Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska
The Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON) was established in 1988. As of June 2017, the organization is filing articles of incorporation with the Nebraska Secretary of State. It is a 501(c)3 organization. AFCON works on a variety of issues including censorship in Nebraska schools, censorship of the arts, military censorship, political correctness, political double-speak, the Telecommunications Act of 1996, freedom on the Internet, and the teaching of diverse issues. From AFCON's website http://www.academicfreedomnebraska.org/: "AFCON offers guidance about Academic Freedom through the issuance of occasional statements, through the publication of principles, and through direct advocacy."
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The records of the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON) include meeting minutes, brochures, membership lists, budgets, special projects, events, and other material documenting the organization's activities. The organization has advocated for legislation at the state level as well as advocated for the University of Nebraska to adopt an academic freedom statement for all campuses.