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Have you ever faced retaliation for exercising your free speech rights? If so, you know it’s no fun to suddenly find your rights under threat. Get involved with ͼ today and help protect your rights and our freedoms.

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Grow your free speech network! ͼ holds national and regional events for college students and faculty interested in free speech law, history, education, and more. 

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Free Speech Leadership Summit

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Join the next generation of free speech leaders for the inaugural ͼ Free Speech Leadership Summit in Philadelphia from June 23 to 29. The summit is a free, week-long summer program for college-bound rising 9th through 12th graders who are interested in free speech. Students will gain a thorough understanding of free speech, including what it is, why it’s important, and how it empowers all of us to solve real-world problems and achieve our full potential. 

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Opportunities for Alumni

Join ͼ’s Alumni Network today to defend free speech at your alma mater.

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Opportunities for Faculty

Are you a college faculty member who faces punishment, non-renewal, or loss of tenure for exercising your academic freedom or free speech rights? ͼ has the resources to help you take action to your rights on campus.

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ͼ Legal Network

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Opportunities for Legal Professionals

The ͼ Legal Network is a nationwide group of practicing attorneys to whom we refer cases when counsel is necessary and the matter at issue falls outside the scope of ͼ’s mission or ability to assist. The ͼ Legal Network does not require dues or other such commitments, but it does provide you the opportunity to defend First Amendment rights. 

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ͼ is a mission-driven organization of hardworking, dedicated team members committed to defending and sustaining the individual rights of all Americans to free speech and free thought.

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ͼ’s Ember Club is a tight circle of our closest friends and investors who partner with us to defend individual rights on and off campus, with exclusive benefits and access to ͼ programs and leadership. 

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