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Freedom of Information Act 101
Date Tuesday March 13
Time 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
Learning Studio, 5th Floor
Main Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorGovernment Information Center
Emailgovernmentinfo [at]
What is the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and how can you, a member of the public, use it to get access to government information?

The Electronic Frontier Foundation will present on FOIA basics and how to file a request with federal agencies.

About the Electronic Frontier Foundation:

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. We work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows. (

Learn more about the Electronic Frontier Foundation at

This event coincides with Sunshine Week (, a nationwide effort spearheaded by the American Society of News Editors and Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press to advocate for government openness and the public’s right to access information.
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Mar 7th, 2018 10:42 AM