The National Freedom of Information Coalition is partnering with Uncovered: A Cold Case Platform. Uncovered is an interactive one-stop-shop cold case database that visualizes missing and murdered case information.
“The need to access public information has never been greater, and we’re thrilled to find a partner in NFOIC as dedicated to uncovering answers as we are,” said Uncovered Co-Founder Ashlee Fujawa.
NFOIC announces competition
for Freedom of Information papers
Do you have research in freedom of information that will make a difference? Then submit your proposal to the National Freedom of Information Coalition’s research paper competition for presentation during the 2021 FOI Summit.
The National Freedom of Information Coalition joined more than 260 organizations in signing a Government Accountability Project letter to government leaders, supporting the strengthening of whistleblower protections.
The National Freedom of Information Coalition, along with a dozen other organizations, joined a Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press amicus brief in a New Jersey case concerning access to settlement agreements between public employees and public agencies.
Delaware coalition pushes for creation
of Office of the State Inspector General
The Delaware Coalition for Open Government has been advocating for the establishment of a Delaware Office of the State Inspector General, which would oversee state agencies for transparency, accountability, and other good government issues.
“Jane didn’t shy away from fights that needed to be fought,” former student Meg O’Brien told the Detroit Free Press. “She emphasized that journalism wasn’t a popularity contest and trained us how to challenge institutions and take on powerful people when they weren’t doing the right things. … The profession needs passionate, fearless watchdogs like Jane now more than ever.”