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CBLDF Board Members Jenni Holm and Jeff Smith Celebrate the Freedom to Read

September 26, 2014
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CBLDF Board Members Jenni Holm and Jeff Smith Celebrate the Freedom to Read

CBLDF is honored to have some pretty spectacular board members, creators, and comics professionals who are willing to go the extra mile for the freedom to read. Board members Jenni Holm, the winner of multiple Newbery Honors and co-creator of the hit series Babymouse and Squish, and Jeff Smith, the creator of the bestselling all-ages…

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Bone Creator Jeff Smith Featured on NPR, Reading Rainbow

September 25, 2014
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Bone Creator Jeff Smith Featured on NPR, Reading Rainbow

People have been trying to ban books for as long as books have existed, and attacks on comics are nothing new, of course. With their unique way of combining words and images, comics have long been misunderstood, and an easy target for the people who glimpse a panel or a page out of context and…

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Free Posters and Resources for Banned Books Week!

September 17, 2014
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Free Posters and Resources for Banned Books Week!

Banned Books Week is coming right up next week, September 21-27, and we have some great free resources for librarians, teachers, retailers, and anyone else who wants to celebrate! First, the posters. That beauty at right featuring characters from banned and challenged comics comes to us courtesy of Jonathan Hill and First Second Books. In…

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CBLDF Releases Working With Libraries! A Handbook For Comics Creators

July 21, 2014
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The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to release Working With Libraries! A Handbook For Comics Creators, featuring an introduction by Jeff Smith, and written by Eva Volin (Supervising Librarian, Children’s Services, Alameda Free Library, Alameda, CA), Katherine Keller (Sequential Tart, UNLV), Jessica Lee (Teacher Librarian, Willard Middle School, Berkeley, CA), Amanda Jacobs Foust…

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View CBLDF’s #GivingTuesday Google+ Hangout with Jeff Smith and Gene Yang

December 5, 2013
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View CBLDF’s #GivingTuesday Google+ Hangout with Jeff Smith and Gene Yang

#GivingTuesday just posted video for their day-long, first-ever Google+ Hangout-a-thon, which means you can now view (or relive) CBLDF’s #GivingTuesday Mashable / Google+ Hangout with Jeff Smith (Bone, RASL) and Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints)! Smith and Yang were joined by CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein and PEN America Freedom to…

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Join Jeff Smith & Gene Luen Yang to Support CBLDF on #GivingTuesday!

December 2, 2013
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Join Jeff Smith & Gene Luen Yang to Support CBLDF on #GivingTuesday!

CBLDF is excited to be participating in the first ever #GivingTuesday and Mashable Google+ Hangout-a-thon on Tuesday, December 3. This 12-hour live Hangout on Air will take place from 9am – 9pm ET, with CBLDF going live at 5:30 pm ET. Our segment will feature Bone creator and CBLDF Board Member Jeff Smith alongside American…

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Jeff Smith Hosts World Premiere of TUKI at CBLDF Benefit Brunch on November 10 At Society of Illustrators in NYC

October 18, 2013
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Please join Jeff Smith, the acclaimed author of Bone and RASL, on Sunday, November 10, for a live performance unveiling his new series Tuki Save the Humans! The performance will take place during the benefit brunch for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Kids’ Right to Read program at the Society of Illustrators in New York…

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Be Counted: How Your Membership Makes A Difference

October 25, 2012
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Are you a current member of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund?  If you’ve contributed your member dues in 2012, we thank you.  If you haven’t renewed or have yet to join, we’re asking you to please Be Counted and support our vitally important work today. The CBLDF’s program work is increasing, and we need…

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Video: Jeff Smith for the CBLDF

June 19, 2008
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