Posts Tagged as ‘FTRF’

March 28, 2013

Krug Fund Banned Books Week grant applications now open

Cross-posted from the FTRF Blog Applications are now open for FTRF’s 2013 Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund Banned Books Week event grants. Grants in the amounts of $2,500 and $1,000 will be given to organizations in support of “Read-Outs” or other activities that celebrate Banned Books Week (Sept. 22 — 30, 2013). Applications will be accepted through April 30, 2013, […]

February 5, 2013

Final settlement reached in Davis County

Cross-posted on the Freedom to Read Foundation Blog. A final settlement was reached last week in the Davis County, Utah book removal case. In addition to returning the book In Our Mothers’ House unrestricted to school library shelves, the school district agreed not to remove or restrict access to any library books based on Utah’s […]

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

For more information on the Freedom to Read Foundation, or to become a member, visit www.ftrf.org.

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 […]

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, […]

June 26, 2010

Video from FTRF Member Reception

Hey, fans of intellectual freedom! Check out this great new video from the Freedom to Read Foundation‘s membership reception at ALA’s Annual Conference. To join the Freedom to Read Foundation, visit www.ftrf.org/joinftrf.

June 2, 2010

Robert O’Neil named 2010 FTRF Roll of Honor winner

Robert M. O’Neil, director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression at the University of Virginia (UVA), is the recipient of the 2010 Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) Roll of Honor Award.   Read the press release about his award here. O’Neil was the keynote speaker at FTRF’s 10th Anniversary Gala […]

October 14, 2009

Freedom to Read Foundation announces nominating committee

The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) has announced the nominating committee for its April 2010 election.  Members are: Candace Morgan, Portland, Ore. (chair); Christine Jenkins, Champaign, Ill.; and Burton Joseph, Chicago. Five positions on the FTRF board of trustees will be filled in the election to be held April 1 — May 1, 2010.  Newly […]

October 8, 2009

FREE Freedom to Read Foundation memberships to new LIS grads

The Freedom to Read Foundation is offering free one-year memberships to students graduating from ALA-accredited MLS and MLIS programs and from school library media programs recognized by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), an educational unit accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Students whose graduation date was Aug. 1, […]