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Emerson Municipal Court open records training
GFAF presentation on open records hosted by Emerson Municipal Court and open to all.
When: Mon June 17 09:00 - 10:30
Where: Emerson Municipal Court
Metro Regional Educational Service open records program
GFAF open government presentation to metro Atlanta area school purchasing directors.
When: Thu September 12 10:00 - 12:00
Media Law Resource Center
Program, co-hosted by GFAF and MLRC, on changes in the news business brought about by the internet, including citizen journalism, user generated content, and the liability faced by both media and individuals.
When: Mon September 23 10:00 - 12:00
Where: Kennesaw State University
In the spirit of Charles L. Weltner The Weltner Freedom of Information Banquet, which occurs each January, honors the Georgian who has done the most for freedom of information. It is named for the former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court who championed F.O.I. and ethics in state government.
"When there is not openness, corruption grows rapidly." -- Vernon Keenan, director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Open records and meetings are our best insurance against government corruption. Donating to GFAF helps us make sure that government operates in the sunshine and is accountable to its citizens. Even a little helps a lot. Thanks.
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