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FOIA-Fest on September 27

September 21, 2018

FOIA-Fest on September 27

Listen to the WGVU interview on FOIA-Fest.

Facebook event page for FOIA-Fest.

Join us for the first ever GVSU Freedom of Information Act Festival (FOIAFest)! This is a LIB 100 approved event focused around access to information laws and the public's right to know. 

We have a great line up of FOIA experts who will be able to speak on their experience of creating and working with FOIA requests:
--Mike Morisy, Co-Founder of MuckRock
--Anne Jbara, assistant general counsel and Freedom of Information Act Coordinator at GVSU
--Patrick Beatty, Assistant City Attorney for Grand Rapids
--Nick Manes of MiBiz.

The event will conclude with a hands-on session where attendees will learn how to write and file their own FOIA requests. Feel free to come prepared with a topic of which you're interested in finding out more! Laptops are encouraged for this portion of the event. 

Don't forget to follow along on Twitter by using our hashtag #gvfoiafest!

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