Posts Tagged as ‘Freedom to Read Foundation’

June 27, 2014

Saturday intellectual freedom meetings & programs @ #ALAAC14

Here’s your daily list of must-do events at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas! Saturday, June 28 Read A Banned Book at the Banned Books Virtual Read-Out When: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Where: right outside the Exhibit Hall Who: You! Why me?: On Saturday and Sunday, SAGE and OIF invite you to the Banned Books […]

June 17, 2013

Platt, Feingold win FTRF Roll of Honor Awards

Reposted from FTRF Blog Congratulations to Judy Platt and Russ Feingold for being named to the Freedom to Read Foundation Roll of Honor!  Read about their awards here. Judy is an FTRF Trustee and past president, who has been a major ally and supporter over her decades of work at the Association of American Publishers. Feingold was […]

June 13, 2012

Bamberger wins 2012 FTRF Roll of Honor Award

Michael A. Bamberger, general counsel for Media Coalition, is the recipient of the 2012 Roll of Honor Award, presented by the Freedom to Read Foundation.  Established in 1987, the Roll of Honor recognizes those individuals who have contributed substantially to FTRF through adherence to its principles and/or substantial monetary support. The Roll of Honor award will be […]

February 8, 2012

Video of John Green at Freedom to Read Foundation author event in Dallas

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January 17, 2012

Check out FTRF’s 2011 Krug Fund video and photos

The six recipients of 2011 Banned Books Week grants from the Freedom to Read Foundation’s Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund sent in clips from their many excellent activities – and we’ve compiled them in a new video just out today. The video features a montage of activities from the “Living Banned Books” Read-Out by the […]

March 30, 2011

FTRF announces competition for 2011 Banned Books Week grants

Applications are now open for the 2011 Judith Krug Fund Banned Books Week event grants, sponsored by the Freedom to Read Foundation.  Four grants in the amount of $2,500 and $1,000 grants will be given to organizations in support of “Read-Outs” or other activities that celebrate Banned Books Week (Sept. 24 – Oct. 1, 2011). […]

January 31, 2011

FTRF Conable Conference Scholarship applications now open

Applications are now open for the 2011 Freedom to Read Foundation Gordon Conable Conference Scholarship, which will provide all expenses for an LIS student or new professional to attend the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA, June 23-28. The Conable scholarship provides for conference registration fees, transportation to New Orleans (and back!), a hotel […]

November 19, 2010

Join the Freedom to Read Foundation

Click here to join the Freedom to Read Foundation today!! Every day, the First Amendment and your right to read are under attack.  Individuals in communities all across the country are being restricted from accessing information because someone else thought the materials were offensive or they didn’t agree with their ideas.  Every day, the Freedom […]

October 26, 2010

Freedom to Read Foundation announces Nominating Committee

The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) has announced the nominating committee for its April 2011 election. Committee members are: Robert P. Doyle, Chicago (chair); James G. Neal, New York; and Judith Platt, Washington, D.C. Six positions on the FTRF board of trustees will be filled in the election to be held April 1 — May 1, […]

July 21, 2010

FTRF’s Judith Krug Fund announces competition for Banned Books Week grants

The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF), through its Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund, will provide two grants–one for $2,500 and one for $1,000–to two organizations to support “Read-Outs” celebrating Banned Books Week 2010.  Applications for the grants will be accepted through Aug. 27, and the announcements will be made the week of Sept. 6.  Banned […]