Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’


  • Non-profit

    The Fulcrum

    The Fulcrum is a digital news organization focused on electoral administration policy and spending on electoral advocacy. The Fulcrum is a subsidiary of Issue One, an advocacy group supporting restrictions on electoral advocacy with ties to the left-of-center Democracy Alliance. Though the Fulcrum claims to be nonpartisan, it
  • Person

    Daaiyah Bilal-Threats

    Daaiyah Bilal-Threats is a veteran left-of-center nonprofit board member and director. Bilal-Threats has worked for the National Education Association (NEA) for over two decades and is on the board of directors for a number of other left-of-center organizations, including The American Prospect and the Committee on States.
  • Non-profit

    Stand Together

    Stand Together is a right-libertarian funding organization that acts as the umbrella organization for the political network that is largely funded by right-leaning businessman and political donor Charles Koch. The organization was previously called the Seminar Network and is a successor organization to the now-defunct Freedom Partners Chamber of
  • Person

    Deborah Sagner Buurma

    Deborah Sagner Buurma is the president of the left-of-center Sagner Family Foundation. The Sagner Foundation provides monetary support to left-of-center organizations that are politically active in social, economic, and racial policy. She is also the vice president of the Sagner Companies, a residential and commercial real estate development company.
  • Non-profit

    StoryCorps

    StoryCorps is a non-profit group that began in 2003 for the purpose of preserving voice recordings between everyday Americans. Founded through an alliance between the Library of Congress and Sound Portraits, it began with a recording booth in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal. [74] It archived
  • Other Group

    Count Every Vote

    Count Every Vote is a left-leaning issue advocacy campaign that promotes changes to election laws and advocates for increased funding for election administration. The campaign was founded in 2020 as a $15 million communications campaign to counter then-President Donald Trump’s criticism of mail-in voting. [94] The campaign is
  • Person

    Zach Wamp

    Zach Wamp is a retired Republican politician who advocated for the restriction and curtailment of election-related speech activity during the 2020 elections after leaving office. From 1995 to 2011, he represented Tennessee’s 3rd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. During his tenure, he served on the Committee on
  • Person

    Amber McReynolds

    Amber McReynolds is a left-of-center vote-by-mail advocate and member of the United States Postal Service board of governors, appointed in 2021 by President Joe Biden as an “independent,” a legal designation that observers dispute. [125] From 2018 to 2021 she was CEO of the National Vote at
  • Other Group

    Progressive State Leaders Committee

    The Progressive State Leaders Committee is a left-leaning advocacy organization that focuses on providing resources and advocacy to convince Democratic state attorneys general to unilaterally enact left-of-center policies. [181] The organization is closely tied to the Democratic Attorneys General Association, with which it shares an address and executive
  • Person

    Steven Olikara

    A self-proclaimed “political entrepreneur,” Steven Olikara is the founder and CEO of Millennial Action Project, a purportedly nonpartisan organization of millennials working to bridge political divides through legislation and policy solutions that is funded by left-of-center nonprofit organizations. Early Life Olikara grew up near Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he attended
  • Person

    Nick Chedli Carter

    Nicholas “Nick” Chedli Carter is a left-of-center activist and Democratic Party strategist. Carter is the managing director for Resilient Democracy Fund, a left-leaning voter engagement initiative. In 2016, Carter was the national political outreach director for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and went on to work for the
  • Government Agency

    Biden-Harris Transition

    The Biden-Harris Transition refers to the process of transitioning the Presidency and Vice Presidency of the United States from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris in the aftermath of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election. As part of that
  • Non-profit

    AFSCME Training and Education Institute

    AFSCME Training and Education Institute (ATEI) is a non-profit affiliated with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). [663] ATEI provides training, career development, and job upgrading for employees of public agencies who are members of AFSCME. AFSCME is the largest labor union for
  • Non-profit

    Maryland United for Peace and Justice

    Maryland United for Peace and Justice is a left-of-center state-level advocacy organization that functions as an advocacy and education network that works on various issues such as environmentalism, left-progressive social policy, and pacificism. The organization runs and sponsors numerous events and groups including conferences, fundraisers, businesses and other advocacy organizations.
  • Person

    Carlos P. Odio

    Carlos P. Odio is a left-of-center political operative working as of 2021 as head of EquisLabs. Odio worked on the 2008 Obama presidential campaign as the deputy Latino vote director before joining the White House Office of Political Affairs. He subsequently worked for the New Organizing Institute, a
  • Person

    Deirdre Schifeling

    Deirdre Schifeling is a left-of-center political operative, pro-abortion activist, and former executive director of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. In 2019, Schifeling founded Democracy for All 2021 Action to help generate a wave of left-progressive legislation should then-President Donald Trump lose the 2020 election. Schifeling was also the leader
  • Person

    Felicia Wong

    Felicia Wong is the chief executive officer and president of the Roosevelt Institute. Previously she worked at Democracy Alliance and held a White House Fellowship in the Office of the Attorney General. [713]
  • Non-profit

    Victory 2021 Plan

    The Victory 2021 Plan is a financial strategy organized by left-of-center Democracy Alliance-connected organizations Issue One and the Piper Fund to reduce the influence of political donations by 2021. [714] Established in 2014, the Victory 2021 Plan is a project of both the Piper
  • Non-profit

    Tioga Fund

    The Tioga Fund is a left-leaning lobbying and advocacy organization that engages on climate change, left-progressive women’s issues, electoral process issues, and civil liberties. It has been identified as working with the Democracy Alliance[731] and has supported ballot-measure campaigns for paid sick leave mandates. [732]
  • Non-profit

    2020 Vision Ventures

    2020 Vision Ventures is a financial initiative that aims to promote investments in digital and technological innovations for left-of-center causes. The initiative is led by Democratic operative Nick Chedli Carter, who also manages the associated Resilient Democracy Fund. [742] Nick Chedli Carter Nick Chedli Carter