FIRE Wants to Hear From You

The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression’s staff works year-round to defend free speech. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., ET. Please feel free to call, email, or connect with us on social media.

Call US: 215-717-FIRE

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Host a FIRE Speaker on Your Campus

Hosting a FIRE speaker is a great way to catalyze social change and educate your community about the importance of free speech, due process, and religious liberty.

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Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression
510 Walnut St.
Suite 900
Philadelphia, PA 19106


Faculty Legal Defense Hotline

The Faculty Legal Defense Fund (FLDF) is FIRE’s program tailored to offering “first responder” assistance in protecting the freedom of expression and academic freedom held by faculty members at public colleges and universities. This hotline provides legal help — at no cost to faculty members — by connecting them, where needed and appropriate, to experienced counsel in their area who are in our network of pre-screened and pre-selected participating attorneys.

Student Press Freedom Initiative Hotline

FIRE’s Student Press Freedom Initiative (SPFI) defends free press on campus by advocating for the rights of student journalists at colleges and universities across the country. Student journalists and student media advisers can call SPFI’s 24-hour hotline to get rapid resources for their legal questions.