Ryan Rice is a Development Coordinator for the Freedom of the Press Foundation. Combining an academic background in political science with the practical education of social justice movement building, Ryan has worked previously in rights for the unhoused, foreclosure defense, and within the Occupy Wall Street movement. They are thrilled to have found a way to help whistleblowers, journalists, and free press advocates with their current work. Ryan uses they/them pronouns.
The George Floyd protests started three months ago today. More than 700 journalists have reported press freedom violations since.
An unprecedented press freedom crisis has been unfolding around the country for the past three months.