Come learn from more than two dozen journalists and other experts on everything from police misconduct and politicians using private email for public business, to filing a public records request and digging through data. Invisible Institute founder, Jamie Kalven, and producer, Darryl Holliday will be featured on panels:
Jamie Kalven: How independent journalists, attorneys uncovered alleged police misconduct through FOIA at 10a, March 12
Darryl Holliday (via City Bureau): Tackling big stories with limited resources at 3p, March 12
Visit FOIAIllinois.org for a complete schedule and line-up of speakers.
- WHAT: FOIAFest 2016
- WHEN: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sat., March 12
- WHERE: Loyola University Chicago’s Water Tower campus
- *Sessions split between Lewis Towers, 820 N. Michigan Ave. (entrance is on Pearson Street) and Corboy Law Center, 25 E. Pearson St. More details to come.
COST: (breakfast and lunch included)
- $5 for students
- $15 for Chicago Headline Club members
- $20 for non-members
FOIAFest is generously supported by the Chicago Headline Club, Loyola University Chicago and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.