Organize a debate about an issue important to your community.
Ask your mayor to proclaim October 18-24, 2021 Free Speech Week. We have included a sample letter and proclamation language on our website.
Schedule a community meeting with elected officials or school board representatives to discuss issues important to you and your community members.
Ask your town council to schedule an “open forum” where residents can express their opinions on issues of public importance.
Ask your local library and bookstores to recognize Free Speech Week with a banner and/or banned book displays.
Work with community service clubs (e.g. Rotary, Lions, Kiwanis, etc.) to schedule a speaker for their meetings on free speech themes.
Organize a concert or art festival to celebrate free expression.
Work with local television, radio and newspapers to schedule tours of their facilities for school groups and journalism clubs.