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NEFAC Featured Speaker Program to Teach Students Value of First Amendment Freedoms, Fourth Estate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 | justin@nefac.org The New England First Amendment Coalition is pleased to announce the launch of its Featured Speaker Program, an educational initiative that will bring First Amendment and journalism experts to the region’s college campuses and high school classrooms. The announcement follows several recent surveys that show a diminishing understanding […]

Programs and Services

NEFAC protects the First Amendment and the public’s right to know through education, defense and advocacy. The coalition provides many public services and programs that help strengthen communities and newsrooms throughout the region. Most recently we have focused our efforts on police accountability and transparency, open government during the COVID-19 pandemic and protecting the freedom […]

NEFAC to Celebrate Constitution Week with Program at Framingham State University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 | justin@nefac.org In honor of Constitution Week, the New England First Amendment Coalition will present a discussion about the First Amendment and freedom of the press on Sept. 19 at Framingham State University, 93 State Street in Framingham, Mass. The discussion will be at 7 p.m. at the […]

NEFAC Speaker to Discuss First Amendment, Journalism at Greenfield Library Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 | justin@nefac.org The New England First Amendment Coalition will present a discussion on the First Amendment from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on July 26 at the Greenfield Public Library, 402 Main Street in Greenfield, Mass. The program is part of the library’s Thursday Morning Club and […]

The First Amendment and Local Journalism Need You

Help Us Raise $6,500 in Matching Donations Members of the NEFAC Board of Directors are reaching into their wallets again this year to match the first $6,500 in donations received between now and this weekend. Beginning today your $50 donation becomes $100. A $100 donation becomes $200. And so on. This is a special much-needed […]

We Have One Week to Raise $7,000

All Donations Doubled Members of the NEFAC Board of Directors are reaching into their wallets again this year to match the first $7,000 in donations received this week. Beginning today your $50 donation becomes $100. Your $100 donation becomes $200. And so on. This is a special much-needed week-long opportunity to raise money for First […]

NEFAC, Providence Community Library to Present Discussion on Hate Speech in America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 | justin@nefac.org The New England First Amendment Coalition and Providence Community Library, Olneyville Branch, will present an panel discussion on hate speech and the First Amendment. The online presentation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 10 and feature local perspectives on offensive speech […]

NEFAC’s Emily Sweeney of The Boston Globe to Discuss Disinformation, Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 | justin@nefac.org Emily Sweeney, a reporter for The Boston Globe and a member of the New England First Amendment Coalition Board of Directors, will discuss media literacy and the upcoming elections during a free online presentation later this month. Sweeney will be speaking as part of NEFAC’s […]