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SPJ Detroit FOIA Festival

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5221 Gullen Mall

Detroit, MI 48202

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SPJ Detroit will be hosting a FOIA Festival at Wayne State University on Saturday, Oct. 12.

The goal of the festival is to build a greater awareness and understanding of the Michigan Freedom of Information Act and Michigan's Open Meetings Act for the purpose of government transparency and greater access to public records furthering the ideals and values of a democratic society.

To encourage citizen advocacy for FOIA reforms in Michigan. To make FOIA reform a goal for all journalists – print, broadcast and digital. To strengthen reform advocacy with the inclusion of education, community, legal, business, civic leaders and organizations.

The event is free for SPJ members and college students and $15 for non-SPJ members. An agenda/schedule will be posted soon.

Register for tickets below, and payment will be taken at the event for non-SPJ members.

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