Whistleblower Rights

Who Was Ron Ridenhour?

When you hear the word “hero,” do you think of someone with superhuman strength or someone you know? The Ridenhour Prizes celebrates ordinary people who step forward and help others in times of need. Whether it is a singular act of heroism, or a life dedicated to helping others, the selfless acts of everyday heroes have changed the course of history.

2024-02-21T10:14:43-05:00February 21st, 2024|Blog, Ridenhour, Whistleblower Rights|

Sign-On Letter Opposing Packers & Stockyards Act Rider

As organizations that strive to ensure economic fairness and transparency in the marketplace, we urge you to oppose any policy riders in the FY 2024 Agriculture Appropriations bill that would prevent the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) from writing, finalizing, and implementing rules under the Packers and Stockyards Act (P&S Act).

Detroit News: CIA terminates whistleblower who prompted flood of sexual misconduct complaints

The CIA this week terminated a woman whose whistleblower account of being assaulted in a stairwell at the spy agency's headquarters prompted a flood of colleagues to come forward with their own complaints of sexual misconduct. The woman's attorney called the action a brazen retaliation.

The Seattle Times: CIA Terminates Whistleblower who Prompted Flood of Sexual Misconduct Complaints

The Seattle Times: CIA Terminates Whistleblower who Prompted Flood of Sexual Misconduct Complaints This article features Government Accountability Project Legal Director, Tom Devine, and was originally published here. The CIA this week terminated a woman whose whistleblower account of being assaulted in a stairwell at the spy agency’s headquarters prompted a flood of colleagues [...]

The History of The Ridenhour Prizes

The Ridenhour Prizes are awards in four categories given annually in recognition of those who persevere in acts of truth-telling that protect the public interest, promote social justice or illuminate a more just vision of society. In 2024 we will mark the 20th anniversary of these awards that memorialize that spirit of fearless truth-telling, a spirit Ron Ridenhour displayed throughout his life and career.

2024-02-05T13:37:05-05:00February 7th, 2024|Blog, Ridenhour, Whistleblower Rights|