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League of Transparency Advocates

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The League of Transparency advocates bands together citizens, politicians, bloggers, reporters, and organizations who are state sunshine transparency advocates.

Sunshine Review and advocates believe in the posting the below transparency checklist items online in order to allow for more informed citizens in the Web 2.0 era, especially in regards to how local government conduct themselves.

How to become a member

We are looking for those who have taken an action-oriented stance to promoting an open government. For example:

  • You must agree that all 10 of the transparency checklist items are necessary and should be posted for an open government
  • Activists and/or Bloggers pushing an initiative for more disclosure of information online, greater usability of government websites and the expansion of Freedom of Information Act.
  • Organizations launching online transparency tools to provide residents with government data
  • Citizens who push (and sometime sue) the government for disclosure of public records
  • Politicians sponsoring transparency legislation and/or give vocal support of online information access


Nominate yourself or others by e-mail to the Editor, Kristinpedia at Kristinpedia(at) with the story of how you became involved and what you have accomplished for transparency.

Badge of honor

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Add our badge to your website and post it on your profile on Sunshine Review. Also we'll highlight your effort on our front page and your story will be nominated for a feature in our monthly newsletter.