Free Speech: The Language of America®
SAVE THE DATE! Free Speek Week October 19-25, 2015
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Celebrate

Free Speech is a right all Americans share 365 days a year. Free Speech Week (FSW) is an annual, non-partisan celebration of this core value. Join us!

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NABEF

Communication Studies students: Enter the Freedom of Speech PSA contest sponsored by the NABEF and BEA for a chance to win $3,000! Winning spots will be made available for broadcast nationwide during FSW ’15. Get the details here.

Become a Partner

Partners are organizations and schools that believe in the importance of Free Speech and Expression and want to promote FSW. Registration is free, and takes just a few minutes.

Partners

Our Partnering Organizations keep good company. Here are some groups that participated in 2014.

MLRC

Media Law Resource Center

Looking to schedule a speaker for FSW '15? The Media Law Resource Center (MLRC) Institute can help. Through their First Amendment Speakers Bureau, a speaker can be arranged at no cost to you. Learn more.

Looking to schedule a speaker for FSW '15? The Media Law Resource Center (MLRC) Institute can help. Through their First Amendment Speakers Bureau, a reporter, editor or media lawyer can conduct a presentation at your organization or school at no cost to you. Learn more here.

Activities

credit: Texan News Service

credit: Texan News Service

Partnering Organizations may hold any activity of their choosing to mark FSW. In the past, these have ranged from week-long events to simply placing the FSW logo on a website. For examples view Activities in the Spotlight and Celebration Ideas.

View

Freedom of Speech artwork by Everett Spruill

Speech is often visual. Introducing the new "Freedom of Speech" artwork by noted artist Everett Spruill. Read more about this series.

Watch

Click to learn more about the Foundational for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) Stand Up for Speech Project on their website.

Activities in the Spotlight

Illinois College
Motion Picture Association of America
National Press Photographers Association
North Central College
Yale University Information Society Project