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Activist Toolkit Weekly Roundup: Freedom to Read Week, writers in exile, and how to plan a successful rally

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Freedom to read week

Weekly roundup

It's Freedom to Read Week and it’s the perfect time to take a stand against censorship. Show your support for freedom of expression by sharing a challenged book with your community and use Bookcrossing to track your released books and start a conversation with later readers of those books.

Find out how you can show support for detained writers, as well as assist writers who have been exiled for their work.

Looking to keep closer tabs on government officials? Gain access to municipal records from Montreal and Laval through Gazette Docs. Learn more about the civic engagement tools available from Open North here.

Find tips here on the logistics that go into a successful rally or march. For students looking to deepen their involvement in the Fair Trade movement, find some helpful resources here.

Events

Across Canada

Freedom to Read Week (February 24-March 2, 2013) 

Ottawa

An Evening with David Suzuki and Jeff Rubin—The Eco Tour (February 26, 2013)

Toronto

Celebrate Our Freedom to Read (March 1, 2013)

Want to add a tool? The Activist Toolkit is a wiki! Find out how to add tools and edit it here.

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