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Nominate by May 21 for Freedom of Information Award

Nominate by May 21 for Freedom of Information Award

CNPA is seeking nominees for its 2021 Freedom of Information Award. The deadline is Friday, May 21.

Nominees from CNPA-member companies should possess a continuing commitment to the public’s right to know and may be honored for a recent effort or a lifetime’s work.

CNPA presented its 2020 award to the California Reporting Project for “exposing and examining information about police misconduct, use of force and the systems of accountability for law enforcement agencies throughout the state.”

The 2021 winner will be chosen by the CNPA Executive Committee and Governmental Affairs Committee Co-Chair Jeff Glasser.

To nominate someone for this award, send an email message identifying the person, the reasons he or she should be honored, along with supporting articles and information to CNPA General Counsel Brittney Barsotti by May 21. Questions? (916) 288-6006.