Tag: education

Join Us for She Changed Comics at UIUC!

Calling all central Illinoisans! Next Monday, April 24, CBLDF Editorial Director Betsy Gomez will join a panel discussion centered on our book She Changed Comics at the University of Illinois Undergrad Library. Gomez will be joined by comics scholar and…

CBLDF Joins Coalition Raising Concerns Over WA Daycare Program’s Ban on “Frightening Images”

CBLDF has joined a coalition led by the Kids Right to Read Project on a letter to the Washington State Department of Early Learning expressing concern about a regulation that prevents childcare providers from selecting potentially “frightening books.” CBLDF joins coalition efforts like these…

Using Graphic Novels in Education: Trickster

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that…

Join CBLDF in Las Vegas This Saturday!

On Saturday, comics fans around Las Vegas will gather for the Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival, and CBLDF will be on hand at artist’s Alley table #40 with She Changed Comics and more! The Vegas Falley Comic Book Festival is a…

WA Early Achievers Program Raises Censorship Concerns

Broad language used in a Washington State Early Achievers program that singles out specifically “fables, fairy tales, and nature/science books” has raised concerns about censorship in daycares across the state. Part of the Early Start Act, which was signed into law…

Join CBLDF in Seattle This Weekend at GEEKGIRLCON!

CBLDF is making its annual appearance at New York Comic-Con, but we haven’t forgotten the West Coast! You’ll also find us in Seattle for GeekGirlCon! We’ll be at booth #806 with signed goodies, She Changed Comics, and more! GeekGirlCon celebrates women’s…

Diverse Comics for Classrooms and Libraries: Race

Happy Banned Books Week! In this series, we compile a list of comics that have diverse content and creators for which we have developed resources. For this column, we take a look at comics that deal with racial issues and…

Diverse Comics for Classrooms and Libraries: Religion

Happy Banned Books Week! In this series, we compile a list of comics that have diverse content and creators for which we have developed resources. For this column, we take a look at comics that depict diverse religions or have been banned…

Now Available: CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook 2016!

Banned Books Week is happening September 25 – October 1, and CBLDF is delighted to release the latest edition of the CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook to help you celebrate! A resource anyone can use to plan a Banned Books Week celebration…

She Changed Comics! Help Back CBLDF’s History of the Women Who Changed Free Expression on Kickstarter!

Women have been making comics since the medium’s very beginning, but there’s an important story that hasn’t yet been told: how women changed free expression in comics. With your help, CBLDF will tell that story in She Changed Comics, a full-color,…