A Free Speech Comic
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
This publication was made possible with a grant from the Arthur N. Rupe Foundation.
ÂŠ 2019 by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. ISBN: 978-0-578-46313-1 Published by: Foundation for Individual Rights in Education 510 Walnut Street, Suite 1250 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Illustrated by Gwen Price: gwenpriceart.com. Story by Bonnie Kerrigan Snyder, D.Ed., and Peter Bonilla. Printed in the United States of America.
Finding Your Voice is published by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). Founded in 1999, FIRE is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to defending student and faculty rights nationwide. FIRE was founded to defend the rights of college students and faculty, but we believe it is essential that students understand the principles of free speech before making the decision to go to college. We were inspired to create this volume by our desire to spark discussion of these issues among pre-college students. If you are a high school student or teacher interested in learning more about FIREâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s work, we encourage you to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn More Check out FIRE’s other free speech resources: FIRE’s K-12 Resource page – Home of all of FIRE’s materials that provide teachers and students comprehensive information on the history, law, and philosophy of free speech: thefire.org/k12 FIRE’s Guides to Free Speech on Campus – Our series of guides on various areas of student rights, available free to students and teachers: thefire.org/fire-guides FIRE’s First Amendment Library – An invaluable teaching and learning tool containing the complete opinions of all of the Supreme Court’s First Amendment cases, along with special document collections, interactive historical timelines, and much more: thefire.org/1AL FIRE’s Spotlight Database – Our interactive database rating the speech policies at more than 400 universities around the country. A crucial tool for helping students research their prospective institution’s commitment to free expression: thefire.org/spotlight Get involved! Join the FIRE Student Network – The FIRE Student Network (FSN) is a diverse coalition of college students who care about protecting civil liberties on campus. By joining, you’ll receive email updates with invitations to FIRE events; information about opportunities such as our FIRE Summer Internship Program and conference; tips for activism; and alerts about what’s going on your campus, in your state, and nationally: thefire.org/student-network Keep up with our work by checking our website at thefire.org! : thefireorg
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