Search results for ‘common cause’


  • Non-profit

    Common Cause Education Fund

    The Common Cause Education Fund is the 501(c)(3) partner organization of Common Cause, an influential and controversial 501(c)(4) advocating for left-of-center causes headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Common Cause Education Fund exists to raise tax-deductible dollars from liberal donors and foundations that can be used to support the progressive
  • Non-profit

    Common Cause

    Common Cause is a 501(c)(4) progressive advocacy group focusing on campaign finance law, so-called “fair redistricting,” and general liberal policy. Common Cause describes itself as “a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to restoring the core values of American democracy, reinventing an open, honest and accountable government capable of solving today’s challenges
  • Non-profit

    Vote Common Good

    Vote Common Good is an left-leaning voter advocacy and education group focused on religious voters. Founded in 2018 by longtime liberal evangelical activist Doug Pagitt, Vote Common Good was explicitly founded to oppose the policies of the Trump administration. [23] Vote Common Good has conducted bus tours,
  • Non-profit

    Common Sense Institute

    The Common Sense Institute (CSI) is a non-partisan, public-policy think tank that intends to protect and promote Colorado’s economy using principles that support free markets, individual freedom, and individual opportunity. [39] CSI is an associate member of the State Policy Network, a coalition of free-market, state-level policy
  • Non-profit

    Commonwealth Fund

    The Commonwealth Fund is a health care policy-focused private foundation. It funds research on and advocacy for health care systems, frequently taking a left-of-center perspective on state intervention in the medical system [57] and the power of public health authorities. [58] The foundation was created in
  • Other Group

    Rally for Common Ground

    Rally for Common Ground is a left-wing organization which helps organize protests and events promoting left-wing environmental causes.[95]
  • Non-profit

    Common Dreams

    Common Dreams is a left-wing nonprofit news organization which frequently publishes news and opinion pieces with a left-of-center perspective. [96] Though the organization claims to maintain editorial independence by refusing corporate and government funding, Common Dreams explicitly promotes left-of-center values and causes through its reporting. [97]
  • For-profit

    Pythia Public

    Pythia Public is a consulting firm specializing in public relations and public affairs for political candidates, issue advocacy campaigns, and corporations. In 2022, Pythia Public was named the best political public relations firm in New York, citing its work for New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D), Comptroller
  • For-profit

    Civic Eagle

    Civic Eagle is a for-profit company that sells Enview, a federal and state-level legislation tracking and explaining service to businesses, nonprofits, lobbying groups, and law firms, From its founding in 2019 to May 2022, Civic Eagle had served more than 2,000 users [161] and 100 clients, including
  • For-profit

    Action Squared

    Action Squared is a for-profit company that builds online tools for left-wing non-profits and labor unions, primarily through Action Network and Action Builder. Action Network is an online toolset and the sole owner of Action Squared. Action Builder, another online development toolset, is owned by Action Squared and was
  • Non-profit

    Andrew Goodman Foundation

     Andrew Goodman Foundation (AGF) is a left-of-center nonprofit that advocates for student voting through lawsuits, supporting legislation, and on-campus get-out-the-vote campaigns. AGF is named for Andrew Goodman, a college student who joined Freedom Summer, a 1964 civil rights voter registration drive in Mississippi who was murdered along with two other
  • For-profit

    YouGov

    YouGov is a British polling company founded in 2000 by Stephan Shakespeare and Nadhim Zahawi. YouGov has 20 million members worldwide whom it surveys, along with 1,600 employees across 39 offices. [225] YouGov claims to be non-partisan. It is often accused of displaying bias toward the U.K. Conservative
  • Non-profit

    Voters’ Right to Know (VRTK)

    Voters’ Right to Know (VRTK) is a social welfare advocacy group that promotes transparency in elections and the disclosure of political spending. [252] It is led by and has partnered with left-of-center individuals and organizations. [253] VRTK stands against what it sees as the “vicious cycle
  • Person

    Sophia L. Lakin

    Sophia Lin Lakin is deputy director of the Voting Rights Project at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in New York City. [277] She’s an attorney registered with the state of New York. [278] She has testified in hearings, presented at conferences, and published articles
  • Person

    Karen Hobert Flynn

    Karen Hobert Flynn is president of Common Cause, a progressive advocacy group oriented around campaign finance law and policy, redistricting, and left-of-center policy objectives, as well as respectively co-chair and member of the board of the similarly-aligned Democracy Initiative and Democracy21. Background Prior to working for
  • Non-profit

    Jewish Communal Fund

    The Jewish Communal Fund is a community foundation and administrator of donor-advised funds that promotes and facilitates charitable giving within the Jewish community in the greater New York City area. The organization was founded in 1972 and since has grown to serve donor-advised fund holders across the United States and
  • Person

    Meredith McGehee

    Meredith McGehee is a lobbyist, political consultant, and political commentator primarily concerned with left-of-center campaign finance advocacy. She is the founder of McGehee Strategies, a lobbying firm, and the executive director of left-of-center advocacy group Issue One. Though McGehee is generally aligned with the Democratic Party, she has criticized
  • Other Group

    The Voter Project

    The Voter Project is a left-of-center organization that promotes increased vote-by-mail and voter registration in Pennsylvania. [343] Originally founded in 2020 to implement Pennsylvania’s Act 77 law that expanded mail-in voting for the 2020 election cycle, [344] The Voter Project is staffed by several Democratic Party
  • Person

    Mary McCord

    Mary McCord is a left-of-center attorney, academic, and former Obama administration Department of Justice official who directs the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection at the Georgetown University Law Center. McCord was a federal prosecutor for 20 years before taking a senior position in the Justice Department
  • Person

    Matthew Weil

    Matthew Weil is an election administration policy advocate who directs the elections project at the left-of-center Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC). He first joined the BPC in 2013 and had previously worked for the Treasury Department, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, and the center-right American Enterprise Institute.