Lack of affordable housing is an urgent problem in our nation. As tens of millions of people face eviction, Ripple is proud to have promoted a new partnership to assist low-income families and communities of color who are being disproportionately impacted by the current affordable housing crisis.
The College Board recently changed Advanced Placement (AP) exam registration policies. Instead of students registering in March – just two months before the high-stakes exam in May – they are now requiring November registrations, well before students know whether or not they will be ready.
Ripple partnered with Columbia University’s Justice Lab, Van Jones’ #CUT50 and the Katal Center for Health, Equity and Justice to release two new reports looking at probation and parole as key drivers of mass incarceration with minimal benefit to public safety or individual rehabilitation.
Ripple was hired by Drug Policy Alliance to ensure that the positive impacts of marijuana legalization in Colorado get into the news. We received coverage in Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, ABC, FOX and more.
Ripple teamed up with over 100 organizations nationwide to demand that Dollar Stores stop selling products with chemicals known to cause cancer, learning disabilities, obesity and other serious illnesses.
New York Times, NPR, Daily Beast, Los Angeles Times, Fox, Huffington Post, Chicago Tribune & many other media outlets covered this first-of-a-kind report by the Food Chain Workers Alliance.
Ripple publicized a lawsuit against the FDA for continuing to allow mercury to be used as dental fillings despite the availability of safe alternatives.
Ripple had the honor of working alongside the Havasupai Tribe of the Grand Canyon to publicize their settlement deal with the Arizona Board of Regents over the controversial use of their blood for medical testing.
Katie Couric joined the NY Times, Washington Post, LA Times and dozens of other outlets in covering a groundbreaking report that Ripple released on the health condition of America’s foodservice workers.
Ripple worked with the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal to publicize both the 20th and 25th anniversaries of the chemical disaster, and hold Dow Chemical responsible for the ongoing contamination.
Valentine’s Day is restaurants’ busiest day of the year, which is why Ripple worked with ROC United on February 14 to release their new reports on the wages and working conditions of restaurant workers in LA, Miami and DC.
Every year the government of Uzbekistan forces up to 2 million children to leave school and work in the cotton fields. During the harvest, children are exposed to harmful pesticides and have to work long hours.