"Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press…"
Amendment I, Bill of Rights, U.S. Constitution, 1787
When the National Press Club was founded in 1908, one of its missions was to promote free speech - and not only in the United States. Much has changed since then, but the NPC remains a vocal advocate for the press around the nation and around the world. We stand up for the rights of all journalists here and abroad.
The NPC has been instrumental in:
As a member of the National Press Club you'll help us continue our work to protect the rights of journalists everywhere. And you'll get the many benefits of club membership, whether you live in Washington, D.C. or elsewhere. Why not join today?