Transparency Science Fair

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Sat, Mar 16 - 01:00

30 Newbury St

Boston, Suffolk County

Technology

Description

Come and explore the ways an open government is essential to an informed and engaged democracy!

To celebrate Sunshine Week, MuckRock is hosting our very own transparency-themed science fair on Saturday, March 16! Think booths, interactive exhibits, prizes, swag and everything else science fair-y.

You’ll meet local activists, researchers, journalists, and more, all from organizations fighting for transparency, public records access, and government accountability.

They'll share their work, answer your questions, and help you win prizes!

Come for an afternoon of exploring the exhibits - it's an open house from 1pm to 6pm. Plus, you can stop by our two scheduled talks - FOIA 101 Workshop and FOIA Stories with MuckRock executive editor JPat Brown.

We can't wait to see you there!

Schedule of Events
1pm-1:30pm
Arrive, meet, enjoy refreshments
1:30-2:00
Lightning talks and introductions from each organization
2:00-3:00
FOIA 101 Workshop
3:00-4:00
FOIA Stories
4:00-6:00
Explore stations, learn, interact with organizations

PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS
ACLU Massachusetts
Emerson Engagement Lab
New England First Amendment Coalition
Society of Professional Journalists New England
Boston Institute of Nonprofit Journalism
and more!


FAQs
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
info@muckrock.com

There are two Oficio locations on Newbury Street...(?)
Good catch! Our event is at 30 Newbury Street, 3rd Floor, Boston MA 02116.

Do I have to follow the schedule of events?
Nope! It's an open house, but we recommend being there for the lightning talks and introductions from presenters.

Who can attend?
Everyone! The event is all ages, open to the public and free of charge. Space is limited though, so register soon!

What if I want to make a contribution?
Thanks so much! There is a pay as you wish option when you reserve your ticket.

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