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  • Non-profit

    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.[1] It aimed “to transform the political landscape by supporting state legislators” and providing “strategic support in
  • Non-profit

    Progress Michigan

    Progress Michigan a left-of-center advocacy organization in Michigan. It is one of 22 state-level networks of Progress Now, a national organization of liberal groups started in Colorado to support left-wing networking and rapid response communications.[23] Progress Michigan engages in political activity through social media and online communications,
  • 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

    Migration Policy Institute

    The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) is a think tank that produces research and policy analysis advocating for permanent legal residence for undocumented immigrants in the United States and increased legal rights for migrants and refugees worldwide. Migration Policy Institute receives funding from a variety of left-of-center ideological funders, including the
  • Non-profit

    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. [107] Alan Davis, the fund’s president, is an advisory board member of Patriotic Millionaires, an organization of rich individuals advocating for left-wing economic policies.
  • Labor Union

    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)

    The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) is a labor union representing electrical workers across the United States and Canada. The IBEW a member union of the AFL-CIO labor federation. The IBEW routinely gives large donations to candidates and political action committees affiliated with the Democratic Party, in addition
  • Non-profit

    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
  • Non-profit

    Courage Campaign

    Courage Campaign (CC) is a left-of-center organization that uses grassroots lobbying methods to bring attention to progressive issues such as immigration, net neutrality, and social justice. It was founded in 2005 and is based in Los Angeles, California. The organization signed a petition supporting the Green New Deal.
  • Non-profit

    Case Foundation

    The Stephen Case Foundation (also known as the Case Foundation) is a private foundation that gives grants to organizations that support charitable and center-left social initiatives. Background Jean and Steve Case founded the Stephen Case Foundation in 1997 after serving in executive positions at America Online. [232] The
  • Non-profit

    Atlantic Advocacy Fund

    The Atlantic Advocacy Fund is a Delaware-based left-of-center 501(c)(4) pass-through nonprofit associated with Atlantic Philanthropies, a Bermuda-based foundation which makes grants in the United States. Funding Between 2007 and 2015, Atlantic Philanthropy’s 501(c)(4) Atlantic Advocacy Fund provided a series of grants toward several Tides Advocacy projects and
  • Labor Union

    Actors’ Equity Association (AEA)

    Actors’ Equity Association, often referred to as “Actor’s Equity” or “Equity,” is a labor union for live stage performers and stage managers. Equity is a member of the AFL-CIO union federation.[263] Equity supported health care reform efforts under the Obama Administration, including Obamacare, and then removed older
  • Labor Union

    1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East (UHE)

    1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East (UHE; sometimes styled SEIU Local 1199 or just 1199) is a large local union of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) representing employees of hospitals throughout the northeast United States. The union wields a great deal of political power in New York State and
  • Non-profit

    Refugees International

    Refugees International is a left-of-center advocacy group that aids and protects displaced people, while recommending refugee resettlement and policies to the U.S. government, foreign governments, and the United Nations (UN). The group claims to be independent because they do not accept government or UN funding. [394] However,
  • Non-profit

    Florida Institute for Health Innovation

    The Florida Institute for Health Innovation (formerly known as the Florida Public Health Institute) is a tax-exempt charitable organization based in West Palm Beach, Florida. It performs community-level health research throughout Southeast Florida and claims to provide impartial analysis of healthcare issues for the purpose of impacting public policy.
  • Non-profit

    American Family Voices

    American Family Voices (AFV) is a left-of-center political organization founded by longtime activist and consultant Mike Lux. Founded during the 2000 presidential election between then-Texas Governor George W. Bush and incumbent Vice President Al Gore, Lux created this lobbying organization to support Gore’s campaign. Lux, having worked in
  • Other Group

    Youth First Initiative

    Youth First Initiative is a national campaign to end juvenile incarceration. The organization seeks to build a “critical mass of states” that would force an eventual national shift away from youth incarceration. [465] The organization was launched in January 2015 in 15 states. [466] The organization
  • Other Group

    Occupy Wall Street

    Occupy Wall Street (OWS) was a protest demonstration that took place in lower Manhattan, from September 17 through November 15, 2011.[475] The New York “occupation,” centered on Zuccotti Park, sparked imitator demonstrations by left-wing protesters worldwide. The protest was originally conceived by the staff at the far-left Canadian
  • Non-profit

    Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)

    The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) is a left-wing litigation and advocacy group focused on immigration, election procedure, and Census and demographic interest issues. Founded in the late 1960s with extensive financial support from the left-wing Ford Foundation which continues through the present day, MALDEF is
  • Non-profit

    League of Women Voters (LWV)

    The League of Women Voters of the United States (abbreviated as LWV or “the League”) is a 501(c)(4) organization that lobbies and advocates on a number of left-leaning issues.[642] The group is most widely known for “educating voters” through its state and local chapter affiliates.[643] However,
  • Non-profit

    League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

    The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is a left-of-center organization founded in 1929 that advocates on behalf of left-of-center Hispanic interests. LULAC’s initiatives are executed through programming, political advocacy, and individual member participation at the local level. Earlier in 2018, LULAC’s leadership suffered after the organization’s former president