Sunshine Week, a national campaign to promote openness and access to information, is March 16-22, 2008. Numerous events at the national and local level, as well as online, have been scheduled to encourage a public dialogue on transparency. More information and abundant resources can be found here.
National Freedom of Information Act day will be observed on March 14 with a day-long conference sponsored by the First Amendment Center.
The recently-formed Collaboration on Government Secrecy at the American University’s Washington College of Law will hold a conference on Monday March 17.
OpenTheGovernment.org will hold a webcast conference on Government Secrecy at the National Press Club on March 19.
Other national and local Sunshine Week events are noted here.
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