Start Hosting Your Manga Book Club With This Handbook From CBLDF and Viz Media

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the First Amendment rights of the comics medium. The CBLDF provides legal defense and advocacy to those whose First Amendment rights are threatened for making, selling, or even reading comic books, as well as provides free referrals for cases before they go to court. 

The CBLDF also supports for libraries in challenges to comics and graphic novels by providing letters of support, and access to resources to defend graphic novels when they are challenged. Other support provided by the CBLDF includes: a robust website with resources/tool kits, delivering panels/presentations on the history of comic censorship and First Amendement rights issues, sponsoring Banned Books Week, and more.

Among the deep list of resources provided by the CBLDF includes the Manga Book Club Handbook. Created in partnership with Viz Media, the Manga Book Club Handbook is the perfect resource for anyone interested in hosting a successful manga club. The handbook can be downloaded here or viewed online. Hardcopies on the handbook are also availabe in the CBLDF Rewards Zone

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Everyone thinks Lulu is a bulldog, but she knows that can't be true, because Lulu is a Rhinoceros-that is what she sees staring back at her when she looks in the mirror. But sometimes, being yourself can be a difficult road to walk. And just when all hope seems lost, Lulu finds a small friend that makes a big difference in her life when she realizes that the courage to be herself has been inside of her all along. >>