Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’


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    Carlos P. Odio

    Carlos P. Odio is a left-of-center political operative working as of 2021 as head of EquisLabs. Odio worked on the 2008 Obama presidential campaign as the deputy Latino vote director before joining the White House Office of Political Affairs. He subsequently worked for the New Organizing Institute, a
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    Deirdre Schifeling

    Deirdre Schifeling is a left-of-center political operative, pro-abortion activist, and former executive director of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. In 2019, Schifeling founded Democracy for All 2021 Action to help generate a wave of left-progressive legislation should then-President Donald Trump lose the 2020 election. Schifeling was also the leader
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    Felicia Wong

    Felicia Wong is the chief executive officer and president of the Roosevelt Institute. Previously she worked at Democracy Alliance and held a White House Fellowship in the Office of the Attorney General. [25]
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    Victory 2021 Plan

    The Victory 2021 Plan is a financial strategy organized by left-of-center Democracy Alliance-connected organizations Issue One and the Piper Fund to reduce the influence of political donations by 2021. [26] Established in 2014, the Victory 2021 Plan is a project of both the Piper
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    Tioga Fund

    The Tioga Fund is a left-leaning lobbying and advocacy organization that engages on climate change, left-progressive women’s issues, electoral process issues, and civil liberties. It has been identified as working with the Democracy Alliance[43] and has supported ballot-measure campaigns for paid sick leave mandates. [44]
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    2020 Vision Ventures

    2020 Vision Ventures is a financial initiative that aims to promote investments in digital and technological innovations for left-of-center causes. The initiative is led by Democratic operative Nick Chedli Carter, who also manages the associated Resilient Democracy Fund. [54] Nick Chedli Carter Nick Chedli Carter
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    Fix the System

    Fix the System is an ostensibly cross-partisan coalition of eight advocacy groups dedicated to increasing democratic participation and enacting broadly left-progressive electoral administration changes. The coalition was launched on March 24, 2020, in response to the pandemic novel coronavirus and its effect on American election administration. [63] The
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    Tides Nexus

    Not to be confused with Tides Network, a related nonprofit in the nexus The Tides Nexus is a collection of related left-of-center grantmaking, fiscal sponsorship, and advocacy nonprofits headquartered in San Francisco, California. The system originated in 1976 when liberal political activist Drummond Pike joined with Jane Lehman, heiress
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    The Fulcrum

    The Fulcrum is a digital news organization focused on electoral administration policy and spending on electoral advocacy. The Fulcrum is a subsidiary of Issue One, an advocacy group supporting restrictions on electoral advocacy with ties to the left-of-center Democracy Alliance. Though the Fulcrum claims to be nonpartisan, it
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    New Georgia Project

    New Georgia Project is a left-of-center voting and redistricting oriented organization formerly headed by then-Georgia State House Democratic Leader Stacey Abrams. The organization was previously a fiscally sponsored project of NEO Philanthropy, a non-profit grantmaking entity that supports a number of left-of-center and liberal causes. The organization advocates
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    Flippable

    Flippable is a liberal electoral advocacy group founded by former campaigners for Hillary Clinton shortly after the 2016 election victory of President Donald Trump. Its targets Republican-held seats in state legislatures. [119] Flippable blames alleged Republican redistricting efforts for the Democratic losses;[120] its co-founder, Elizabeth Vaughan,
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    Safety Net Defense Fund

    Safety Net Defense Fund (SNDF) is a project of the left-of-center New Venture Fund that supports continued and increased funding of federal welfare and poor-assistance programs, including food stamps (known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)), Obamacare, and Medicaid. [163] It has a related lobbying project
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    Soros Network (Open Society Network)

    The Soros Network (also called the Open Society Network) is a system of private grantmaking foundations and nonprofits that comprise one of the largest funders of center- and far-left activism and advocacy in the world. At the center of the network is George Soros, a Hungarian-born financier and liberal
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    Barbara Simons

    Barbara Simons is a computer scientist who serves on the board of Verified Voting, a nonprofit that advocates against electronic voting. Simons is an outspoken supporter of paper ballots, serving on the Board of Advisors to the United States Election Assistance Commission. In addition to her work on election administration,
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    Lauren Embrey

    Lauren Embrey is a left-leaning advocacy philanthropist and the president of the Embrey Family Foundation. As of early 2020, she sits on the board of the liberal donor convening Democracy Alliance. [240] Embrey has quoted the Bible to justify funding for Planned Parenthood and accused
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    Electronic Privacy Information Center

    The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) is a think tank concerned with the impact of technology on privacy and free speech. The organization was founded in 1994 by the Fund for Constitutional Government and the Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility. [253] EPIC conducts research, files lawsuits against private
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    Ellen Susman

    Ellen Spencer Susman is a career journalist married to Stephen Susman, one of the most successful trial lawyers in America. Together the Susmans have founded, support, and participate in multiple left-of-center organizations and are top fund raisers for Democratic Party causes and candidates. Personal Background Born in 1950, Ellen
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    Amber Mostyn

    Amber Anderson Mostyn is a Texas trial lawyer and liberal political donor. She is the widow of J. Steven (Steve) Mostyn, who was also an attorney and the head of Mostyn Law. [285] She is the co-founder, along with her late husband, of the Mostyn Moreno Foundation,
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    Fund for Policy Reform

    The Fund for Policy Reform is a 501(c)(4) lobbying organization founded and funded by left-of-center megadonor George Soros within his Open Society Foundations network of groups. The Fund for Policy Reform provides grants to left-of-center organizations, most notably in drug policy, criminal justice, and election administration policy, in
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    National Vote at Home Coalition

    The National Vote At Home Coalition is the lobbying arm of the National Vote at Home Institute; together, the organizations are known as Vote at Home. The National Vote at Home Coalition works to lobby for the nationwide adoption of a mail-balloting system through the regulatory and legislative processes.