Former APF fellow James Ridgeway (APF’ 2014) died Feb. 13 in Washington, D.C. A hard-hitting reporter, he exposed the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and inhumane conditions in American prisons, which was the subject of his Patterson fellowship. From environmental pollution to auto safety, he was concerned with the harms to individuals. In his later years, he wrote hundreds of letters to prisoners held in solitary confinement, trying to ease the cruelty of their lack of human contact. He was 84.
Former APF fellow James Ridgeway (APF – 2014) died Feb. 13 in Washington, D.C.
Erika Hayasaki Former APF fellow Erika Hayasaki has joined the board of the Alicia Patterson Foundation. Hayasaki is an associate professor of literary journalism at
Adam Albright The foundation notes, with sadness, the death of Adam Medill Albright, 77, the longtime treasurer and trustee of the Alicia Patterson Foundation. His
It is with great sadness that the Foundation acknowledges the death of Dom Phillips, who was researching solutions to protect the Amazon under his Alicia Patterson fellowship.