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Atlanta public interest holiday party
Atlanta area public interest groups join together to celebrate the season
When: Tue December 8 18:00 - 20:00
Where: Manuel\'s Tavern
Georgia Press Institute
GFAF and Georgia Transparency Project co-teach open government panel.
When: Sat February 13 2016 11:00 - 12:00
Georgia Bar Media & Judiciary Conference
When: Fri February 26 2016 09:00 - 17:00
Where: State Bar of Georgia
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
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