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You're not alone — FIRE defends your rights on campus

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Your campus activism can promote free speech.

As a student on campus, your voice is critical to securing free expression at your school. These campus activism tools will enable you to effect change on your campus.

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Lessons

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. These courses are for anyone who wants to know how to leverage their rights for change within their communities.

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Student defenders know their colleges’ policies — and they know what your rights are.

Know your rights, defend your rights

Student Defenders

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. These are students who are trained as conduct advisors and who work to protect the right to due process, or the right to fair treatment in a disciplinary process, for all students. 

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Learn from FIRE’s Free Speech Defenders

FIRE provides students with opportunities and support to defend free speech with hands-on experience and training.

Opportunities for Students

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You aren’t alone in defending yourself.

Campus Rights Advocacy

Need help defending your free speech rights? FIRE may be able to help.

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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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