Sunshine Week is celebrated annually in March, to coincide with the birthday of President James Madison on the 16th. Madison was a strong proponent of open government and Freedom of Information. Read more about Sunshine Week here, and find places and ways to participate here.
In honor of Deaf Awareness Month, we're offering some ways that local government professionals can help their deaf residents and community. Ten Tips to Remember When Communicating With a Deaf Person (from the Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre) Face the person and make eye contact when speaking. Every individual has their preference. Be sure to ask the [...]