National Whistleblower Day 2024

Mark Your Calendars for the 11th Annual Celebration of NWD in July 2024!

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What is National Whistleblower Day?

National Whistleblower Day is a day in which we celebrate the bravery and heroism of whistleblowers across the United States and the historic contributions they have made to society, democracy, and to anticorruption efforts across the globe. National Whistleblower Day commemorates the nation’s first whistleblower law, which was unanimously signed into law during the height of the American Revolution on July 30th, 1778.

Every year since 2013, the Senate has unanimously recognized July 30th as National Whistleblower Day, and every year since 2015, National Whistleblower Center has celebrated the day on Capitol Hill in July.

Watch Speakers from NWD 2023

National Whistleblower Day 2024 will be on July 30th on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

Every July, we welcome whistleblowers and advocates from across the U.S. for an all-day event featuring live speakers ranging from whistleblowers to policymakers and leading attorneys in the field. We host live panels and, as of 2023, an after party for mingling, book signing, and celebrating!

This event is completely free and includes a lunch for attendees. Space is limited. To receive updates on the details of this event and to register your interest in attending, fill out the form below. Invitations to attend will be extended closer to the event date. We welcome you to bring a guest, spouse, colleague, or friend. Be advised, all prospective attendees must fill out their own interest form.

Take Action Today to Support National Whistleblower Day

Though National Whistleblower Day is a federally recognized day, many federal agencies fail to recognize the day nor implement whistleblower training for their federal employees. This lack of education and recognition not only means that whistleblowers are dishonored and their contributions undervalued, but that potential federal government whistleblowers suffer from a lack of education, training, and resources. We must urge every federal agency to honor National Whistleblower Day to change this culture now! Click below to write to Cabinet Members and ask for change today.

Urge Cabinet Members to Recognize NWD Now!

 

Despite 11 years of unanimous recognition from the Senate, National Whistleblower Day is yet to be recognized through an Executive Order. This executive order would mandate all federal agencies to recognsize the day and implement whistleblower training for their employees, as well as honor the contributions of past whistleblowers. Click below to join the grassroots campaign started by whistleblowers Jane Turner, Sherron Watkins, Fred Whitehurst, Bunnatine “Bunny” Greenhouse, and Aaron Westrick.

Urge Biden to Sign an Executive Order for NWD Now!

 

Support National Whistleblower Center’s annual celebration by donating today! Your donations fuel our work and enable us to advocate for whistleblowers to Congress, the White House, and internationally. We rely on supporters like you to create change. Join our fight today!

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