Local Groups

Wisconsin Freedom to Read Project

Our group is dedicated to defending libraries–public and school–from book-banning, censorship, and partisanship. Whether you're in Peshtigo, Beloit, Milwaukee, or Ashland, this is the space to talk about what's happening in your community, make plans, and take action to ensure the survival of these sacred public institutions.
36 Members
Organizers
KJ
Kelly Jensen
TM
Tasslyn Magnusson

Illinois Library Alliance

Schools and libraries across Illinois need support from people who care about the First Amendment and the Right to Read. Join the Parents for Progress initiative to network with others around the Land of Lincoln who care. We will keep you up to date with news affecting the libraries and with ways to support our school and public libraries.
28 Members
Organizers
KJ
Kelly Jensen
JC
John Chrastka
1 Other

North Dakota First Amendment Defense Group

We are a coalition of North Dakota community members, educators, parents, librarians, and advocacy organizations dedicated to preserving Americans’ freedom to choose what we read. Our group is dedicated to defending libraries from book-banning efforts. With the new bill proposed by House Majority Leader Mike Lefor, there is no time to waste. This is a space where we can discuss current issues and come together to fight for our First Amendment rights and all North Dakotans right to read any and all books.
25 Members
Organizers
AG
Aimee Geurts

Galveston County Library Alliance

The Galveston County Library Alliance is a grassroots organization formed to defend the rights of all citizens against book censorship and to fight against ordinances and policies in League City and the broader county that wrongly restricts or reshelves books. The "Community Standards Review Committee" created by the League City Council threatens to suppress and ultimately ban books from the library.
24 Members
Organizers
KS
Katherine Swanson

Prattville First Amendment Defense Group

Our group is dedicated to defending libraries from book-banning efforts.
22 Members
Organizers
JV
Jennifer Venable-Humphrey
JH
Jessica Hayes

Mass Right to Read

Please join the effort to preserve and extend the Right to Read across Massachusetts. Whether it is in libraries, schools, or the public square, our First Amendment rights matter in every corner of our state.
20 Members
Organizers
JC
John Chrastka

Marathon County Public Library Alliance

Our group is dedicated to supporting the Marathon County Public Library
17 Members
Organizers
SA
Sonja Ackerman
BM
Beth Martin

NJ Regional Response Team

We're fighting for the right to read across New Jersey.
16 Members
Organizers
AP
Amy Penwell
TS
Tricina Strong-Beebe

Let Davis Read

We are parents and citizens of Davis County, Utah, who are dedicated to defending school and public libraries and the individual right to read.
14 Members
Organizers
JH
Jessica Horton

Okefenokee Library Alliance

The Okefenokee Library Alliance is a grassroots group formed in early 2023 to resist the wave of censorship and efforts to ban not just books, but displays and clubs at our libraries.
14 Members
Organizers
AM
Andrea Miller
KT
Ken Taft