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National Coalition Against Censorship

National Coalition Against Censorship

The organizational website of the National Coalition Against Censorship. The site includes a blog, analysis of censorship issues, and list of events. The organization also spearheads programs such as youth free expression.


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Lesley Farmer
Lesley Farmer (Faculty)
6 years ago

This organization's mission is to promote freedom of thought, inquiry and expression and oppose censorship in all its forms. They have several foci: arts, higher education, right to read, youth expression. NCAC discusses 16 issues (e.g., Internet, music, sexuality, religion, hate speech, etc.), and notes recent cases for each. The site also provides resources/toolkits on first amendment rights, LGBTQ right to read, challenged books, etc. This is a good centralized collection on intellectual freedom, including censorship. Teachers and students can use it independently and also as discussion starters.

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