Sunshine Week Florida Sunshine Summit

 

Learn about challenges to Florida’s open government laws

ORLANDO — Learn about struggles to access government records and meetings in Florida at the second annual Florida Sunshine Summit on March 12.

Citizens, journalists and attorneys will engage in a lively discussion about challenges to Florida’s famed open government laws. Barbara Peterson, president of the First Amendment Foundation in Tallahassee, will be the keynote speaker. Jon Kaney, the foundation’s general counsel, will serve as moderator.

The free seminar is from 6-9 p.m. in room 108 of the Nicholson School of Communication at the University of Central Florida.

The summit is part of Florida Sunshine Week, which draws attention to the importance of open government. It is sponsored by the Florida Society of News Editors, FAF, Associated Press and the Carroll McKenney Foundation for Public Media.

 

Registration is available at the door. Pre-register by emailing rhianna@floridafaf.org. For more information, call 800-337-3518.

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