Seamus Kraft’s Acceptance Speech for the 2016 James Madison Award

Today, Seamus Kraft, executive director and co-founder of The OpenGov Foundation, was honored by the American Library Association with their James Madison Award at the 2016 National Freedom of Information Day Conference. The James Madison award honors organizations or individuals who have championed, protected and promoted public access to government information and the public’s right to know how it functions.You can watch the video of his remarks above or read them below.

Thank you, President Feldman and the entire American Library Association for this incredible honor.

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