Knowing your civil liberties is the first step towards taking action for the causes you care about. When you Learn with FIRE, you’ll take courses on a wide range of topics, including free speech and due process, designed by our expert staff.
FIRE is excited to offer a semester-long, paid, remote program as part of our efforts to educate and empower students on American college and university campuses.
FIRE offers a 10-week, paid summer internship as part of our efforts to educate students about their rights at colleges and universities.
FIRE’s Student Press Freedom Initiative defends free press on campus by advocating for the rights of student journalists at colleges and universities across the country.
Ready to speak out on campus? This is your chance to learn how to ignite your rights. FIRE may also reimburse travel and lodging costs.
Higher education — and your college campus — needs healthy, rigorous, and productive conversations. Here’s how you can help.
Are you interested in working with FIRE’s Speakers Bureau to engage your campus community? Take a look at these resources for instructions on how to get started.
When a college student is accused of violating the code of conduct, they may feel lost, anxious, and scared about their future. That’s where Student Defenders come in. Student Defenders are trained as conduct advisors and work to protect the right to due process, or the right to fair treatment in a disciplinary process, for all students.
Learn to spot the signs of restrictive speech policies, educate your campus community, and work to reverse problematic policies.
Interacting with student government leaders can be intimidating but necessary if you want to change your campus.
Check out this list for inspiration on some of the many ways you can use campus activism to promote free speech on your campus.
How has the concept of free speech been perceived throughout history? How did Socrates, the printing press, and the internet affect people’s right to free speech? Take the journey through history and around the world with The Nomadic Professor to explore this long and fascinating thread of human history.
Learn more about how FIRE advocates for your rights.
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