Webinar | The Freedom of Information Act and YOU

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The Freedom of Information Act and YOU

A Guide to Obtaining Government Records Efficiently and Effectively


The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) provides a way to shine light on problems within federal agencies. This webinar will explain how FOIA works and how nonprofits and news organizations can use it to help solve problems and ensure informed public discourse.




  • Laura Dumais, Staff Counsel, PEER
  • Sharon Lerner, Reporter, ProPublica
  • Kel McClanahan, Executive Director, National Security Counselors
  • Colleen Teubner, Litigation and Policy Attorney, PEER


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Recorded March 13, 2024

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Silver Spring, MD 20910-4453

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