Search results for ‘texas public policy foundation’


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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
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    ABA Fund for Justice and Education

    The Fund for Justice and Education (FJE) is a subsidiary organization of the American Bar Association (ABA). Formed as an entity that would allow the ABA to raise funds from public and private organizations, as well as individuals, the FJE funds and runs various special projects for the ABA,
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    Young Invincibles

    Young Invincibles (YI) is a left-of-center youth advocacy, research, grantmaking, and lobbying organization based in Washington, D.C. 1 Co-founded in 2009 by Ari Matsuiak, a special assistant to the President during
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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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    Windward Fund

    The Windward Fund is an environmentalist fiscal sponsor organization in the network of “dark money” organizations controlled by philanthropic consultancy Arabella Advisors. The Fund was created in February 2015 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with startup funding of $5.25 million provided by an unknown source. According to its bylaws, Windward
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    Vera Institute of Justice (VIJ)

    The Vera Institute of Justice (VIJ) is a left-of-center advocacy organization that agitates against what it characterizes as mass incarceration, racial disparities, and marginalization. Much of its work focuses on immigration and criminal justice issues. 1
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    Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP)

    The Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP) is a left-of-center community-building group based in the southwestern United States focused on New Mexico. SWOP advocates for environmentalism, abortion access, leniency in criminal justice, and other left-of-center policy goals among racial minorities.
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    Progressive States Network (PSN)

    Also see successor groups: State Innovation Exchange, SIX Action (Non-profits) The Progressive States Network (PSN) was a left-of-center organization, which included electoral groups, business associations, educational institutions, and advocacy organizations.
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    Ocean Conservancy

    Ocean Conservancy is a Washington, D.C.-based environmentalist advocacy group that designs ocean policies for federal and state governments. It tends to advocate for left-of-center environmentalist policies. Though the Conservancy is broadly concerned with ocean-based conservation, including ocean acidification, coastal cleanups, and fishing, its focus has shifted towards climate change at
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    National Network of Abortion Funds

    The National Network of Abortion Funds is an umbrella organization that supports organizations that provide financial assistance to women seeking abortions. The network provides its member partners with training, logistical support, and other resources.
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    National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

    The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that investigates and analyzes economic issues. NBER makes its research findings available to the public, academics, and decision makers in both public and private sectors through its working papers and scholarly conferences.
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    NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF)

    The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) is the litigation and legal policy affiliate of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). LDF uses strategic litigation and legal advocacy to advance a left-of-center agenda focused on issues related to African American and ethnic minority interests.
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    Move to Amend

    Move to Amend (MTA) is a coalition of hundreds of left-of-center organizations that advocates for wealth redistributionist policies, social and racial justice initiatives, and the restriction of political donations. It opposes the landmark 2011 Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC, contending that political contributions are not speech and
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    Legal Services Corporation

    The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is a federal government-created and funded nonprofit which distributes federal money to regional nonprofits across the United States to provide legal aid to low-income individuals. In 2019, the LSC had a budget of $440 million distributed to over 130 regional organizations serving 1.8 million clients.
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    International Rescue Committee (IRC)

    The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, development, and pro-international-migration nongovernmental organization (NGO). 1 IRC has supported Biden administration efforts to expand pathways for refugee
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    Hopewell Fund

    The Hopewell Fund is a 501(c)(3) funding and fiscal sponsorship nonprofit managed by Arabella Advisors, a Washington, D.C.-based philanthropy consulting firm. The Hopewell Fund manages a number of left-of-center single-issue advocacy groups, including the Economic Security Project and pro-Obamacare Get America Covered. The Hopewell Fund often operates alongside its “sister” nonprofits, primarily