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whistleblowers return to capitol hill, washington dc, july 28-31


For Immediate Release                                                 Contact: (202) 370-6635
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Whistleblowing Affects Everyone
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Pacifica Radio Network Supports
Whistleblower Conference on Civil and Human Rights
July 29-31, 2013
The Make it Safe Coalition (MISC) has for seven years arranged an assembly of whistleblowers in Washington, DC each year for an annual conference originally known as Washington Whistleblower's Week. Federally Employed Women-Legal Education Fund (FEW/LEF)  and the USDA Coalition of Minority Employees will co-host this year's Whistleblower Summit a Civil & Human Rights Conference.   The public and all whistleblowers and their advocates, are invited to participate. This conference theme is Whistleblowing Affects Everyone. From Independent Black Farmers, Military Whisitleblowers, National Security Whistleblowers and USDA employees who report "pink slime" in our food supply, to Air Marshals reporting lax airport security—Whistleblowers Protect People. Gloria Minott, Public Affairs Director for WPFW will moderate this year's event.     
We are proud to announce that Representative Marcia Fudge (D-OH) will be honored with a Pillar Human Rights Award for International Person's of Conscience. The Pillar is awarded to notable civil and human rights champions; previous recipients include Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI), Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) and Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO). The Pacifica Foundation will continue its support of whistleblowers and this event. The international press has been invited as well.   The event will "open" with a Whistleblower Assembly at the Stewart R. Mott House on Capitol Hill located at 122 Maryland Avenue, N.E.Washington, D.C. 20002 

The Whistleblower Summit will include a number of events workshops and panel discussions;
                                                                                                                                    UnlLeash No FEAR
War on Whistleblowers & Journalists
Culture of Government Corruption
Warrantless Surveillance of Whistleblowers
USDA: Black Farmers & Minority Employees
Whistleblower Book Signing &Film Screening
EEOC: Obstacles to Fair Employment for Whistleblowers
Military Whistleblowers
Founded over 60 years ago to support Free Speech and First Amendment Rights, the Pacifica Foundation has fought for and vigorously defended these rights all the way up to the U.S. Supreme Court.  A staunch supporter of unfettered free speech, the Pacifica National Board voted unanimously to support legislation that would protect Whistleblowers and Free Speech in 2010.  Once again, as in previous years, the Pacifica Foundation will actively participate and support this years Whistleblower Summit in Washington, DC.  The conference will also feature a Whistleblower Book Signing and Film Screening at Busboys & Poets on July 30, 2013 (5:00—9:00 PM).

Again, all are invited for more information please call (703)743-0564 or go to wwwacorn8.com