ALA’s Intellectual Freedom Round Table Committee Soliciting Nominations for Three Annual Intellectual Freedom Award
From an Announcement:
The American Library Association’s Intellectual Freedom Round Table Committee is soliciting nominations for three annual Intellectual Freedom Awards
The John Phillip Immroth award honors the courage of a living individual, group, or organization setting an example for the defense and furtherance of the principles of intellectual freedom. The award consists of a citation and $500. Applications are open: https://ala.org/rt/ifrt/immroth.
Have you written, or do you know of, a book on the theme of Intellectual Freedom, published in 2021 or 2022? It might be non-fiction or fiction, or youth, teen, or adult. Submit it to ALA’s Oboler Award for consideration. The award recognizes outstanding writing on Intellectual Freedom with a written citation and $500 prize. https://ala.org/rt/ifrt/oboler
The Gerald Hodges Award consists of a citation and $1,000 for an intellectual freedom focused organization for strong ongoing program or a single project supporting intellectual freedom, patron confidentiality, and anti-censorship. https://ala.org/rt/ifrt/hodges
Hat Tip/Thanks: Michael Blackwell/Readers First
Direct to Intellectual Freedom Round Table Website
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