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Have you ever faced retaliation for exercising your free speech rights? If so, you know it’s no fun to suddenly find your rights under threat. Get involved with FIRE today and help protect your rights and our freedoms.

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Grow your free speech network! FIRE holds national and regional events for college students and faculty interested in free speech law, history, education, and more. 

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Opportunities for Alumni

Join FIRE’s Alumni Network today to defend free speech at your alma mater.

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Opportunities for Faculty

Are you a college faculty member who faces punishment, non-renewal, or loss of tenure for exercising your academic freedom or free speech rights? FIRE has the resources to help you take action to your rights on campus.

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FIRE Legal Network

Interested in defending free speech?

Opportunities for Legal Professionals

The FIRE Legal Network is a nationwide group of practicing attorneys to whom we refer cases when counsel is necessary and the matter at issue falls outside the scope of FIRE’s mission or ability to assist. The FIRE Legal Network does not require dues or other such commitments, but it does provide you the opportunity to defend First Amendment rights. 

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Join FIRE's Team

FIRE is a mission-driven organization of hardworking, dedicated team members committed to defending and sustaining the individual rights of all Americans to free speech and free thought.

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Join the Ember Club


FIRE’s Ember Club is a tight circle of our closest friends and investors who partner with us to defend individual rights on and off campus, with exclusive benefits and access to FIRE programs and leadership. 

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