Genealogists Support Declaration of Rights
RPAC is pleased to announce that the 10,000 signature threshold was exceeded on Thursday, 4 February 2016 at RootsTech being held this week in Salt Lake City, Utah. A big thank you to everyone who signed the Genealogists’ Declaration of Rights either on-line or in-person at a local genealogy meeting or national conference over the last twenty months.
The 10,000th signature was obtained at the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies’ booth at RootsTech. Jan Meisels Allen serves on RPAC for IAJGS and she has been working the booth and securing signatures for the Declaration this week. Thank you, Jan.
If you have not yet signed the Genealogists Declaration of Rights you can still add your name online at http://bit.ly/gen-declaration.
Subscribe to the RecordsAdvocate Blog
If you want to receive updates of state, federal, and international records access issues of concern to genealogists, subscribe to the Records Advocate.
Latest posts by Jan Alpert (see all)
- State of Washington Plans to Fight Plans to Sell the Seattle National Archives Branch Building - December 6, 2020
- New York City Proposed Rules Change: Licensing Fees for Reuse of Public Documents - October 17, 2020
- NYC Proposal to Further Restrict Access to Vital Records - October 9, 2017