"Book censorship wrecks a healthy environment for inquiry and learning." @RepRaskin opens today's House Subcommittee hearing on classroom censorship, which will include testimony from PEN America's CEO @SuzanneNossel. Tune in: https://oversight.house.gov/legislation/hearings/free-speech-under-attack-part-ii-curriculum-sabotage-and-classroom-censorship
1,300+ children's authors & illustrators have signed a letter strongly condemning efforts to ban books. We call on Congress, state leaders, & school boards to protect students' rights to access books they need & deserve.
Link to the letter text is here: https://diversebooks.org/letter-from-1300-childrens-and-ya-authors-on-book-banning/