Wieden+Kennedy's Powerful Campaign Tackles Rise of Book Bans in Schools

'America Erased,' with nonprofit Courageous Conversation, defends students' freedom to learn

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Book bans in American public schools are on the rise, increasing by 33% over the 2022-23 school year compared with the previous year, according to nonprofit PEN America. And diversity, equity and inclusion education is under attack—just last month in Florida, the Board of Governors banned public funding of DEI programs across state universities.

A new campaign from agency Wieden+Kennedy New York and Courageous Conversation Global Foundation highlights the dangers of such bans and censorship, particularly to marginalized communities.



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