DC-area Events – Sunshine Week 2011

Sunshine Week is an initiative of the American Society of News Editors to promote a dialogue about the importance of the public’s right to know what its government is doing, and why. The celebration coincides with National Freedom of Information (FOI) Day and James Madison’s birthday on March 16. Read More for a listing of DC-Area 2011 Sunshine Week Events.

Monday, March 14

Tuesday, March 15

  • Organization: Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
    Event: "The Freedom of Information Act: Ensuring Transparency and Accountability in the Digital Age "
    Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building
    Time: 10:15 am
    Link: http://judiciary.senate.gov/hearings/hearing.cfm?id=5033
  • Organization: Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute
    Event: Samuel Dash Conference on Human Rights – "The Role of Accountability in Protecting Human Rights and National Security"
    Location: Georgetown Law- Gewirz Student Center, 12th floor
    Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
    Link: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/humanrightsinstitute/#UPCOMING
  • Organization: POGO – Project On Government Oversight
    Event: Whistleblower Film Series screening of "The Big Uneasy"
    Location: AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
    Time: 7 pm – 10 pm
    Link: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=197736526921952

Wednesday, March 16

Thursday, March 17

  • Organization: House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Hearing
    Event: "The Freedom Of Information Act: Crowd-Sourcing Government Oversight’ "
    Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
    Time: 9:30 am
    Link: http://oversight.house.gov

Friday, March 18

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