Was free expression a priority when you were on campus?

Encourage your alma mater to teach and practice the ideals of a free society

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“Alumni have the ability and duty to demand that their schools maintain the reasons for which they were created. But to be effective, alumni need to organize.”
Stuart Taylor Jr. and Edward Yingling

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How Does Your School Compare?

Find out how well your school’s policies protect the free speech rights of students and faculty.

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Become a Free Speech Champion

Get informed, get organized, and get mobilized to defend civil liberties at your alma mater

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10 Common-Sense Reforms for Campuses to Encourage Free Speech

As confidence in higher education reaches historic lows and colleges struggle to respond to contentious social and political issues, now is the time for alumni to demand their alma maters return to their core mission through these simple steps.

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Connect with fellow alumni at your alma mater. Together you can work to organize positive change on your campus.

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"As alumni, we were concerned with actions taken by the Administration, and felt some corrections were needed for the long term good of the Institute. However, it's difficult to know how alumni can best help their school. FIRE provides that information and then equips us with the tools to bring positive change."
Charles Davis, MIT Free Speech Alliance

The MIT Free Speech Alliance mobilizes alumni to take proactive efforts to ensure the university prioritizes free speech, open inquiry, and viewpoint diversity.

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