Welcome to the VLA Intellectual Freedom Committee!
The Intellectual Freedom Committee is concerned with the rights of freedom of expression, and stands ready to assist in situations where these rights may be in danger and is responsible for arranging the John Swan Memorial Lecture.
Report a Challenge
Please use VLA’s Challenge Reporting Form to let us know if your library has received a challenge to library materials or programming.
The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom provides confidential support to anyone undergoing a challenge or ban. Support can come in the form of letters, book reviews, resources, talking points or emotional support. Report censorship online or by calling 1-800-545-2433, ext. 4226.
IFC Rapid Response Team to help you in the event of a challenge or censorship threat
Intellectual Freedom Toolkit (continually updated)