Can’t Ban Us – GA

Type of Event: Virtual Day of Event Contact: Deidra Wright - deidrawrightnow@gmail.com We provided lesson plans and presentations to teachers and parents. We will also host a banned book reading in collaboration with TFC. Teachers will gather after school for a freedom circle dialogue and dish @3:45pm

Teach-In and Banned Books Reading

Audubon Community Church 3219 Chelsea St,, Orlando, Florida, United States

Event Type: Virtual Day of Event Contact: Nikki Fragala Barnes - 321.303.0031 Will invite antiracism facebook group to share excerpts from banned books

Under Attack: Fighting the Assaults on Black Queer and Black Feminist Studies

Opportunities Industrial Center & Online 402 E Virginia St,, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States

Type of Event: Virtual Day of Event Contact: sjichicago@uic.edu Across the country, right-wing politicians and Republican-controlled legislatures are moving to eliminate and censor the teaching of Black feminism and Black queer studies. Cloaked behind the tropes of parents’ rights, the fragility of white youth, and the danger of Critical Race Theory, these forces seek to […]

Freedom to Learn: SOMA Day of Action – RALLY

Spiotta Park, South Orange 20-32 Village Plaza, South Orange, New Jersey, United States

Type of Event: In-Person Day of Event Contact: Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad - lawsosot@gmail.com This day of events on May 3 in South Orange and Maplewood is designed to unite everyone who believes in truth, including activists and racial justice allies in the fight against the College Board's and the state of Florida's attack on the African […]

Freedom to Learn #F2L Read Out Loud

Type of Event: Virtual Day of Event Contact: ARK Book Study Group - ARKBookStudyGroup@gmail.com Attendees will read a banned book via Zoom. The Zoom link will be provided upon request. Email: ARKBookStudyGroup@gmail.com

Banned book Reading/Raffle & Livestream

Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore 3555 Rosecrans Street #107, San Diego, CA, United States

Type of Event: Hybrid Day of Event Contact: Valerie Traina - vtraina2002@yahoo.com An in-person event that will be livestreamed on IG featuring a banned book raffle and live reading from various banned books.

“We the People” Freedom to Learn – Unbanned Book Pushback!

Event Type: Virtual Location: New Haven, CT Event Contact: Lisa Monroe and Susan Monroe - readstudyresist@gmail.com Social Justice CALL, hosting an initial meeting on May 3, to launch a series of teach-ins during summer 2023. Aim is to widely promote the Freedom to Learn, by building coalitions of readers to study truthful accounts of racism […]

#FTL Critical Race Theory & Contexts of Neurodiversity

Katagalugan, Philippines , Philippines

Type of Event: Virtual Day of Event Contact: Marie Adrienne Robles Manalili, MSc, RSLP - marie.manalili@gmail.com Location: Katagalugan, Philippines A/synchronous Discord discussion of "Critical Race Theory: The Key Writings that Formed the Movement" (Introduction chapter); planning/announcement of the Neurodiversity Discussion Group's "Contexts of Neurodiversity" virtual symposium to be held in October 2023. Event time is […]

CSJS F2L Virtual Banned Book Reading

Event Type: Virtual/Social Media Event Contact: Dr. Danielle Wallace - wallaced12@wpunj.edu Teach-In sponsored by the Dept of Community & Social Justice Studies at William Paterson University We have gathered a group of faculty and students to record themselves reading excerpts of banned books that will be posted on social media accounts for the Africana Studies, […]

FILM SCREENING – Light in Us Dark Ones

Opportunities Industrial Center & Online 402 E Virginia St,, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States

Type of Event: Hybrid Day of Event Contact: Elika Dadsetan-Foley - elika@visions-inc.org Film (based on true story of our founder, Dr. Valerie Batts) regarding why we are all doing the work we're doing today with talk back/Q&A VISIONS is pleased to invite the Rocky Mount and Edenton, NC communities to a special hybrid screening of The […]