PEN America Gravely Concerned Over Rwanda’s Treatment of Paul Rusesabagina
PEN America is alarmed by recent reports regarding the trial and mistreatment in detention of Paul Rusesabagina. More
Join PEN America Today
Defend free expression, support persecuted writers, and promote literary culture.
Get updates on events, literary awards, free expression issues, and global news.
Duval has kept a $3M investment in literacy off the classroom shelves for 316 days. The books are part of the 'Essential Voices' K-5 collection that include topics like religious traditions, cultural histories, and things we do with families. @DuvalSchools please put them back! https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1600251299957592064
With Ellen "Finding Junie Kim" & Ami "Gracefully Grayson" Polonsky, waiting to address the Duval County FL school board, which has pulled the Essential Voices book collection from the K-5 libraries, including NYA'S LONG WALK.
@FReadomFighters @diversebooks @PENamerica
@PENamerica @DuvalSchools @diversebooks Delivering this letter in person tonight to @DuvalSchools along with two amazing authors from the Essential Voices Collection. We also had help from @FLFreedomRead and @MomsRising and a ton of community support.