Search results for ‘southern poverty law center’


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    Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)

    The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is a controversial watchdog of extremist groups. It has been criticized for its financial practices and for characterizing non-violent conventional conservative organizations as equivalent to violent extremists. SPLC was co-founded in 1971 by Morris Dees, a lawyer and direct marketing expert and fellow
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    Southern Elections Fund (SEF)

    Southern Elections Fund (SEF) is a left-progressive organization which seeks to mobilize Black voters and elect left-progressive candidates for office in the South. [114] SEF was originally founded in 1969 by Julian Bond, then a Georgia state legislator and later the first president of the controversial Southern
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    Western Center on Law and Poverty

    The Western Center on Law and Poverty (Western Center) is a Los Angeles-based left-of-center and critical race theory-inspired [151] public interest law firm and advocacy organization. [152] The group co-sponsored legislation that sought to defund the police, [153] co-sponsored legislation with pro-abortion NARAL
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    Center for Leadership Equity and Research

    The Center for Leadership, Equity, and Research (CLEAR) is a left-of-center non-profit education consultancy organization that promotes left-of-center agendas on race and social policy in the education system. [211] It promotes resources from left-of-center organizations, including the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), with the intent of assisting
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    National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild

    The National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild is a left-leaning nonprofit that advocates for legal and illegal immigrants in the United States and lobbies on behalf of expansionist immigration policies and against immigration enforcement. The organization is associated with the far-left National Lawyers Guild, though it is
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    Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) Los Angeles

    Central American Resource Center Los Angeles (CARECEN-LA, also known as CARECEN of California) is a left-leaning immigrant advocacy group. CARECEN-LA has sister groups in Washington, D.C., New York, and San Francisco. [234] CARECEN-LA oversees immigrant networks, provides legal services to immigrants, and supports local and national
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    Immigrant Defenders Law Center

    Immigrant Defenders Law Center (ImmDef) is a left-of-center immigrant legal activist group that provides deportation defense[248] and other legal services to illegal immigrants and asylum seekers in Southern California. [249] ImmDef supports abolishing the immigration detention system, abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE),[250] and
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    Worker Justice Center of New York

    The Worker Justice Center of New York (WJCNY) is a left-of-center nonprofit organization that formed when Farmworker Legal Service of New York and the Workers’ Rights Law Center merged in 2011. [297] The Center receives both federal and state funding, including grants from the Department of Justice
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    Human Rights Defense Center

    The Human Rights Defense Center (HRDC) is a left-of-center organization that advocates for prison and criminal justice policy changes. It opposes for-profit prison operations[327] and works to expose corporations that use prison labor. [328] Projects of the Human Rights Defense Center include publishing Prison Legal News
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    Legal Aid Justice Center

    The Legal Aid Justice Center is a Virginia-based nonprofit that provides legal services for low-income defendants and advocates for left-of-center legal policies. The Center’s headquarters is in Charlottesville with offices in Falls Church, Richmond, and Petersburg. The Center was founded in 1967 as the Charlottesville-Albemarle Legal Society with federal funding
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    Education Law Center

    The Education Law Center in New Jersey (ELC-NJ) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works in left-of-center education policy advocacy and litigation in New Jersey. While the ELC-NJ describes itself as a “voice for New Jersey’s public school children,” ELC-NJ represents and is funded by teachers’ unions. [370]
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    The Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center

    The Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) is a liberal expansionist immigration advocacy group that operates in the American Midwest. NIJC focuses primarily on preventing law enforcement from detaining and imprisoning illegal immigrants and advocating for policy changes in immigration. NIJC also provides legal assistance for low-income illegal immigrants
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    Center for Applied Environmental Law and Policy

    The Center for Applied Environmental Law and Policy (CAELP) is a left-of-center climate policy organization seeking more severe climate regulations on energy and businesses. [418] It was funded in 2017 with a $3,000,000 grant from the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation through the New Venture Fund
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    Center for Secure and Modern Elections (CSME)

    The Center for Secure and Modern Elections (CSME) is a left-of-center advocacy organization created as a project of the New Venture Fund, a leading “dark money” pass-through funder and fiscal sponsor, to promote sweeping changes to the elections process, including state laws that automatically register voters at state agencies.
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    Raleigh Immigration Law Firm

    The Raleigh Immigration Law Firm is a small immigration legal group in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is run by immigration attorney Beckie Moriello. [506] It was a signatory of the April 6th, 2019 “An Open Letter to American CEO’s,” which called on Fortune 500 companies to not hire
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    Center for Immigration Studies

    The Center for Immigration Studies is a non-profit organization that seeks to reduce the level of immigration into the United States. It provides research to policymakers, the media, and educational institutions. The organization does not give details on its funding, however, it is known that it has been funded by
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    American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

    The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is a dues- and membership-supported organization for lawyers who practice immigration law. Its programs are aimed at improving the practice of immigration law, promoting liberalized immigration, and advancing the policy argument that immigrants improve the U.S. economy.[534] AILA has been a frequent
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    Center for Biological Diversity (CBD)

    The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) is a left-of-center environmental activist and legal advocacy organization based in Tucson, Arizona. [564] Total revenue for 2017 exceeded $20.1 million, and as of March 2019, it had at least 160 employees, including more than 40 attorneys. [565]
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    Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ)

    The Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ) is a left-of-center public interest law group located in Durham, North Carolina. It was founded in 2007 and began operations in 2009. Anita Earls, SCSJ’s founder and first executive director, designed it as an organization to help communities and clients with legal assistance,
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    California Budget and Policy Center

    The California Budget and Policy Center (formerly California Budget Project) [692] is a labor union- and left-of-center-foundation-funded policy advocacy group focusing on the state of California. The group supports left-wing, redistributive state fiscal policies.[693] The group provides research and messaging assistance to aid the advocacy efforts