On Thursday, March 14, the annual Freedom of Information Day celebration, will be held at Minneapolis Central Library. An important component of the event is honoring the recipient of the annual John A. Finnegan Freedom of Information Award. The winner is a Minnesotan or Minnesota institution whose work demonstrates leadership and commitment to the power of information to effect change. Nominations are open until March 1.
Nominate a worthy person working to promote government information and transparency in government! Forms are available at: http://www.mncogi.org/.
See a list of former winners at: http://www.mncogi.org/finnegan-foi-award/.