We understand that in today's day and age, censorship and book challenges come in all shapes and forms. When you're already under pressure, it may feel overwhelming, and you may not know where to go or what to do! Below is a quick-reference guide to some of KATE's favorite tools from some of our favorite organizations for fighting censorship and book challenges. Whether you're a teacher, a librarian, a student, or a community member, we hope this page helps guide you! Note: We are not lawyers. This page serves merely as an allocation of resources.
Advocacy Against Educational Gag Orders / Proposed Laws
Pen America works to fight censorship and educational policies that would gag intellectual freedom. If you know of upcoming legislation that could harm ELA classrooms via censorship, be sure to reach out to them!