PEN America Launches Free Speech 2020 Initiative

PEN America has launched Free Speech 2020, a yearlong initiative intended to "mobilize writers and readers to elevate free speech issues and defend free expression throughout this election season." The initiative will feature Q&As with presidential candidates, authors, and activists about the value of free speech; research profiling the major threats to free expression in the U.S.; and resources to guide PEN America Members and partners to defend against those threats. Free Speech 2020 will also involve a series of events, trainings, and conversations about the importance of protecting freedom of expression, to be held nationwide.

Free Speech 2020 will continue through November, highlighting four major themes: defending press freedom, combatting disinformation, fighting online harassment, and upholding protest rights. For more information, visit pen.org/free-speech-2020.

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