Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’

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    Luna Yasui

    Luna Yasui is a left-of-center political activist who has previously worked for nonprofit and private funds. 1 2 In April 2021,
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    Maria Peralta

    Maria Peralta is the national political director of the large, controversial Service Employees International Union (SEIU). She is also the national coordinator of the national commission on voting rights for the left-of-center Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (LCCRUL) and previously worked for SEIU Local 1199
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    Trey Grayson

    Charles Merwin “Trey” Grayson is a lawyer associated with left-of-center election administration groups and former Republican politician who previously served as Secretary of State of Kentucky. He is managing director of CivicPoint, the government relations arm of the law firm Frost Brown Todd.
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    Deliver My Vote

    Deliver My Vote is a left-of-center political advocacy nonprofit that promotes at-home voting in collaboration with other left-leaning nonprofits such as Engage Michigan, ProgressNow, the Center for Voter Information, the Voter Participation Center and VoteAmerica.
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    Alvin Starks

    Alvin Starks is the strategic initiatives director for the NAACP and the director of the Open Society-U.S. Equality team at the Open Society Institute (OSI) of George Soros’s Open Society Foundations (OSF). In 2021, he coauthored an op-ed with Democracy Alliance head Pamela Shifman
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    Allison Barlow

    Allison Barlow is a program director at the Wallace Global Fund, a left-of-center organization supporting environmentalist causes and working to reduce corporate influence in politics. She has been affiliated with organizations connected to left-of-center juggernauts including the Democracy Alliance and the Open Society Foundations. Barlow is a
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    All Due Respect

    All Due Respect is a labor advocacy group that advocates for improving the treatment of activist workers employed by left-leaning groups. It is a fiscally sponsored project of the Hopewell Fund, a 501(c)(3) left-of-center funding nonprofit managed by Arabella Advisors.
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    Pamela Shifman

    Pamela Shifman is the president of the Democracy Alliance, a collective of influential left-progressive grantmakers that has distributed hundreds of millions of dollars to left-of-center organizations and initiatives. Shifman assumed the position in 2021 following more than two decades in the left-of-center nonprofit industry, during which she worked for
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    Bolder Giving

    Bolder Giving was founded as a project of the Zing Foundation in 2007 by Anne and Christopher Ellinger to promote charitable giving among wealthy left-progressive activists. In 2016, the left-of-center National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) bought Bolder Giving’s assets and announced plans to use the initiative to advance
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    Biden Administration – Independent Agencies

    This profile contains Biden Administration nominations and appointments made at independent agencies of the United States government. Nominations and Appointments AmeriCorps Michael D. Smith is Chief Executive Officer of AmeriCorps (officially the Corporation for National and Community Service). He most recently served as Executive Director of the My Brother’s
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    Biden Administration – Executive Office of the President

    This profile contains Biden Administration nominations and appointments made at the Executive Office of the President. Nominations and Appointments Jen O’Malley Dillon is White House Deputy Chief of Staff. She was Campaign Manger for Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign, and prior to that for Beto O’Rourke’s 2020 campaign. She was a
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    Biden Administration – Department of Labor

    This profile contains Biden Administration nominations and appointments made at the U.S. Department of Labor. Nominations and Appointments Deborah Greenfield is Senior Advisor at the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy.
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    Biden Administration – Department of Justice

    This profile contains Biden Administration nominations and appointments made at the U.S. Department of Justice. Nominations and Appointments Kristen Clarke is Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division. Clarke was most recently the President and Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
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    Biden Administration – Department of Health and Human Services

    This profile contains Biden Administration nominations and appointments made at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Nominations and Appointments Xavier Becerra is Secretary of Health and Human Services. He formerly served as the 33rd Attorney General of California, and before that served twelve terms in the
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    People’s Action

    People’s Action, the lobbying arm of the left-wing People’s Action Institute, was created when USAction, Community Organizations in Action, National People’s Action Campaign, and Campaign for America’s Future merged in 2016. 1 The
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    New Mexico Civic Engagement Table

    The New Mexico Civic Engagement Table (NMCET) is a left-leaning voter mobilization group that aims to coordinate the efforts of other left-leaning activist groups in New Mexico. The organization is the Nebraska branch of State Voices, a nationwide coalition of left-leaning nonprofits that has created a voter mobilization infrastructure for
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    Nebraska Civic Engagement Table

    The Nebraska Civic Engagement Table (NCET) is a left-of-center voter mobilization group that seeks to increase voting participation among what it calls the “rising electorate,” which includes minorities, LGBT people, new citizens, and young voters.
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    Verified Voting Foundation

    The Verified Voting Foundation is an electoral integrity advocacy group and the partner organization of the left-of-center advocacy organization Verified Voting. The Foundation is heavily involved in promoting the use of verified paper ballots, risk-limiting audits, and other election measures around the country and frequently provides advice and consulting
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    Service Employees International Union

    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
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    Fix the Senate Now

    Fix the Senate Now (FTSN) is a campaign that promotes changes to the procedures of the United States Senate that would make it easier for lawmakers to pass left-of-center policies. In particular, the campaign blames the “filibuster,” the Senate’s long-standing practice of requiring super-majority votes to end debate on legislation,