Florida First Amendment Foundation Tours State With Sunshine Seminars

SPJ Florida is proud to once again partner with the Florida First Amendment Foundation in presenting its annual Sunshine Seminars.

The foundation travels the state educating journalists and advocates of the First Amendment with half-day seminar. This year, the League of Women Voters also joined as a host organization.

“We’re in great company in this year’s line up of Sunshine Seminars,” said SPJ Florida President Christiana Lilly. “With it being a midterm year, it’s especially important for the public to be educated about the First Amendment and Sunshine Laws.”

Stopping in six cities–Deerfield Beach, St. Petersburg, Naples, Orlando, Jacksonville, and Tallahassee–the foundation will be discussing open government, the First Amendment and media law, an overview of the Sunshine Laws, and a legislative update.

Tickets are $10 for students, $20 for foundation members, $25 for host organization members, and $35 for non-members. For CLE credit, cost is $50 and CE credit is additional $10.

As a friend of SPJ Florida, you can get your tickets at the host organization price! For more information about the seminars, call 850-224-4555 or email info@floridafaf.org.

 

2018 Sunshine Seminars

Broward County

Oct. 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Sun Sentinel, 333 SW 12th Ave. in Deerfield Beach

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Presented in partnership with the Sun Sentinel

 

St. Petersburg

Oct. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Poynter Institute, 801 Third St. South in St. Petersburg

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Presented in partnership with Poynter and the Tampa Bay Times

 

Naples

Nov. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Naples Daily News, 1100 Immonkalee Road in Naples

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Presented in partnership with Naples Daily News, News-Press, and the Fort Myers News-Press

Event has been canceled

 

Orlando

Nov. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Orlando Sentinel, 633 N. Orange Ave. in Orlando

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Presented in partnership with the Orlando Sentinel

 

Jacksonville

Nov. 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Florida Times-Union, One Riverside Ave. in Jacksonville.

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Presented in partnership with The Florida Times-Union

 

Tallahassee

Dec. 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Tallahassee Democrat, 277 N. Magnolia Drive in Tallahassee.

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Presented in partnership with the Tallahassee Democrat and Tallahassee.com

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