Tickets can be purchased by contacting the FTRF
at TRHC.org or by phone at 830-990-1192.
Meanwhile, the FTRF
staff has learned more about "what engages people," while realizing that "there is a huge information gap when it comes to people understanding that books are still challenged and removed from library shelves." Now the FTRF
is planning how to share information with almost 4,000 new "friends." You can help by "liking" their page and offering your suggestions for how they can build on this new opportunity, which includes Twitter and Pinterest.
I was heartened to learn that last November, within a coalition of many nonprofits, associations, and businesses, ALA's Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF
) urged Congress to reform surveillance practices and privacy protection.
She received the Freedom to Read Foundation's Roll of Honor Award in 1998, and served previously as a member of the FTRF