The FIRE Student Network will be accepting applications until tomorrow at midnight for its annual summer conference taking place July 25–27. This three-day conference is well worth your time. Jam-packed with opportunities to form friendships with students like you, hang out with FIRE staff, receive a crash course in FIRE cases and First Amendment issues, and enjoy delicious food and fellowship at Bryn Mawr College, this is a conference you’ll be glad you attended. The FSN Conference is free to attend and open to current students at U.S. colleges and universities, including graduate students and incoming freshmen. Housing and meals will be provided for attendees. Travel reimbursement for up to $300 per student will be available to help students travel to and from Bryn Mawr. The application is quick, and, if you’re accepted, you will receive notification of your acceptance within two days. Watch the video below to get pumped up for this exciting event!
One advocate was arrested and handcuffed for two hours after peacefully demonstrating in a public park. FIRE is suing to protect the constitutional right to speak freely in public parks.