Search results for ‘fight for $15’

  • Non-profit


    Note: USAction is no longer in operation and merged to form People’s Action in 2016 USAction was a left-of-center advocacy nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. The group was created by activist Heather Booth in 1999 as a successor to the scandal-ridden consumer advocacy group Citizen Action, which
  • Non-profit

    Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC)

    Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC or ROC-United) is one of the nation’s most prominent “worker centers,” labor-union-like organizations backed by union organizing know-how and left-of-center foundation funding. An outgrowth of a mutual-aid organization for the surviving unionized employees of the Windows on the World restaurant destroyed in the September 11th
  • Political Party/527

    Working Families Party (WFP)

    The Working Families Party (WFP) is a left-wing political party based in Brooklyn, New York. Using New York’s electoral fusion voting system that allows multiple parties to nominate candidates and pool votes cast, the WFP uses its endorsement and ballot line to pressure Democratic Party candidates to take union-friendly stands
  • Labor Union

    Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

    The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is one of America’s largest, most controversial, and most politically involved labor unions. The SEIU, which represents building services employees, nurses, other healthcare workers, and public employees, is noted for its close ties to the broader left-of-center movement, perhaps most notably the controversial now-defunct
  • Non-profit

    National Employment Law Project (NELP)

    National Employment Law Project (NELP) is a New York City-based think tank which advocates for liberal labor and employment legislation. The union-backed group, formed in 1974, advocates for steep increases in the minimum wage and other restrictions on employers.
  • Non-profit

    Homes for the Homeless (HFH)

    Homes for the Homeless (HFH) is a nonprofit that runs homeless shelters, assisted living facilities, and migrant shelters in New York City. HFH also conducts research on the impact of homelessness through its think tank, the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness. HFH’s leadership has experience working for the New
  • Non-profit

    Norman Foundation

    The Norman Foundation is a left-of-center grantmaking organization that focuses on environmentalist and economic justice issues and movement building. The Foundation mandates that grant requests should further equity and that funded projects are likely to achieve left-of-center systemic change. The Norman Foundation funds environmentalist groups that seek to preserve land
  • Non-profit

    Channel Foundation

    Channel Foundation is a left-of-center grant maker that supports groups focused on gender equity, racial justice, feminism, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The Channel Foundation supports groups that are pro-abortion, advocate for left-leaning LGBT interests, and support environmentalism. The Channel Foundation has funded organizations taking creative legal actions and
  • Non-profit

    GHR Foundation

    GHR Foundation is an independent philanthropic organization providing nurturing environments for children. The foundation establishes strategic partnerships with a network of religious institutes that share a commitment to serving, advocating, and creating spaces that promote family-like care and protection for children and society’s most vulnerable members. Background The GHR Foundation
  • Non-profit

    Warehouse Workers for Justice

    Warehouse Workers for Justice, also known as the Warehouse Workers Justice Center, is a workers’ center that conducts labor organizing campaigns among warehouse workers in the Chicago area. The group opposes business practices by companies such as Walmart and Home Depot, which outsource warehousing to third-party companies that use
  • Non-profit

    Black Church Food Solidarity Network (BCFSN)

    The Black Church Food Security Network (BCFSN) is a nominally Christian charity with a strong focus on race-based left-of-center activism. The network started out as a vegetable garden ministry at a Baptist church in Baltimore, Maryland and was formally established in 2015. The BCFSN ties its launch to what it
  • Non-profit

    The Management Center (TMC)

    The Management Center (TMC) is a left-of-center management consulting and training 1 firm that seeks to advance the critical race theory-influenced concept of social justice. In its programming, TMC coaching helps managers adopt far-left
  • For-profit


    Persefoni is a for-profit company that specializes in providing carbon-emissions measurement and reporting software for businesses. It has been noted for having close connections to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), specifically with respect to a rule that the agency proposed in 2022 that would require companies to
  • Other Group

    Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC)

    The Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC) is a global environmentalist policy advocacy and research organization that works to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It partners with state entities and non-governmental organizations around the world to push for environmentalist legislation and policy changes to slow the
  • Other Group

    Teens Take Charge

    Teens Take Charge is a left-of-center organization that advocates for changes to New York City’s public school system. The organization says basing admissions to high schools on factors like attendance, grades, or exam scores hurts low-income students’ chances of being admitted to New York City’s competitive-admission high schools.
  • Person

    Marissa McBride

    Marissa McBride is a career Democratic operative and the executive director of Mind the Gap, a left-wing super PAC dedicated to helping Democratic political candidates win elections. There is little public information on McBride. As of May 2023, she has no Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn profiles. The only biography
  • Non-profit

    Braver Angels

    Braver Angels is a cross-partisan organization that hosts workshops, debates, and other events aimed at bringing people from diverse political perspectives together in discussion. Braver Angels seeks to move participants along a spectrum away from feelings of “hatred or disdain” for their opponents, and instead move them towards “respect and
  • Non-profit

    Network for Public Education (NPE)

    Network for Public Education (NPE) is an activist group that works to preserve, promote, and improve public education in the United States. 1 The organization opposes charter schools
  • Non-profit

    University of Orange

    University of Orange is a far-left nonprofit organization based in Orange, New Jersey, that advocates for the restoration of cities. It classifies its political views as “restoration urbanism” and states that it aims to “cultivate a just and equitable city.”
  • Other Group

    Civics Center

    Civics Center is a voter registration group focused on high school students. The organization encourages state and local governments, as well as schools and nonprofits, to ease voter registration access and promote youth voting. Civics Center is a fiscally sponsored project of Community Partners,