Learn how to crowdfund your request on MuckRock from the pros
Never before has it been so easy to engage others in your open government cause. Thinking of starting your own public records campaign? Already submitted a request, only to be thwarted by fees? We chatted with three MuckRock users who have had crowdfunding success to hear their tips for getting over crowdfunding anxieties, getting the word out, and, ultimately, getting records.
What’s next for No Boston 2024?
“It’s a surreal feeling for this to be over so suddenly, but it feels very nice at the same time,” No Boston 2024 member Jonathan Cohn said in the hours after the public learned that Boston’s Olympic bid would no longer be considered for the 2024 games.
Read through the Boston 2024 emails you helped release
Just a few weeks ago, we asked for your help to raise the nearly $1200 that Boston City Hall wanted for the Boston 2024 Olympics emails Jonathan Cohn requested. You delivered, and we’re happy to say so did City Hall.
Slow, imprecise, expensive: Boston Olympics requests show a city badly in need of sunshine
In Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s inaugural address, he vowed to “increase transparency and make clear that Boston’s interests come first. Always.” Unfortunately, Walsh’s city government doesn’t seem to be as keen as on upholding what the mayor promised at the beginning of his tenure.
Help crowdfund the release of these Boston 2024 emails
City Hall has finally found some of their emails with the Boston 2024 Olympic Organizing Committee. And while those emails come with a pretty hefty price tag, with your help, they’ve already been halfway funded.