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Programs & Events
Monday, July 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
[Webinar] Collecting and Protecting LGBTQ+ Materials and Programs »
Public and school libraries experience the most challenges to materials, and in 2019 eight out of the top ten most challen...
Monday, April 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Complimentary Webinar Recording: Reaching Students When Access to Technology is Out of Reach »
During this time of shelter-in-place directives, many students are able to continue studies through distance or eLearning....
Wednesday, April 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Complementary Webinar: Reaching Students When Access to Technology is Out of Reach »
As schools continue to be affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, the  Freedom to Read Foundation is...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Freedom to Read Foundation announces five recipients of 2019 Banned Books Week event grants »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) awarded five $1000 grants to nonprofit institutions in support of  2019 Banned...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Freedom to Read Announces Fall 2019 Course Scholarship Recipients »
Monica Cammack and Joann Elmiger are the recipients of the Freedom to Read Foundation’s Intellectual Freedom Course Schola...

Organizational News
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF 2020 Roll of Honor Recipient Kelley L. Allen »
The FTRF Roll of Honor Committee is excited to announce Kelley L. Allen as the 2020 Roll of Honor recipient. Kelley is the...
Thursday, June 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Freedom to Read Foundation Announces Recipients of Fall 2020 Intellectual Freedom Course Scholarship »
Amanda Barnhart, chair of the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) Education Committee, announced four scholarship recipients...
Tuesday, June 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Six trustees elected to the Freedom to Read Foundation Board »
CHICAGO — Six people were elected to two-year terms on the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) Board of Trustees in th...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Laurie Halse Anderson Joins Colson Whitehead at the FTRF's 50th Anniversary Celebration »
New York Times bestselling author and intellectual freedom advocate Laurie Halse Anderson will speak at the Freedom to R...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Six trustees elected to the Freedom to Read Foundation Board »
Six people were elected to two-year terms on the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) Board of Trustees in the annual F...

Litigation
Monday, June 26, 2017
FTRF Celebrates 20 Years of Free Online Speech »
On this day 20 years ago, the United States Supreme Court issued a landmark opinion striking down the Communications Decen...
Tuesday, July 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issues decision in lawsuit challenging Arizona’s Ethnic Studies ban »
PRESS RELEASE: CHICAGO — On July 7, 2015, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in in Arce v. Douglas...
Tuesday, March 4, 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...

Other News
Monday, March 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
“Alabama Story,” Ripe With American Themes, Gets Washington, DC Premiere March 22-April 15 »
A true story of censorship and Civil Rights will leap from the pages of history and into its Washington, DC premiere in&nb...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Knox named WISE Instructor of the Year »
GSLIS Assistant Professor Emily Knox has been named a 2015 Instructor of the Year by the Web-based Information Science Ed...
Tuesday, August 9, 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...