IFRT announces new “Gerald Hodges Intellectual Freedom Chapter Relations Award” – nominations open now


In memory of our great friend, Gerald Hodges…

The deadline for nominations is Monday, May 13, 2013.  The nomination form can be found at http://www.ala.org/ifrt/awardsfinal/hodges/hodges.

The Gerald Hodges Intellectual Freedom Chapter Relations Award will recognize an Intellectual Freedom focused organization that has developed a strong multi-year, ongoing program or a single, one-year project that exemplifies support for Intellectual Freedom, patron confidentiality and anti-censorship efforts. ALA Chapters (state, regional, and student), Divisions, Round Tables and Affiliates (including division affiliates) will be eligible for the award.
The award consists of a citation and $1,000 from the ALA Gerald Hodges Fund, established following Hodges’ death in 2006.

Please consider submitting a nomination for an organization you think deserves the inaugural Hodges Award!

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