Search results for ‘fight for $15’

  • Non-profit

    The Employment Policies Institute (EPI)

    Not to be confused with Economic Policy Institute, a left-of-center labor-union-backed think tank. The Employment Policies Institute (EPI) is a right-leaning research organization that focuses on public policy issues related to employment growth, especially as it affects entry-level employment. EPI sponsors research that looks at new labor costs, welfare
  • Other Group

    Make the Road Connecticut

    Make the Road Connecticut is a left-of-center community organizing group that focuses on immigration issues and organizes protests, community services, and political advocacy efforts among the immigrant community in Connecticut. The group is a project of Make the Road States, a nonprofit advocacy group that also hosts chapters in New
  • 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
  • Labor Union

    National Border Patrol Council

    National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) is the labor union representing border security agents in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The union is known for having right-of-center politics and for supporting former President Donald Trump, both rare positions in organized labor. It is an affiliate of the AFL-CIO and
  • Person

    J.B. Pritzker

    Jay Robert “J.B.” Pritzker is an American billionaire, Democratic politician, left-of-center philanthropist, co-founder of the Pritzker Group, and co-director of the Pritzker Family Foundation. In 2018, he was elected the 43rd governor of Illinois, taking office in January 2019. Background Jay Robert “J.B.” Pritzker is a member of the wealthy
  • Other Group

    Alliance for Educational Justice (AEJ)

    Alliance for Educational Justice (AEJ) is a left-wing collaborative of 30 youth-led education activist groups 1
  • Other Group

    Broward for Progress

    Broward for Progress Is a left-of-center voter-mobilization group that, among other issues, advocates for expansion of Medicare and the end of the U.S. Senate’s filibuster rule that sets a supermajority threshold to pass legislation. Its Facebook page lists its previous name as “Broward for Hillary Clinton,” which was
  • Non-profit

    Asian American Resource Workshop

    The Asian American Resource Workshop is a left-of-center advocacy organization located in Boston that advocates for far-left public policy and social issues in the greater Boston area and at the national level. The organization was founded in 1979 as a local community organizing group for Asian Americans in the Boston
  • Non-profit

    Progress Arizona

    Progress Arizona is a left-of-center advocacy and lobbying organization that promotes a variety of state- and federal-level left-of-center policy priorities in Arizona. The organization is heavily involved in efforts to pressure Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) to support elimination of the filibuster in the U.S. Senate to pass Democratic-led election
  • Non-profit

    National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

    National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR) is a left-of-center immigration activist organization that supports legal status for all illegal immigrants in the United States.
  • Non-profit

    The Ethan Allen Institute (EAI)

    The Ethan Allen Institute (EAI) is a non-partisan, free-market think tank based in Vermont. EAI produces research and education aimed to influence public policy that supports free enterprise, limited government, and individual liberty. 1 It is
  • Non-profit

    Florida Rising Together

    Florida Rising Together is a left-of-center advocacy group headquartered in Miami, Florida, that advocates for a variety of left-of-center economic and social policy stances with an emphasis on criminal justice and environmental policy. The group conducts voter registration drives and training for community organizers. Florida Rising Together is the charitable
  • Non-profit

    Rule of Law Defense Fund

    The Rule of Law Defense Fund (RLDF) is a right-of-center advocacy organization affiliated with the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA). The organization promotes right-of-center legal policy and provides a forum for collaboration between Republican state attorneys general.
  • Non-profit

    Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC)

    Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC) is a state-run voter monitoring system in which states periodically submit their voter rolls for review to identify incorrect and outdated voter information. Its membership consists of state-level election officials from 31 states and Washington, D.C.
  • For-profit

    20/20 Vision

    20/20 Vision is a Democratic-aligned consulting firm that provides fiscal and economic policy consulting services to corporate and nonprofit clients as well as lawmakers. The firm was founded by Dana Chasin, who worked as a fiscal policy advisor to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential campaign and has seven employees who
  • 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
  • Non-profit

    Tea Party Patriots Action

    Tea Party Patriots Action (TPP Action or TPP) is a right-of-center advocacy organization aligned with the “Tea Party” movement. The organization is affiliated with the Tea Party Patriots Foundation, a charitable organization, and the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund, a super PAC.
  • Non-profit

    Ground Game LA

    Ground Game LA is a left-of-center voter mobilization group which originated from Jessica Salans’s unsuccessful 2017 campaign for Los Angeles City Council as a member of the Green Party. After the election, the campaign formed Ground Game LA as the lobbying and electoral sister-group to People Organized for
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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
  • Non-profit

    Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) Los Angeles

    Central American Resource Center Los Angeles (CARECEN-LA, also known as CARECEN of California) is a left-leaning immigrant advocacy group. CARECEN-LA has sister groups in Washington, D.C., New York, and San Francisco. 1