Participants hold PEN America’s Writers Resist banner, marching in New York City

NYC Literary Action Coalition

The NYC Literary Action Coalition aims to create an activism network of NYC-based literary members to build the community’s capacity to mobilize on behalf of free expression and social… More

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NYPD Proposed Press Rules Are Attack on Free Press

Amid hundreds of reports of police targeting journalists and attacking freedom of the press, the New York Police Department this week proposed new rules to bar journalists from covering… More

Christine Chung

Local Journalist Heroes: Christine Chung

“The way that people are responding to what they see as inadequacies in support from local government has been really uplifting. . . these kinds of positive stories are… More

Zainab Iqbal

Local Journalist Heroes: Zainab Iqbal

“As long as people keep reading, we won’t stop reporting. It’s not always easy, but our immense love for the communities we cover keeps us going.” More