The Public Meeting Experience: Cleveland Documenters Special Assignment


Thursday, June 23, 2022
9:00 a.m. EDT

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Documenters will share their experiences and insights from covering local government meetings to help contribute to a guide to be shared with public bodies and agencies in order to encourage practices to make meetings more accessible and transparent for residents.

WHO: This assignment is for you if you have documented a local government meeting in the past 18 months

WHAT: The goal is to help build an understanding of what local governments can do to make their live stream and in-person meetings more accessible and transparent for all residents.

HOW: This assignment is a “self survey” with space to share examples and ideas. Each survey will take, on average, 30 minutes.

**You will be paid for one hour of time ($16) for completing this self survey.

You will have one week to complete the assignment.

Not sure this assignment is for you? Reach out and chat with Documenters team member Rachel Dissell at or text 216-202-4383.