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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
Friday, September 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Freedom to Read Foundation announces six recipients of 2020 Banned Books Week event grants »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) awarded six $1,000 grants to nonprofit institutions in support of the 2020 Banned...
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...

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...