Search results for ‘participant’

  • Non-profit

    Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES)

    The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides free legal representation in Texas to people needing immigration law assistance. In 2017, RAICES claims to have closed 51,000 pro-bono immigration and refugee status cases.
  • Non-profit

    Maryland Public Interest Research Group (MaryPIRG) Foundation

    The Maryland Public Interest Research Group Foundation, also known as MaryPIRG Foundation, is a left of center advocacy organization that was founded in 1975, is the “charitable” research and policy arm of its sister lobbying organization, the Maryland Public Interest Research Group (MaryPIRG). The foundation does research and collects
  • Person

    Al Sharpton

    Al Sharpton (born Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr.) is a political activist, Baptist preacher, and commentator for MSNBC. In 2004, he unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. He is founder and president of the National Action Network (NAN), a 501(c)(3) left-wing political advocacy organization that
  • Non-profit

    Training Resources for the Environmental Community (TREC)

    Training Resources for the Environmental Community (TREC) is a left-of-center nonprofit which provides leadership and activism training for professional environmentalists. The organization credits the Wilburforce Foundation as its major financial supporter,1 though it has also received major support
  • Non-profit

    Chicken & Egg Pictures

    Chicken and Egg Pictures is an organization providing financial support to left-aligned female nonfiction filmmakers. Founded in 2005, the organization was originally a fiscally sponsored project of the left-wing Tides Center. Chicken and Egg Pictures became an independent organization in 2016, though its fund at Tides Center remains active.
  • Non-profit

    Democracy North Carolina

    Democracy North Carolina (or Democracy NC) is a left-of-center group based in Durham, North Carolina that lobbies against voter integrity measures and for campaign speech restrictions. It is often portrayed as a neutral organization but it has received funding from the Reynolds-family-related left-wing foundations
  • Non-profit

    People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH)

    People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH) is a left-wing “direct action” community organizing group primarily active in Buffalo, New York. The organization engages in community redevelopment issues and promotes environmentalist activism as a key to redeveloping Buffalo. PUSH Buffalo is most notable for its protests in opposition to traditional energy
  • Non-profit

    Women’s March (National)

    Also see the similarly-named Women’s March Global, a project of the Tides Center Women’s March, Inc. is one of two major national left-wing advocacy organizations that were created from the organization behind the January 21, 2017 “Women’s March on Washington” and related demonstrations against the election and inauguration
  • Non-profit

    Simons Foundation

    The Simons Foundation is a private foundation founded by left-leaning Renaissance Technologies hedge fund founder James Simons and his wife, Marilyn. The Foundation funds research in four broad areas: mathematics and physical sciences, life sciences, autism research, and “Outreach & Education.” The Foundation conducts its own research through the Flatiron
  • Person

    Marc Elias

    Marc Elias is an American attorney best known for his involvement in Democratic Party political campaigns, redistricting litigation, and election litigation. He was formerly a partner at the law firm Perkins Coie LLP and head of its Political Law practice, which assists Democratic political committees and other left-of-center clients. In August
  • Labor Union

    SEIU Michigan State Council

    SEIU Michigan State Council is the state level union federation of the Service Employees International Union in Michigan. The organization represents more than 30,000 workers in the state, and includes four local affiliates: SEIU 517M, SEIU Healthcare Michigan, SEIU Local 1, and Michigan Corrections Organization.
  • Political Party/527

    America Votes Action Fund

    America Votes Action Fund is the 527 Super PAC affiliate of the left-of-center voter mobilization organization America Votes. It was established to conduct “exclusively electoral activity” as part of America Votes’ effort to build “a permanent advocacy and campaign infrastructure” to promote left-progressive causes.
  • Labor Union

    United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA)

    United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) is the main labor union representing teachers and other staff of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in southern California, the nation’s second-largest school district. UTLA is affiliated with both the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers. UTLA has engaged in
  • Non-profit

    Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation

    Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation (BLM Global Network Foundation) is the primary organizational outgrowth of the more decentralized Black Lives Matter movement. According to an Associated Press report from February 2021, BLM Global Network Foundation was granted tax-exempt status by the IRS in December 2020.
  • Non-profit

    Wellspring Philanthropic Fund

    The Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, formerly known as the Matan B’Seter Foundation, was created in 2001 as part of an elaborate and secretive network of grantmaking organizations funded by three hedge fund billionaires: Andrew Shechtel, David Gelbaum and C. Frederick Taylor.
  • For-profit

    Perkins Coie

    Perkins Coie is a Seattle-based law firm of more than 1,000 lawyers, roughly 40 of which work for its political law practice that serves Democratic and left-of-center political candidates and non-profit clients. Perkins Coie received at least $26 million for legal fees and related expenses during the 2016 election cycle
  • Other Group

    Reboot Democracy

    Reboot Democracy is a fiscally sponsored project of Harmony Labs, an organization focused on contemporary media. The organization is focused on the intersection of democracy and technological innovation and hosts informational and networking events around the country. It also hosts an accelerator program that provides funding and mentorship to
  • Non-profit

    Solidaire Network

    The Solidaire Network is a left-of-center donor group for advancing race and gender-based causes. It is fiscally sponsored by the Tides Foundation and supported in part by the Proteus Group, left-of-center “pass-through” funders that obscure the identities of donors.
  • Political Party/527

    National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC)

    The National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC) is a Democratic Party PAC (political action committee) conceived in late 2016 by political operatives in the Democratic Party and the Obama administration, including President Barack Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder. It officially launched on January 12, 2017.
  • Non-profit

    Four Freedoms Fund

    The Four Freedoms Fund is a donor collaborative of NEO Philanthropy, a left-of-center pass-through nonprofit. The Fund primarily focuses on pushing a left-of-center immigration policies, including “legalization of undocumented immigrants” through a path to citizenship and comprehensive immigration reform legislation. The Fund is critical of what it calls “anti-immigrant