Sunday, October 3, 2010

The Right to Offend: National Coalition Against Censorship

There are a variety of organizations devoted to opposing censorship. Let's take a field trip to the website of one of them, The National Coalition Against Censorship. The Coalition oversees a wide variety of projects:

Blogging Censorship: NCAC launches a blog where staff weigh in daily on current censorship issues, underreported censorship incidents, and policy decisions.

You might also want to check out these member organizations:

Participating Organizations

Actors' Equity Association
American Association of School Administrators
American Association of University Professors
American Association of University Women
American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression
American Civil Liberties Union
American Ethical Union
American Federation of Teachers
American Federation of Television & Radio Artists
American Jewish Committee
American Jewish Congress
American Library Association
American Literary Translators Association
American Orthopsychiatric Association
American Society of Journalists & Authors
Americans United for Separation of Church & State
Association of American Publishers
Authors Guild Foundation
Catholics for Choice
Children's Literature Association
College Art Association
The Creative Coalition
Directors Guild of America
Dramatists Guild of America
Educational Book & Media Association
First Amendment Lawyers Association

International Reading Association
Lambda Legal
Modern Language Association
National Center for Science Education
National Communication Association
National Council for the Social Studies
National Council of Churches
National Council of Jewish Women
National Council of Teachers of English
National Education Association
The Newspaper Guild/CWA
Office of Communication, United Church of Christ
PEN American Center
People for the American Way

Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Screen Actors Guild
Sexuality Information & Education Council of the U.S.
Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators
Student Press Law Center
Union for Reform Judaism

Union of Democratic Intellectual
Unitarian Universalist Association
United Methodist Communications, United Methodist Church
Women's American ORT
Writers Guild of America, East
Writers Guild of America, West

1 comment:

Teresa Koberstein, NCAC said...

Thank you for sharing this on your blog! We are glad to be a resource for teachers.

Teresa Koberstein
National Coalition Against Censorship