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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
FTRF Announces the 2017 Banned Books Week Grant Recipients »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) awarded seven grants to nonprofit institutions in support of 2017 Banned Books Week...
Monday, June 12, 2017
FTRF Announces 2017 Roll of Honor Awards »
Joan Bertin, executive director of the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) and ALA members and spouses Robert (Bo...
Monday, June 5, 2017
FTRF Awards Scholarships For Intellectual Freedom Course »
  The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) awarded scholarships to four library and information science...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF Names Kate Davis as Conable Scholarship Recipient »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) has selected Kate Davis as the recipient of the 2017 Gordon M. Conable Conference Sc...
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do They Still Teach That? Ethics in LIS Curricula »
Webinar by ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom Martin Garner, Presenter As a degree, the master of library...

Organizational News
Friday, June 23, 2017
Robert P. Holley Fund Supports Litigation and Student Memberships »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) is excited to announce a new fund that will finance litigation efforts and student m...
Friday, May 5, 2017
Six Elected to Freedom to Read Foundation Board »
Six people were elected to terms on the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) Board of Trustees in the annual FTRF election he...
Thursday, January 26, 2017
OIF Condemns Government Agency Censorship »
By: James LaRue The American Library Association (ALA) has as one of its officially stated goals that it is the leading...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Seven elected to Freedom to Read Foundation Board »
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 Seven people were elected to terms on the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) Board of Trust...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
James LaRue to head ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom and the Freedom to Read Foundation »
The American Library Association (ALA) welcomes James LaRue, Director, ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom, and Executive...

Litigation
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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
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...

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