Session Title

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA): Know Your Role

Description

This session will explain the complexities of the Freedom of Information Act and use news stories as examples. Presenters will also explain ways in which citizens could request information at the state level. Presenters hope to raise awareness of national and regional organizations that promote freedom of government information. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience different roles in the FOIA request process. Internet access is recommended for attendees.

Start Date

20-3-2014 2:15 PM

End Date

20-3-2014 3:45 PM

 
Mar 20th, 2:15 PM Mar 20th, 3:45 PM

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA): Know Your Role

This session will explain the complexities of the Freedom of Information Act and use news stories as examples. Presenters will also explain ways in which citizens could request information at the state level. Presenters hope to raise awareness of national and regional organizations that promote freedom of government information. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience different roles in the FOIA request process. Internet access is recommended for attendees.