Non-profits (Page 347)


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    Woods Hole Research Center

    Funded by a variety of private foundations, the Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) has positioned itself as a key source of scientific research and policy proposals regarding climate change, directed to government decision-makers around the world. WHRC has further extended its influence beyond governments to include civil society, by working
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    Woodside on the Move

    Woodside on the Move Inc., founded in 1976, is a left-of-center New York City-based tenant advocacy group notable for supporting rent control. It began narrowly-focused to develop programs to improve housing and commerce for the Woodside neighborhood in New York.
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    Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary

    Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is a farm animal rights and protection organization, founded in 2004. It provides information related to the production and consumption of animal products through rescue, education, and advocacy.
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    Woodtiger Fund

    Woodtiger Fund is a Pennsylvania-based foundation that primarily funds environmentalist projects, especially opposition to natural gas exploration. The organization also funds environmentalist journalism and wildlife conservation projects. The fund is an offshoot of the Wallace Global Fund, which traces its roots to a foundation created by former U.S. Vice
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    Woodwell Climate Research Center

    The Woodwell Climate Research Center is a left-of-center organization that uses data and commentary to advocate for environmentalist positions with the stated goal of “[t]urning climate research into urgent action.” 1 Background The Woodwell Climate Research Center was
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    Work for Progress

    Work for Progress is a Colorado-based consulting firm registered in Boston, Massachusetts. Work for Progress is associated with the Public Interest Network of left-progressive advocacy groups and has performed vendor services for multiple Public Interest Network organizations, including the Fund for the Public Interest, Environment America Action Fund, 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. 1 The
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    Worker Rights Consortium

    Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) is a 501(c)(3) labor rights monitoring organization that investigates working conditions in apparel factories around the world. WRC develops and launches initiatives that guarantee union rights to organize and bargain collectively, increase minimum wage, and demand severance pay.
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    Workers Center for Racial Justice (WCRJ)

    Workers Center for Racial Justice (WCRJ) is a Chicago-based advocacy organization that promotes a left-of-center, pro-labor-union, and anti-police “Black Liberation” policy agenda on criminal justice, economic, social services, and election access issues.
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    Workers Center of Central New York

    Workers Center of Central New York is a labor-union funded advocacy group in New York State.
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    Workers Circle

    Workers Circle (formerly known as the Workmen’s Circle) is a Jewish cultural organization that supports left-of-center social justice politics. Originating in 1900 as a mutual-aid society, the Workers Circle rose to 84,000 national members with a strong base in socialist, communist, and labor-union politics. Throughout the 20th century, the organization’s
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    Workers Defense Action Fund

    Workers Defense Action Fund (WDAF) is a 501(c)(4) lobbying group that works to create a structure that will allow Texans to engage in the electoral and legislative processes. It mainly informs voters and advocates on protections for workers.
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    Workers Defense League

    Not to be confused with Workers Defense Project, a Texas-based labor activist group. The Workers Defense League is a New York-based group which represents workers with unemployment insurance claims.1 The League was
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    Workers Defense Project

    Not to be confused with Workers Defense League, a New York-based labor activist group with ties to the American socialist movement. The Workers Defense Project is a left-of-center advocacy group that aids and provides representation for workers in the Texas construction industry, including illegal immigrants. It works alongside several
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    Working America Education Fund

    Also see Working America (labor union) The Working America Education Fund is the charitable arm of Working America, the left-of-center “community affiliate” of the AFL-CIO labor union federation. 1 Founded in
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    Working Families Alliance

    The Working Families Alliance is a 501(c)(4) political organization headquartered in Newark, New Jersey and affiliated with the Working Families Organization, a left-wing political organization and offshoot of New York’s labor union-backed Working Families Party. Working Families Alliance is aligned with labor unions like the American Federation
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    Working Families Organization (WFO)

    The Working Families Organization, founded in 2006, is the 501(c)(4) affiliate of the Working Families Party, a union-funded and union-aligned far-left political party1 with power centers in traditionally hard-left localities and states, such as
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    Working Films

    Working Films is a left-of-center grantmaking organization that funds the production and promotion of films that promote left-wing political and cultural perspectives. Its aim is to “shift culture” through the creation of films that push left-of-center narratives around issues such as race, environmentalism, immigration, and abortion.
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    Working for America Institute

    The AFL-CIO Working for America Institute is an arm of the AFL-CIO, the largest federation of labor unions in the United States, that promotes workforce training and apprenticeship programs. The organization describes itself as a national workforce intermediary organization that promotes union organizing and programs by engaging with the
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    Working Partnerships USA

    Working Partnerships USA (WPUSA) is a left-of-center community and labor activist organization that works in San Jose, California and the broader Silicon Valley region. It supports left-of-center policies related to labor practices and development in the region. WPUSA cofounded the group Silicon Valley Rising, a coalition of left-of-center community