Search results for ‘participant’


  • Labor Union

    Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW)

    The Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) is a membership organization of women from various labor unions. The organization was founded in the 1970s to promote the feminist movement within organized labor and continues to promote “workplace affirmative action” policies along with other left-leaning gender policies in the United States.
  • Person

    Laura Williamson

    Laura Williamson, a left-of-center activist, is the associate director for policy and research in the area of democracy reform for Demos, a think tank with close ties to the self-described “progressive” wing of the Democratic Party. Background Prior to joining Demos, Williamson participated in voting rights-related advocacy, organizing,
  • Non-profit

    Governing for Impact (GFI)

    Governing for Impact (GFI) is a secretive left-of-center regulatory policy think tank created in 2019 to “prepare a new administration for transformative governance” by writing left-leaning regulatory recommendations for federal bureaucratic agencies.
  • Other Group

    Interrupting Criminalization: Research in Action

    Interrupting Criminalization: Research in Action is a left-of-center criminal justice initiative associated with the Defund the Police movement that was launched in the fall of 2018 by the “Social Justice Institute” of the Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW), a feminist and social justice academic project of Barnard College.
  • Other Group

    Freedom Labs

    Freedom Labs is the name of a national partnership between left-of-center police-abolitionist organizations PolicyLink, BYP100, the Center for Popular Democracy, and Law for Black Lives. 1
  • For-profit

    Truss Leadership

    Truss Leadership is a for-profit critical race theory-aligned education consultancy run by Joe Truss, a California educator. It offers workshops for public schools and public school districts on “dismantling white supremacy” in schools. Truss Leadership claims to have consulted for nearly 70 schools and 5,000 educators, mostly located in California.
  • Non-profit

    Hispanic Access Foundation

    Hispanic Access Foundation is a left-of-center Hispanic activism organization that is focused on building community between Hispanic churches and religious groups, largely for the purpose of environmentalist activism. 1
  • Non-profit

    Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles (SEE-LA)

    Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles (SEE-LA) is a local agricultural organizing and nutritional programming organization based in Los Angeles, California, that promotes and receives funding from federal nutritional subsidy programs. Background In September 1997, Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles (typically initialized as SEE-LA) was founded as a 501(c)(3)
  • Other Group

    Public Wise

    Public Wise is a left-of-center advocacy group and funding organization that was founded in 2019 by Eric Laufer, a New York City-based entrepreneur in the wind-reliant energy industry. The organization funds projects and organizations with the goal of increasing turnout for Democratic candidates in minority communities. The organization publishes the
  • Non-profit

    A Better Chance

    A Better Chance (ABC) is a program that identifies and places select ethnic minority students in grades 4 through 9 into one of more than 200 college preparatory schools, with the intent to create more diversity in those graduating from elite colleges and universities. ABC is a nonprofit funded by
  • Person

    Damon Williams

    Damon Williams is an education advisor and the former chief officer for diversity, equity, and educational achievement at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 1 He works as a diversity consultant and receives public
  • Other Group

    National SEED Project

    National SEED Project (full name National Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity Project for Inclusive Curriculum) trains teachers and others to instruct colleagues and peers on how to incorporate themes and practices related to equity, diversity, and privilege in the classroom. Through grant money from left-leaning foundations, the SEED Project has
  • Non-profit

    The American Institute for Economic Research

    The American Institute for Economic Research is a Massachusetts-based free-market think tank established in 1933 by Edward C. Harwood, an economist who was the vice president at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He launched it as a research organization to evaluate ways to avoid another Great Depression.
  • Person

    Rashida Bumbray

    Rashida Bumbray is a choreographer and performance artist who is the head of culture and art programs at the Open Society Foundations, a large grantmaking foundation created and funded by billionaire financier and left-leaning philanthropist George Soros. Bumbray joined the Open Society Foundations in 2015 and was promoted to
  • Other Group

    Luminous Minds Project

    The Luminous Minds Project is a left-leaning organization that provides training and conducts advocacy efforts surrounding mental health and education issues. The organization was created in 2014 by Jodie Knowles, a self-described “Trauma Informed Strategic Intervention Coach” and offers consulting and coaching sessions to a variety of schools and organizations.
  • Person

    Hasan Davis

    Hasan Davis is an educational consultant who works with school districts on left-of-center racial and cultural messaging and speaks at racial-diversity conferences. 1 He has said that he encourages teachers to use more “diverse individuals” in
  • Person

    Rosa Brooks

    Rosa Brooks, born Rosa Ehrenreich, is the daughter of longtime feminist activist Barbara Ehrenreich and is a law professor at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. 1 She is also an adjunct
  • Person

    Gigi Sohn

    Gigi Sohn is an academic and advocate for left-of-center internet policy, particularly “net neutrality.” In October 2021, President Joe Biden nominated Sohn to serve as a commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). She has faced opposition from Republicans due to a perceived bias against conservatives based on
  • Non-profit

    Intentional Endowments Network (IEN)

    Intentional Endowments Network (IEN) is a membership organization of over 200 endowments, foundations, investment consultants and managers, and nonprofits involved in environmentalist initiatives, as well as racial justice and economic equality. 1 IEN is
  • For-profit

    Enid Lee Consultants

    Enid Lee Consultants is an educational consulting firm based in California that provides critical race theory-aligned “antiracism” workshops, consulting, and speeches on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Enid Lee Consultants was founded and is led by Enid Lee, a left-of-center activist.