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Stephanie Elizondo Griest
National Coalition Against Censorship
New York, NY

275 7th Ave. -- 9th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Work: 212-807-6222 x17

"Does Free Speech Matter" youth film contest

Griest is the coordinator of the Youth Free Expression Network which is a project of the National Coalition Against Censorship.

Mission (From http://www.yfen.org/pages/about/aboutyfen.htm)
The Youth Free Expression Network is a national coalition of teens and adults committed to defending the free expression rights of youth. Faced with Internet filters, "abstinence-only" sex education, and other restrictions on young people's access to ideas, YFEN's goal is to empower youth to advocate on their own behalf. In the process, YFEN aims to educate the public that censorial measures enacted in the presumed interest of "protecting" youth not only prevent minors from learning, thinking, and exploring; they deprive them of critical information on subjects ranging from human rights and feminism to drugs and safer sex. YFEN was founded by the Free Expression Policy Project in 2002 and is now a program of the National Coalition Against Censorship.