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At 10AM ET, the Congressional Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is convening a hearing on censorship in schools. #PENAmerica CEO @SuzanneNossel will be speaking about our work on educational gag orders, book bans, and the #EdScare. Tune in: https://oversight.house.gov/legislation/hearings/free-speech-under-attack-part-ii-curriculum-sabotage-and-classroom-censorship
Next Monday, PEN America will host the 2022 #PENgala at @AMNH in New York City. Learn more about this year's honorees and special guests here: https://pen.org/2022-literary-gala/
Student activist Jack Petocz organized a school walkout involving thousands of students across Florida in protest against the Don't Say Gay bill. His school is now barring him from running for senior class president. https://www.news-journalonline.com/story/news/local/flagler/2022/05/18/jack-petocz-lgbtq-activist-flagler-schools-retaliating-against-him-after-walkout/9812304002/