About Whistleblower Appreciation Day
July 30th is National Whistleblower Day. It marks the date in 1778, when the U.S. Continental Congress unanimously passed America’s first whistleblower law. Enacted during the height of the Revolution, it demonstrates beyond doubt that the Founding Fathers recognized the importance of whistleblowers and demanded that they be protected.
From that historic day, courageous men and women have answered the call of our Founders by exposing crime, fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in government operations. For that sacrifice, all whistleblowers deserve our protection, admiration, and appreciation.Find out more