@ala.org (312) 280-4222 The Freedom to Read Fou...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Freedom to Read Foundation welcomes ruling to overturn ban on selling video games to minors »
CHICAGO - The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) today welcomed the U.S.Supreme Court's recent 7-2 decision...

Organizational News
Monday, March 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Slate for the 2014 FTRF trustee election announced »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) Nominating Committee has slated eleven candidates for the 2014 FTRF board of trustee...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor headlines FTRF fundraiser in Philadelphia »
CHICAGO - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor , author of the Alice series of books, will headline the Freedom to Read Foundation's...
Tuesday, November 05, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Freedom to Read Foundation opens nominations for 2014 trustee elections »
CHICAGO— Nominations are now open for the April 2014  Freedom to Read Foundation  (FTRF) Board of Trustee electi...
Monday, June 17, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judith Platt, Sen. Russell Feingold win 2013 FTRF Roll of Honor Awards »
The Freedom to Read Foundation ( FTRF ) has announced that past  FTRF  president Judith Platt and form...
Wednesday, May 08, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Results of 2013 FTRF Board of Trustees election »
Eva Poole , president of the Public Library Association and chief of staff of the District of Columbia Public Library, a...

Programs & Events
Tuesday, April 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF, GSLIS at Illinois to collaborate on intellectual freedom course »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the Univer...
Monday, March 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Krug Fund Banned Books Week event grant applications are open through April 30 »
Applications are now open for the 2014 Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund Banned Books Week event grants , sponsored by the Fr...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Applications open for 2014 FTRF Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship »
CHICAGO — The  Freedom to Read Foundation  (FTRF) has opened  applications  for the 2014  Gordon...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amanda Meeks wins 2013 Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship »
The  Freedom to Read Foundation  (FTRF) has named  Amanda Meeks  as the sixth recipient of the  G...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF announces seven recipients of 2013 Banned Books Week event grants »
CHICAGO - The  Freedom to Read Foundation  (FTRF), via its  Judith F.Krug Memorial Fund , has announced sev...

Other News
Tuesday, August 09, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Freedom to Read Foundation supports Spectrum Presidential Initiative »
CHICAGO - The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) has announced its support of the Spectrum Scholarship Program through...

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