The Digital Public Library of America launched The Banned Book Club last summer, which provides free access to banned books in the communities where they’ve been banned.
NBAF’s Black History Month program, Blacklisted! Banned Book Fair + Conference, will take place February 24th & 25th in Atlanta, honoring the resilience of Black authors, amplifying their voices, and combating the erasure of their contributions to literature and history.
In the face of efforts to weaken public education by banning books that are by and about marginalized people, PFLAG National urges people in our communities to include more books about all kinds of topics and people in our schools and libraries.
People of faith have a huge stake in the fight against book bans. Our first freedoms, from religious freedom to free expression, are inextricably linked.
Public libraries embody the freedom to explore a wide range of ideas and form our own opinions. That freedom is under threat.
Book bans and censorship silence voices and threaten the freedom to read—and they’re on the rise. The New York Public Library is partnering with the American Library Association, Unite Against Book Bans, and 826 National to give a platform for teens across the U.S. to make their voices heard and tell us: Why is the freedom to read important to you?
Penguin Random House and We Need Diverse Books have partnered to launch the Freedom of Expression Award, providing public high school seniors with scholarships to attend college.
Color of Change and the National Education Association are offering free virtual trainings in December to help you #DefendBlackHistory.
Amidst a continuing rise in book censorship, we must refocus on what kids need: richer and more complex books in schools.
This week, the New York Public Library is launching its largest anti-censorship initiative to-date: Books for All.