October Marks Free Speech & Character Counts Weeks

Every year, the U.S. government proclaims the third week in October as “Character Counts Week.” This year, the dates are Oct. 20-26. Events around the country focus on the universal values shared by Americans. During the same time, the nation will observe Free Speech Week Oct. 21-27. This commemoration celebrates the Constitution’s First Amendment and the significance of effective and free communication.