Search results for ‘texas public policy foundation’


  • Person

    Tuti Scott

    Tuti Scott is a left-progressive philanthropic officer who, as of September 2020, works as the interim CEO of the Tides Foundation, a left-of-center pass-through funding nonprofit. [1] She has held the interim position since September 2019 after spending most of her career as a consultant advocating for
  • Non-profit

    Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL)

    The Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL) is a Chicago, Illinois-based center-left election reform advocacy group formed in 2012. The organization pushes for left-of-center voting policies and election administration. It has a wide reach into local elections offices across the nation and is funded by many left-of-center funding organizations
  • Non-profit

    State and Local Legal Center

    State and Local Legal Center (SLLC) is a legal policy advocacy group that supports the advocacy of state and local governments before federal appellate courts, especially the Supreme Court of the United States. It files amicus (“friend-of-the-court”) briefs to the Supreme Court on behalf of state and local governments.
  • Non-profit

    Equal Citizens

    Equal Citizens is a left-of-center organization that seeks to institute major changes in how American political institutions are organized, primarily through initiatives that seek to weaken voting integrity laws, curtail campaign-related speech, and undermine the traditional role that the Electoral College has played in political representation. [241] Equal
  • Non-profit

    Center for Civic Design

    The Center for Civic Design (CCD) is an election-administration policy organization that frequently partners with left-of-center organizations like Pierre Omidyar’s Democracy Fund. [254] It cites examples of poorly structured ballots and low voter turnout as responsible for key Democratic losses including former Democratic Vice President
  • Person

    Andrea Soros Colombel

    Andrea Soros Colombel is the daughter of financier and liberal political donor George Soros. She sits on the global board of her father’s Open Society Foundations[289] and the board of the foundation-affiliated lobbying group Open Society Policy Center, which the Center for Responsive Politics
  • Movement

    1619 Project

    The 1619 Project is an artistic and journalistic project of the New York Times Magazine that asserts the central event in the founding of the United States was the first importation of enslaved Africans to Virginia in 1619  and not the Declaration of Independence in 1776 or the drafting of
  • Non-profit

    Immigrant Justice Corps

    Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) is a non-profit organization that trains attorneys to represent defendants in U.S. immigration proceedings and places them in two-year fellowships with legal groups that advocate for increased legal immigration and other liberal expansionist immigration policies. Immigrant Justice Corps receives several million dollars a year in funding
  • Political Party/527

    Jesse Jackson 1988 Presidential Campaign

    Left-wing activist and preacher Jesse Jackson ran two campaigns for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1984 and 1988. The 1988 race was the more successful of the two attempts, with Jackson briefly taking first place in the delegate race after a strong showing in
  • Non-profit

    Kinder Institute for Urban Research

    The Kinder Institute for Urban Research is a left-of-center think-tank run by Rice University in Houston, Texas which focuses on combining research with direct political action. [554] The Institute produces the annual Houston Area Survey, the longest-running urban area survey in the United States. In addition to the
  • For-profit

    Participant

    Participant (formerly known as Participant Media) is a film production company founded by Jeffrey Skoll, a left-leaning billionaire who was formerly the president of eBay. [602] [603] As of January 2020, Participant had produced more than 100 films. [604] [605] A
  • Person

    Ron Unz

    Ron Unz is a financially successful former investment industry and software entrepreneur. Since 2013, he has been the publisher of the Unz Review, a website notable for spreading anti-Semitism and conspiracy theories, especially about U.S. policies related to Israel and the Middle East. Unz Review writers, including Unz himself, have
  • Non-profit

    Center for Secure and Modern Elections (CSME)

    The Center for Secure and Modern Elections (CSME) is a left-of-center advocacy organization created as a project of the New Venture Fund, a leading “dark money” pass-through funder and fiscal sponsor, to promote sweeping changes to the elections process, including state laws that automatically register voters at state agencies.
  • Non-profit

    The New Teacher Project (TNTP)

    TNTP, previously known as The New Teacher Project, is an organization that works to ensure that children in low-income schools have access to effective teachers. The organization attracts and trains skilled professionals in teaching while simultaneously supporting education reform policies and practices that places higher accountability on teachers.
  • Non-profit

    Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)

    Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) was a radical-left student organization often credited as the main force that created the New Left. It existed from 1960 until its demise in 1969, when it split apart after a Maoist SDS group affiliated with the Progressive Labor Party was expelled by a
  • Non-profit

    Volcker Alliance

    The Volcker Alliance was established in 2013 by former Federal Reserve Board chairman Paul Volcker to expand and empower government by attracting a larger and more skilled civil service workforce. [1051] The Volcker Alliance advocates for increased government spending on public employees, increased federal engagement in state government
  • Person

    Heather Podesta

    Heather Podesta is a Democratic-aligned lobbyist and lawyer who runs Invariant Group, the largest female-owned lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. Podesta and her firm have worked for a range of organizations across the political spectrum. Though Podesta and her staff have worked in nearly every industry, her firm focuses primarily
  • Non-profit

    Oil and Gas Accountability Project

    The Oil and Gas Accountability Project (OGAP) is a project of Earthworks which focuses on federal, state, and local reform to increase government regulation of the energy sector. OGAP focuses most of its advocacy in the American West, especially in New Mexico and Colorado, and promotes left-of-center energy policy,
  • Non-profit

    Muslims for Progressive Values

    Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) supports left-of-center Muslim community organizing around the world. [1182] MPV aims to change the public perception of Islam, portraying Islam as a religion of social justice and left-of-center values. According to MPV, the organization promotes “Islamic liberalism” because Islam is “inherently progressive.”
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    Jennifer Ann Allan Soros

    Jennifer Ann Allan Soros is the wife of Jonathan Soros, the third child of liberal finance billionaire George Soros and his first wife, Annaliese Witschak. Jennifer and her husband have given millions of dollars to left-of-center causes, Democratic Party candidates, and the abortion provider Planned Parenthood Federation