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  • Non-profit

    Jane Goodall Institute

    The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is a left-of-center environmentalist advocacy group and research institute. Founded in Tanzania in 1977 by British primatologist and far-left environmental activist Jane Goodall, JGI has since expanded to include chapters in 24 countries. [1] JGI continues Goodall’s research on primates in Africa,
  • Non-profit

    Beneficial State Foundation

    Beneficial State Foundation owns and supports Beneficial State Bank, an ideologically motivated financial institution formed by environmentalist billionaire and former Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer and his wife Katherine Taylor. Beneficial State Bank makes loans to low-income borrowers in the Pacific Northwest of the United States, although its loan
  • Non-profit

    Youth Policy Institute

    Youth Policy Institute was a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that was founded in Los Angeles in 1983 and provided a variety of education and anti-poverty programs to children and young adults in Los Angeles. In 2019, the organization’s interim chief executive director Dan Grunfeld announced that the board of directors had decided
  • Non-profit

    Skoll Fund

    The Skoll Fund was founded by billionaire philanthropist Jeffrey Skoll,[65] also the founder of Participant, a firm that produces films such as An Inconvenient Truth, the 2006 documentary featuring former Vice President Al Gore in which Gore presented what he believes to be the
  • Person

    Jeffrey Skoll

    Jeffrey Skoll is a left-leaning billionaire and former president of eBay. He has since become founder of the film production firm Participant, and a network of grantmaking foundations that include the Skoll Foundation, the Skoll Fund, and the Skoll Global Threats Fund. In 2019, Forbes
  • Non-profit

    ZeroDivide Foundation

    ZeroDivide, founded in the late 1990s, began as a grant-making organization focused on bringing technology to low-income populations and later transitioned into a nonprofit consulting firm advising other nonprofits. The organization went from receiving millions of dollars in grants at its height, to closing its doors in 2016 amid allegations
  • 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

    Town Hall Project

    The Town Hall Project was a left-of-center “social welfare” advocacy group that organized protests against “town hall” events held by Republican members of Congress, especially during the 115th Congress that met from 2017 through 2019. [369] It was formed by a former campaigner for the 2016 presidential
  • Other Group

    All-In Nation

    All-In Nation is a book and blog released by PolicyLink and the Center for American Progress that promotes local policies that use government power to equalize interethnic socioeconomic disparities. PolicyLink and Center for American Progress co-produced a book to promote the ideology that both groups have in common and have released a
  • Person

    Stokely Carmichael

    Stokely Carmichael (later named Kwame Ture) was a radical socialist American civil rights activist who later became a black nationalist and separatist. In 1966-67 he was the national chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). [398] Once an Alabama field organizer for the SNCC in charge of
  • Non-profit

    Tobin Project

    The Tobin Project is a left-of-center economic think tank that organizes and funds academic research and policy proposals to advance liberal priorities in economic regulation and national security policy. Founded by a Harvard University professor of business administration and named for an economist best known for promoting robust government intervention
  • Non-profit

    North Star Fund

    The North Star Fund is a grantmaking foundation that supports left-leaning organizations in New York City and the Hudson Valley of New York. Since its founding in 1978, it has made more than $60 million in grants to more than 2,000 organizations and claims, “If you see a group of
  • Other Group

    March for Truth

    March for Truth is a left-of-center coalition of activist groups that have rallied and lobbied in support of investigations into alleged 2016 Trump campaign improprieties and in support of President Donald Trump being impeached and removed from office. The group originally organized a series of marches in cities across the
  • Non-profit

    Kalliopeia Foundation

    The Kalliopeia Foundation is a left-of-center private grantmaking foundation that financially supports environmentalist policies, Native American interests, and stories that promote expanded immigration from a spiritual orientation. It was founded by Barbara Sargent in 1997, who is a practitioner of Sufism,[530] a mystical tradition of Islam.
  • Non-profit

    350 DC

    350 DC is the District of Columbia chapter of the far-left radical environmentalist group, 350.org. The chapter, like its parent organization, is opposed to the extraction and use of conventional energy. The organization supported the Shut Down DC environmentalist protest on September 23, 2019, that blocked and slowed
  • Movement

    March for Science

    The March for Science is a left-of-center movement that advocates for environmentalist policies and opposes Trump administration initiative. March for Science endorses number of liberal policies include abortion access,[555] expansionist approaches to immigration,[556] and environmentalist regulations. [557] March for Science is backed by left-wing
  • Person

    Alexandria Bratton

    Alexandria Bratton is a liberal political activist in the state of Virginia focusing on ethnic representation and Census issues. She is presently a program manager for the Virginia Civic Engagement Table. Career Alexandria Bratton is currently the program manager of the Virginia Civic Engagement Table (VCET), a non-profit organization
  • Person

    Ahsia Badi

    Ahsia Badi is the Census Director of Emgage, a Muslim-American advocacy and voter mobilization group. As such, she campaigns at both the local and state levels to maximize Muslim participation in the 2020 Census. Badi partners with community organizations, mosques, and cultural institutions.. [601] She is also a
  • Non-profit

    Perception Institute

    The Perception Institute began as a project of the Institute for America’s Future to use research to release reports, conduct trainings, and otherwise advocate for left-of-center perspectives on racial, gender, and other alleged biases in American culture and society. [611] It was co-founded by Alexis McGill-Johnson,
  • For-profit

    Grassroots Solutions

    Grassroots Solutions is a left-of-center political consulting firm. [656] Grassroots Solutions has received tens of millions of dollars[657] to support the election of Democratic candidates from local politicians to U.S. Senators, including former U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), and U.S.