Activism Idea: “First Amendment Week”

A new study by The First Amendment Center titled “State of the First Amendment 2011” found that 30% of Americans cannot list any of the rights guaranteed by the First Amendment and 38% cannot name the freedom of speech as one of those rights.  While this is an unfortunate situation, it is one that your campus activism can address!

Consider holding a First Amendment Week event on your campus! To make it easier for YAL chapters to get started, I’ve included a template that I am currently submitting to officials at Vanderbilt University (click the image to download the file):


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