FOI Award Nomination

FOI Award Nomination

Tell the MNCOGI Board how your nominee has achieved any or all of the following:

  1. Advocated for the public’s right to know via legislative, administrative or other policies;
  2. Used technology and other means to facilitate access to government information;
    Educated the public on the importance of freedom of information;
  3. Took action to assure that government and other institutions comply with the law and policies that maximize transparency;
  4. Operated a library, government agency, organization or other institutions in a manner that afforded the greatest possible access to government information;
  5. Challenged forms of authority that thwart the objective of assuring the existence of an informed electorate through access to government information;
  6. Found ways to link the idea of freedom of information to the Bill of Rights and especially to the First Amendment; AND/OR,
  7. Made a substantial, sustained or lasting contribution to open government in Minnesota
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Please address any statements that are relevant to your nominee in a submission of up to 1500 words.