Search results for ‘texas public policy foundation’


  • Non-profit

    URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity

    URGE: Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity is a left-of-center pro-abortion and gender-activist organization. It has chapters at colleges and universities in Alabama, California, Georgia, Kansas, Ohio, and Texas. 1
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    R Street Institute

    The R Street Institute is a public policy think tank based in Washington, D.C., that was spun off from the right-of-center and Chicago-based Heartland Institute in 2012.
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    Thousand Currents

    Thousand Currents is a left-of-center grantmaking organization that provides financial assistance to left-leaning projects and organizations and activists in developing nations (i.e.: the so-called “global south”). 1 It is funded by many left-leaning institutional donors, which
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    Lily Eskelsen Garcia

    Lily Eskelsen Garcia is a teachers union activist and the former president of the National Education Association (NEA), the largest labor union in the United States. Eskelsen Garcia was considered a top contender for the Education Secretary in the administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Eskelsen Garcia began
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    Fe y Justicia Worker Center

    Fe Y Justicia Workers Center (FYJWC) is a left-of-center worker center that provides a gathering place and organizing network for low-wage workers in Houston, Texas. 1 The organization provides low-wage workers with
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    The Indivisible Project (Indivisible)

    The Indivisible Project (or Indivisible) is a left-of-center 501(c)(4) tax-exempt organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., and created in late 2016 as a response to the election of President Donald Trump. The Indivisible Project was established to provide liberals a practical guide for “Resisting the Trump Agenda.”
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    Hamilton Fish

    Hamilton “Ham” Fish V is a liberal activist who has financially supported or published numerous liberal political journals, including The Nation, the New Republic, and the Washington Spectator. In November 2017, Fish resigned as publisher of the New Republic following allegations that he had sexually harassed female
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    Democracy Fund

    Also see Democracy Fund Voice (Non-profit) The Democracy Fund is a left-of-center public policy-oriented foundation chaired and soely funded by eBay founder and former chairman Pierre Omidyar.1
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    Michael Moore

    Michael Moore is a left-wing documentary filmmaker, former editor of the left-wing magazine Mother Jones, and liberal activist. Moore was born in an up-state Michigan bedroom community outside Flint, Michigan
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    American Board of Trial Advocates

    The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) is a left-of-center professional organization for trial attorneys. Founded in 1958, ABOTA exists to support the use of trial by jury in civil cases and has frequently opposed attempts to establish arbitration or easier mechanisms for dispute resolutions.
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    Arianna Huffington

    Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington  came to America in 1980 and quickly made a name for herself as a Manhattan “It Girl” among New York’s powerful. 1   In the mid-1980s
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    American Immigration Council (AIC)

    For more information, see American Immigration Lawyers Association (Nonprofit) The American Immigration Council (AIC) is a 501(c)(3) advocacy group in favor of expanding immigration to the United States and granting legal status to some populations of illegal immigrants. It was founded by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
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    Cheryl Mills

    Cheryl Mills is an attorney, a longtime counselor to the Clinton family, and the founder and CEO of BlackIvy Group, a company that builds businesses in Africa. Mills first began working with the Clintons in 1992 when President Bill Clinton was elected. Mills rose to prominence in 1999 when
  • Person

    Sheldon Whitehouse

    Sheldon Whitehouse (born 19551) is a Democratic politician and the junior U.S. Senator for Rhode Island, serving since 2007. 2 He
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    Niskanen Center

    The Niskanen Center is a nominally libertarian 501(c)(3) environmental think tank with ties to center-left environmental groups. The Center was created in January 2015 and was initially headed by Jerry Taylor, a global warming advocate and environmental activist who authored a 2015 report The Conservative Case for a Carbon Tax.
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    Ray Marshall

    (Freddie) Ray Marshall is a labor union-aligned, progressive economist and retired University of Texas professor who served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor during the Carter Administration.
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    New Organizing Institute Education Fund (NOI Education Fund)

    NOI is defunct. For its successor, see Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL) New Organizing Institute Education Fund (NOIEF) was the charitable arm of New Organizing Institute (NOI), a progressive nonprofit that trained digital organizers and campaigners for the Democratic Party. The organization, described by a Washington
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    Michael Bloomberg

    Michael Bloomberg is a former three-term mayor of New York City and unsuccessful candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Bloomberg, a billionaire financier and media mogul who is among the wealthiest men alive, is also a prominent political donor and philanthropist, pouring billions into left-of-center political campaigns and philanthropic
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    National League of Cities

    The National League of Cities (NLC) is a left-leaning network of over 19,000 American communities that engages in federal policy advocacy and leads educational programming on behalf of city governments.
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    First Focus

    First Focus on Children (or simply First Focus) is a policy organization that advocates for making children and families the focus of all budget decisions at the federal level. Activities First Focus claims not to advocate particular policies on education, healthcare, welfare, housing, or taxation but to be alleged bipartisan