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  • Other Group

    The Funding Exchange

    The Funding Exchange is a national network of social justice foundations including Crossroads Fund, Foundation for Change, and Liberty Hill Foundation.
  • Non-profit

    State Innovation Exchange (SIX)

    The State Innovation Exchange (SiX) was founded in late 2014 to promote the progressive agenda at the state level amid substantial losses for progressives in state legislative elections. A merger of several progressive organizations, including the American Legislative Issue Campaign Exchange (ALICE), the Progressive States Network (PSN) and its affiliated
  • Non-profit

    California Calls Education Fund

    California Calls is a left-of-center nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles, California, which advocates for state-wide tax increases and runs voter outreach campaigns to that end. Notable pieces of legislation facilitated by the group include Proposition 25, a 2010 measure that overturned a supermajority requirement to pass a state
  • Non-profit

    Mojaloop Foundation

    The Mojaloop Foundation produces an open source software created by a consortium of tech developers that facilitates mobile financial transactions initially on the African continent[30] but eventually for all developing nations. [31] The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded the development of Mojaloop (the name
  • Non-profit

    Movement for Black Lives

    Movement for Black Lives (MBL) is a coalition of more than 50 left-of-center racial-advocacy organizations associated with the Black Lives Matter movement. Along with the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation, the MBL serves as a unifying umbrella organization to coordinate BLM activism and move towards concrete policy
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    Larry Fink

    See Also: BlackRock, Inc. (For-Profit) Larry Fink is the co-founder, CEO, and Board Chairman of BlackRock, the world’s largest money management firm, where he has worked since 1988. [88] Fink is known for left-leaning politics, was a supporter of Hillary Clinton’s presidency in 2016 and has
  • For-profit

    BlackRock, Inc.

    See Also: Larry Fink (Person) BlackRock is the world’s largest investment management company, with nearly $7.5 trillion in managed assets as of January 2020. [146] In April 2020, the company was tasked by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board to oversee the Fed’s program to inject money into
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    David Blood

    David Blood is a co-founder and senior partner of Generation Investment Management (GIM), a London-based “sustainable” investment fund which bases its $25.1 billion portfolio on an environmentalist ideological outlook and the “environment, social responsibility, and corporate governance” (ESG) investment philosophy. Blood, who was a long-time executive at Goldman Sachs, is
  • Government Agency

    California State Teachers’ Retirement System

    The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) is a state government agency that manages pension and health benefits for public school educators in California. It relies on environmental-social-governance (ESG)-related investing for most of its funding. Despite currently having an investment portfolio value of approximately $243.2 billion,[234] CalSTRS was
  • Other Group

    Weather Underground (Weatherman/The Weathermen)

    For more see: Students for a Democratic Society, Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn The Weather Underground (also known as Weatherman or the Weathermen) was a radical-left violent extremist group that was active from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s. What became known as the Weather Underground began
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    Tides Nexus

    Not to be confused with Tides Network, a related nonprofit in the nexus The Tides Nexus is a collection of related left-of-center grantmaking, fiscal sponsorship, and advocacy nonprofits headquartered in San Francisco, California. The system originated in 1976 when liberal political activist Drummond Pike joined with Jane Lehman, heiress
  • Non-profit

    Bridge Alliance

    Bridge Alliance is a left-leaning coalition of over one hundred member organizations. These organizations are expected to adhere to Bridge Alliance’s membership principles,[509] which focus on bridging the divide in partisan politics in order to “transform the political process.” [510] Bridge Alliance asserts that “An organization’s
  • Other Group

    California Public Employees’ Retirement System

    The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) is a government agency in California that is the United States’ largest government worker pension fund. [536] It engages in shareholder activism by using proxy voting, advancing left-of-center corporate policies in the interests of government worker unions. [537] CalPERS focuses on
  • Non-profit

    With Honor Action

    With Honor Action is a left-leaning “social welfare” lobbying and advocacy group which seeks to increase veteran participation in political leadership and increase government benefits to veterans. [572] With Honor Action oversees two political action committees, the With Honor Fund and With Honor PAC. Collectively, the three organizations
  • Non-profit

    Trinity Health

    Trinity Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the nation. In collaboration with the Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and Ceres, [589] Trinity Health’s Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Program uses its shareholder influence to advance its mission and core values, which
  • For-profit

    Harrington Investments

    Harrington Investments, Inc. (HII) was founded by John Harrington as a socially responsible investment (SRI) firm. Today Harrington Investments holds $200 million in assets under management[620] and operates with an established a list of criteria to determine if a company is investment-worthy, judging companies favorably for “giv[ing] generously
  • Non-profit

    Association for Investment in Popular Action Committees

    The Association for Investment in Popular Action Committees is a nonprofit umbrella organization that financially supports a variety of controversial foreign policy advocacy groups, including many that promote anti-Israel views or support dictatorial Middle East regimes.[635] The organization’s president, Kamal Obeid, is a board member of an organization
  • Non-profit

    Climate Science Legal Defense Fund

    The Climate Science Legal Defense Fund (CSLDF) is a left-of-center nonprofit which provides educational materials and pro-bono legal services to climate scientists facing legal action. The CSLDF has defended left-of-center climate scientists in some of the most high-profile climate lawsuits in the past decade, including the “Climategate” suit against
  • Non-profit

    Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)

    Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) was a radical-left student organization often credited as the main force that created the New Left. It existed from 1960 until its demise in 1969, when it split apart after a Maoist SDS group affiliated with the Progressive Labor Party was expelled by a
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    Center for Labor Research and Education

    The Center for Labor Research and Education, also called the Labor Center, is a program of the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE), based at the University of California, Berkeley. It works with labor unions to push policy programs. [884] California taxpayers help to fund