Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’


  • Person

    K. Sabeel Rahman

    Sabeel Rahman is the president of Demos, a New York City based left-wing public policy advocacy group. Rahman previously served as a fellow at New America Foundation, a progressive advocacy organization, and a fellow at Roosevelt Institute, a left-leaning anti-free-market organization that has close ties to
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    Courage Campaign Super PAC

    Courage Campaign Super PAC (CCSP) is the political action committee (PAC) branch of the progressive advocacy organization Courage Campaign and its fundraising and education arm, Courage Campaign Institute. Background The Courage Campaign Super PAC was formed in California in 2011 with the goal of reelecting President Barack
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    Anna Lefer Kuhn

    Anna Lefer Kuhn is the executive director of the Arca Foundation, which funds left-wing causes in the U.S. and abroad. Previously, she worked for the Open Society Foundations, the advocacy philanthropy of left-of-center billionaire George Soros, as a program officer. Kuhn also previously served on the boards
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    Ady Barkan

    Ady Barkan is a political activist and project director at the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) and founder of the Fed Up campaign. He is a former fellow for the left-wing Make the Road New York and speaker at the April 2018 Democracy Alliance Conference.
  • Non-profit

    American Bridge 21st Century Foundation

    For more information, see American Bridge 21st Century (Super PAC) American Bridge 21st Century Foundation is the 501(c)(4) advocacy arm of American Bridge 21st Century, a PAC created by Democratic Party operative David Brock to attack Republican politicians. American Bridge 21st Century Foundation is a major donor to
  • Person

    Kelly Craighead

    Kelly Craighead is managing director of the Democracy Alliance, a left-wing donor strategizing group.
  • Non-profit

    Bell Policy Center

    Bell Policy Center is a left-of-center state-level think tank based in Colorado. It is known for its support of efforts to raise state taxes and increase state spending; the group opposes the state’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR). It also focuses on other economic issues with a self-described emphasis on
  • Person

    Laurie Zeller

    Laurie Zeller, sometimes written as Laurie Hirschfeld Zeller, is currently a Denver-based non-profit consultant. She has served as an executive at several left-wing organizations in Colorado. Zeller has been involved in left-wing causes since the 1980s. She was executive director of the Colorado Democracy Alliance. As of early 2019,
  • Person

    Karen Leaffer

    Karen Leaffer is a left-of-center nonprofit lawyer based in Denver, Colorado. She is the founder and managing partner of Leaffer Law Group, a specialized firm which provides legal counsel to nonprofit organizations. Leaffer is an active philanthropist and member of left-of-center donor networks, serving on the board of the
  • Person

    Adam J. Lewis

    Adam J. Lewis is the son of billionaire Peter B. Lewis, the former chairman of Progressive Insurance and an early partner in the liberal donor collective Democracy Alliance, who died in 2013. Adam Lewis is a board member of Spear Point Energy, a solar energy company.
  • Non-profit

    Lewis Foundation

    The Lewis Foundation is a private foundation primarily funded by its president Adam J. Lewis. [98] Adam Lewis is the son of the late billionaire Peter B. Lewis, the former chairman of Progressive Insurance and a noted liberal advocacy philanthropist who was among the first members
  • Person

    Ken Grossinger

    Ken Grossinger is a left-wing political consultant working for Democracy Partners as director of the firm’s Impact Philanthropy and Donor Advising Division. He previously worked as a political strategist for the Service Employees International Union and the AFL-CIO.[108] He is an ideological disciple of the socialist activist Richard Cloward.[109]
  • Non-profit

    Civic Participation Action Fund (CPAF)

    The Civic Participation Action Fund (CPAF) was a secretive left-of-center advocacy group created by the Atlantic Advocacy Fund in December 2014 with a multi-million dollar endowment. The Atlantic Advocacy fund is one of several 501(c)(4) nonprofits created by Atlantic Philanthropies, a principally offshore left-of-center grantmaking foundation associated with
  • Non-profit

    Douglas H. Phelps Foundation

    The Douglas H. Phelps Foundation is the private foundation of left-progressive activist Doug Phelps, president of the Public Interest Network, Fund for the Public Interest, Grassroots Campaigns Inc., and a number of related Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) organizations. [186] The foundation has slightly over $1 million in assets
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    Green Century Capital Management

    Green Century Capital Management is a left-leaning investment firm that invests in environmentalist nonprofits and causes. The firm was founded by various groups in the Public Interest Network, including the Fund for the Public Interest, U.S. Public Interest Research Group (US-PIRG), and various state Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs), and
  • Non-profit

    Jerome L. Greene Foundation

    The Jerome L. Greene Foundation is a left-of-center grantmaking organization. The foundation is based in New York City and focuses its grants in the area. Left-wing groups that have received funding from the Jerome L. Greene Foundation include the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Planned Parenthood, and
  • Person

    Joe Zimlich

    Joe Zimlich is chief executive of the Bohemian Group, a left-leaning family financial management firm affiliated with the Bohemian Foundation, and a founding member of the Democracy Alliance.
  • Person

    Farhad Ebrahimi

    Farhad Ebrahimi is a left-wing political activist, supporter of the radical Occupy Wall Street demonstrations, advocacy donor, and founder of the Chorus Foundation. He is also a board member of the Democracy Alliance, a network of wealthy donors bankrolling Democratic campaigns and left-of-center advocacy organizations. Ebrahimi is
  • Person

    Susan Sandler

    Susan Sandler is a San Francisco-based left-wing political activist and philanthropist known for her support of Democratic candidates and left-wing causes and organizations. Sandler and her husband Steven Phillips, who is also a left-of-center advocacy donor, founded the Sandler Phillips Center to advocate for left-wing causes. Sandler sits on
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    Kim Anderson

    Kim Anderson is the executive director of the National Education Association (“NEA”), the nation’s largest labor union, and the former executive vice president of the Democracy Alliance. Anderson was named Executive Director of the NEA—which represents nearly three million government workers, principally teachers—in June 2019, and began work the following September.