Other Groups (Page 75)


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    United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS)

    United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) is a labor-union-backed organizing effort focused on college campuses that attacks major clothing brands involved in university licensing agreements that manufacture clothing overseas. It was founded in the late 1990s.
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    Universal Owner Initiatives

    Universal Owner Initiatives is a left-of-center think tank based in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands which advocates for reduction of carbon emissions to net-zero. The organization advocates for a concept called universal ownership theory, which states that asset managers whose clients own a representative share of the market should
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    University of the Poor

    University of the Poor is an anti-capitalist educational and training resource for organizations involved in the socialist movement in the United States. It acted as the educational arm of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC) for nine years until the groups formally separated.
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    UnKoch My Campus

    UnKoch My Campus is a project of Essential Information, a left-of-center nonprofit started by left-wing activist and politician Ralph Nader.
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    Uplift Climate

    Uplift Climate is a youth-led grassroots organization advocating for climate justice within the Southwest region of the United States. 1
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    Uranium Watch

    Uranium Watch is an environmental advocacy group that opposes uranium mining and milling in Western states, the expansion of nuclear power, and the transport and storage of nuclear waste. 1 Uranium Watch was one of the
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    Urbamonde

    Urbamonde is a left-of-center international non-governmental organization headquartered in Switzerland that promotes housing and urban development around the world. It mainly provides support to local groups and actors that can exercise oversight and guidance toward development projects. Urbamonde also provides access to experts in relevant fields such as engineering and
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    Urban Ocean Lab

    Urban Ocean Lab is a left-of-center think tank that promotes environmentalist policies with the future of coastal cities in mind. It asserts that coastal cities in the U.S. will experience an average of a one-foot rise in sea levels over the next 30 years, and also focuses on purported racial
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    Vaclav Havel Library

    The Vaclav Havel Library is a historical center based in Prague that contains the artistic and political work of filmmaker and former Czech Republica president Vaclav Havel, who passed away in 2011.
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    Validate the Vote USA

    Validate the Vote USA is an advocacy organization which recruits volunteers to review printouts of vote count totals from voting machines at polling locations—commonly referred to as poll tapes—after elections. The organization claims that its goal is to identify mistakes and make the public increase confidence in election results.
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    Vecinas Feministas

    Vecinas Feministas (sometimes known as Vecinas Feministas por la Justicia Sexual y reproductiva en America Latina y el Caribe 1  is a left-of-center group that supports feminist goals in Central and South
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    Vermonters for Justice in Palestine (VTJP)

    Vermonters for Justice in Palestine (often initialized as VTJP) is a Vermont-based group aligned with the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign notable for a nearly decade long campaign to pressure left-of-center ice cream company Ben and Jerry’s to cease selling their products in some parts of Israel.
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    Veterans for Idaho Voters (VFIF)

    Veterans for Idaho Voters (VFIV) is an activist group pushing for ranked-choice voting in the state of Idaho. Previously known as the Idaho Task Force of Veterans for Political Innovation, VFIV had rebranded as of July 2023. It promotes a “Top 4” candidate ranking model, as well as the
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    Veterans Organizing Institute

    The Veterans Organizing Institute is a left-of-center training organization that provides community organizing and political advocacy training to veterans. The group is a training arm of Common Defense, a left-of-center organization that organizes veterans to support left-of-center political causes. Common Defense formed in 2016 by organizing “Vets Against Trump” protests.
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    Victory Starts Today!

    Victory Starts Today! is a volunteer organizing group of Democratic Party-aligned individuals based in West Los Angeles, California that was affiliated with the West LA Democratic Club. Background Victory Starts Today! was founded on April 2, 2017 as an affiliate of the West LA Democratic Club, a group jointly chartered
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    Virginia Democracy Forward

    Virginia Democracy Forward is an organization that was formed in 2016 to support left-of-center policies and candidates in congressional, state, and local elections in Virginia. 1 Background Virginia Democracy Forward, also known as VADF, was founded in Northern
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    VisionForward

    VisionForward is a nonprofit initiative dedicated to advancing gender equity by persuading female leaders to push left-of-center policies. It is housed in Drexel University, a private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1 Background VisionForward began as
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    Vote Captain

    Vote Captain is a voter mobilization website that claims to be non-partisan but is run by a left-of-center family that has been active in politics with ties to Democratic politicians. Vote Captain suggests apps and resources for getting people to vote that link to left-leaning voter projects. Social media programs
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    Vote Equality!

    Vote Equality! (sometimes known as Vote Equality US) is an advocacy group supporting the passage of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution that would ensure legal equality between men and women. Vote Equality! is a fiscally sponsored project of the Center for Common Ground. History The
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    Vote For Your Life

    Vote For Your Life is a get-out-the-vote campaign created by ViacomCBS and the Advertising Council (Ad Council). The Ad Council is an organization that creates center-left and left-of-center media campaigns by providing funding to execute expensive nationwide television and internet campaigns.