Search results for ‘texas public policy foundation’


  • Non-profit

    Omidyar Network Fund

    The Omidyar Network Fund is a grantmaking nonprofit founded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam Omidyar. Its sister group, the Omidyar Network, is an LLC that makes philanthropic “impact investments.” Omidyar Network Fund and the Omidyar Network are often referred to interchangeably, and both support
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    Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA)

    Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA) is an organization for girls that has traditionally emphasized service, interaction with the outdoors, and self-reliance. [32] Since its founding in 1912, the organization has grown to include 111 Girl Scout councils in the U.S. and overseas and claims
  • Non-profit

    The Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE)

    The Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) is a Texas-based association of teachers and scholars from colleges and universities, public policy institutes, and industry that promotes business and free enterprise. The organization has advocated conservative and libertarian-leaning ideas on economics and questions government bureaucracies. [91] The organization grew
  • Other Group

    Law for Black Lives (L4BL)

    Law for Black Lives (L4BL) is a self-described “political organization” [105] that includes more than “6,000 radical lawyers, legal workers, and law students.” [106] [107] L4BL members in 48 states support the dismantling of current government systems and democratize access to legal resources and
  • Non-profit

    Communities In Schools (CIS)

    Communities In Schools (CIS) is an education advocacy and assistance organization which promotes the expansion of taxpayer-funded benefits programs offered through the public education system. In particular, the organization pushes for more existing social services to be integrated with public schools and placed under the control of the school system.
  • Non-profit

    People United for Privacy (PUP)

    People United for Privacy (PUP) is a nonpartisan advocacy organization that advocates for public policy that protects the privacy of American citizens, especially those contributing financially to public advocacy. [186] Although the State Policy Network (SPN) is an unrelated organization, tax records filings that in 2019, People
  • Person

    Chase Koch

    Chase Koch is the son of billionaire Charles Koch of Koch Industries. He is the president of Koch Disruptive Technologies and chairman of Stand Together Ventures. [200] Media reports have cast him as less political than his father and his late uncle David Koch, though he still
  • Person

    Stacy H. Shusterman

    Stacy H. Schusterman is a left-of-center philanthropist and energy and real estate executive who is the chair of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, which is among the largest grantmakers in the United States. Schusterman is the daughter of Charles Schusterman, an oilman who died in 2000, and
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    The College Fix

    The College Fix is a right-of-center campus news website run by the Student Free Press Association (SFPA). The College Fix supports young conservative journalists on college campuses and publishes stories that support the principles of a free society. [239] The College Fix maintains the online “Cancel Culture Database.”
  • Non-profit

    Speech First

    Speech First is an advocacy organization that supports free speech for students on college campuses to protect students’ First Amendment rights. Supported by a membership base of students, parents, alumni, and faculty, Speech First files court cases challenging issues on campus such as speech codes, bias response teams, and acceptable use
  • Non-profit

    The Leadership Academy

    The Leadership Academy is a left-of-center non-profit consulting organization that provides services to schools and organizations to aid in the production of systems that promote equal outcomes for their students, teachers, and leaders. [281] It promotes concepts and ideas developed by Ibram X. Kendi, a left-wing advocate
  • Person

    Mary Montle Bacon

    Mary Montle Bacon is a consultant and owner of Images of a Culture, a far-left for-profit organization. She works primarily with school systems to incorporate critical race theory-aligned equity standards for various identity groups. [300] Bacon is an advocate for using identity politics as a foundation for
  • For-profit

    Images of a Culture

    Images of a Culture is a far-left for-profit consulting firm that advocates for policy that would set equity standards in education. It works primarily with school systems and schools, offering various forms of trainings and workshops. [314] Images of a Culture is operated by its founder and CEO
  • Person

    Tope Folarin

    Tope Folarin is an author and left-of-center activist working as the executive director of the left-of-center think tank Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). [327] Early Life He was born as Oluwabusayo Temitope Folarin in Ogden, Utah to Nigerian immigrants. Folarin, his parents and his four younger siblings
  • Non-profit

    Stand for Children Inc.

    Stand for Children, Inc. is the advocacy arm of the left-of-center Stand For Children Leadership Center education advocacy nonprofit, which operates the critical race theory-inspired Center for Antiracist Education (CARE). [342] Stand for Children advocates for left-of-center education policies, is active in nine states, and is a controlling
  • Non-profit

    The Fund for American Studies

    The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is a non-partisan, educational organization that promotes liberty, limited government, and free-market economics through its academic programs. [414] The Fund for American Studies is an associate member of the State Policy Network, a coalition of free-market state-level policy organizations.
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    Center for Racial Justice in Education

    The Center for Racial Justice in Education is a critical race theory-aligned diversity consultant that provides training, consulting and long-term partnerships to educators. Originally named Border Crossers, the organization rebranded as the Center for Racial Justice in Education in 2019. [443] The Center for Racial Justice in Education
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    Access Fund

    Access Fund is a left-leaning environmentalist group that advocates for free rock-climbing spaces and works to increase ethnic minority involvement in the rock-climbing community. Access Fund was founded in 1991 to protest U.S. National Park Service restrictions on using rock climbing bolts on cliffs. Since then, the group has expanded
  • Person

    Saul Alinsky

    Saul Alinsky (1909-1972) was a leading political activist and theorist, social critic, self-described “radical,” and an architect of the modern Left’s structure and approach to advocacy and electioneering. Alinsky pioneered “community organizing,” a form of coalition-building centered on aligning the common goals of multiple interest groups too small or electorally
  • Person

    John Eastman

    John Eastman is a retired constitutional law professor and right-of-center activist who became well known for his support for former President Donald Trump during and after the 2020 presidential election. [613] In August 2020, Eastman received widespread criticism for an article which he wrote questioning whether then-Democratic