This week is “Sunshine Week,” a week-long celebration of government openness! Here’s a roundup of activities you might want to do as you celebrate Sunshine Week:
- Participate in the Open Government Idea Forum on IdeaScale. Help shape the National Archives’ Open Government Plan. Your ideas and input matter!
- Participate in the Managing Government Records discussion on IdeaScale. Help us develop a 21st-century framework for managing government records.
- Read the Archivist, David Ferriero’s blog post “Happy Sunshine Week!” and see images of the first Freedom of Information Act.
- The Archivist of the United States, David Ferriero, blogs about Sunshine Week on the White House Open Government Blog in the post, “Managing Government Records: The Backbone of Open Government.”
- Learn more activities from the FOIA Ombudsman Blog in the articles, Tidying Up, It’s a Sunshine Day, and Good Day Sunshine.
- Take a moment to search for records from the National Archives Catalog or see an amazing selection of records from the Today’s Document Tumblr.
- Learn more about Sunshine Week at SunshineWeek.org.