Free Speech Week is October 18-24

Free Speech Week is a nonpartisan, non-ideological event designed to raise awareness and celebrate the importance of free speech and a free press in the United States. This year Free Speech Week is October 18-24, 2021.

News Media Alliance is a Free Speech Week partner, along with a variety of organizations and educational institutions that believe in the value of freedom of speech.

Free Speech Week

Free Speech Week Resources
Below are several resources and materials on Free Speech that can be used in your newspaper publications, as well as online and on social media.

Partners offer resources and host activities during Free Speech Week, including webinars, quizzes, contests and more. Click here for ideas on how your newspaper can participate:

For more information about Free Speech Week,

Infographic: The History of Press Freedom in America

Download official Free Speech Week logo and tagline:

Social Media Resources
Show your support by changing your social media profile image during Free Speech Week.

Download the Free Speech Week social media badge here

In addition, use the hashtag #freedomspeaks to follow and participate in the conversation about free speech week on Twitter!