Bring Open Government Symposium to your area

Georgia Open Government Symposiums have been held in Macon, Valdosta, Athens, Douglasville and Savannah.

Journalists, community watchdog groups, government officials and staff have attended the free events that focus on the provisions of the Georgia Open Records Act and Open Meetings Act, while framing the discussion with the principles and importance of government transparency.

Presented by the Georgia First Amendment Foundation and the Transparency Project of Georgia, the symposiums are intended to “incubate a culture of openness in local governments across the state of Georgia,” according the Transparency Project director Jim Zachary.

To schedule an event in your community contact Zachary at zacharyjim@gmail.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s