Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’


  • Person

    Keith Ellison

    Keith Ellison is a Democratic politician and lawyer who currently serves as Attorney General of Minnesota. 1  He is a former U.S. Representative and Minnesota state
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    Coalition on Human Needs

    The Coalition on Human Needs (CHN) is a left-of-center advocacy group headquartered in Washington, D.C., that promotes funding of domestic welfare programs by the federal government and opposes Republican-backed proposals to cut or reform entitlement programs. The group was founded in 1981 in opposition to President Ronald Reagan’s proposal
  • Non-profit

    Jobs With Justice Education Fund

    Jobs with Justice Education Fund (JWJEF) is a project of Jobs with Justice (JWJ), a left-of-center labor group primarily funded by labor unions
  • Non-profit

    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
  • Non-profit

    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
  • Labor Union

    United Farm Workers of America

    The United Farm Workers of America (UFW) is a labor union representing agricultural workers, mostly in the state of California. Cesar Chavez, a Mexican-American organizer and leader of the Chicano movement, founded the union; Chavez would become one of the best-known leaders of labor unionism in the 20th century through
  • Labor Union

    Unite Here

    Unite Here (sometimes styled UNITE HERE or Unite HERE) is a major labor union principally organizing employees in the hotel, restaurant, and gaming industries. Unite Here was formed in 2004 from a merger between the Hotel Employees-Restaurant Employees (HERE) union and Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE) and
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    Trilateral Commission

    The Trilateral Commission is an invitation-only, international non-governmental organization that was founded by David Rockefeller, Sr., in July 1973, to foster closer cooperation among nations in North America, Western Europe, and Japan.
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    Third Way

    Third Way is a left-of-center think tank 1 based in Washington, D.C., that believes the center-left is the “only real path” for the future in the United States.
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    Tides Advocacy (The Advocacy Fund)

    Also see Tides Nexus Tides Advocacy (formerly The Tsunami Fund, The Advocacy Fund, and the Tides Advocacy Fund) is a left-of-center advocacy organization associated with the Tides Nexus, a collection of center-left pass-through funders and fiscal sponsorship nonprofits grouped around the Tides Foundation. While Tides Advocacy has
  • Non-profit

    Open Society Foundations (Open Society Institute)

    Also see the similarly named Foundation to Promote Open Society (Nonprofit) The Open Society Foundations (OSF; formally Open Society Institute) is a private grantmaking foundation created and funded by billionaire financier and liberal philanthropist George Soros. OSF was founded in 1993 as the Open Society Institute (OSI), which remains the foundation’s
  • Non-profit

    National Popular Vote (NPV)

    National Popular Vote (NPV) was founded in 2006 by lottery scratch-card inventor John Koza and election lawyer Barry Fadem to lobby for an “interstate compact” for states to deliver their electoral votes for President to the “winner” of the national popular vote. While Koza and Fadem are both Democratic donors,
  • Non-profit

    National Lawyers Guild

    The National Lawyers Guild is a radical-left association of attorneys, law students, legal workers, and jailhouse lawyers. Founded from late 1936 to early 1937, the Guild has consistently been identified with radical-left groups and political orientations throughout its history. In its early years the National Lawyers Guild was significantly influenced
  • Non-profit

    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
  • Non-profit

    Marguerite Casey Foundation

    The Marguerite Casey Foundation is the smaller of the two major left-of-center private foundations created from the legacy of United Parcel Service founder James E. Casey, the other being the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The Marguerite Casey Foundation emerged nearly two decades after James E. Casey’s death from Casey
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    Leonard & Sophie Davis Fund

    The Leonard & Sophie Davis Fund is a private foundation making grants to left-of-center organizations associated with health, education, and Jewish philanthropy. 1 Alan Davis, the fund’s president, is
  • Non-profit

    JPB Foundation

    The JPB Foundation is a private foundation created by Barbara Picower in 2011. It is one of the largest grant-making foundations in the United States. 1 Focused on medical, environmental, and poverty issues, the
  • Non-profit

    Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

    The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) is a faith-based organization which uses strategic investment to promote left-of-center social change. 1 The Center is a coalition of nearly 300 investors controlling over
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    Horizons Foundation

    Horizons Foundation is a San Francisco-based grantmaking organization that supports predominately LGBT and left-of-center social causes. 1 Originally founded in 1980 as the philanthropic arm of the Golden Gate Business Association, the organization
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    German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF)

    The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) is a nonprofit think-tank founded in 1972 by Willy Brandt, at the time West German Chancellor and leader of the left-progressive Social Democratic Party (SDP).