Search results for ‘texas public policy foundation’


  • Person

    Darren Walker

    For more please see Ford Foundation. Since 2013 Darren Walker has been President of the Ford Foundation, one of the largest left-leaning granting foundations in the United States. [1] In 2015 he implemented a major re-structuring of Ford’s granting priorities designed to create what Walker characterized
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    Ralph Nader

    Ralph Nader is an American environmentalist and consumers’-interests activist and left-of-center politician. Though he affiliates with neither major party, his views are generally considered left-wing and he focuses on promoting anti-free-market regulations. Nader became a household name in the 1960s with Unsafe at Any Speed, his investigative report on the
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    Democracy and Power Fund

    The Democracy and Power Fund is a now-defunct project of the Open Society Foundations (OSF), a private grantmaking foundation created in 1993 and funded by billionaire financier and liberal philanthropist George Soros. [110] OSF is now the main hub of a Soros-funded network of more
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    Protect Our Care

    Protect Our Care is a left-of-center healthcare advocacy organization created to lobby for the preservation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (better known as “Obamacare”). Protect Our Care’s executive director is Brad Woodhouse, a prominent Democratic Party operative and political activist who previously served as president of American
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    Demand Justice

    Demand Justice is a left-of-center advocacy group created in early 2018 that aims to influence the political leanings of America’s courts by supporting the appointment of liberal judicial nominees and opposing right-of-center nominees. The organization acts primarily through media campaigns against nominated and unconfirmed judicial nominees. Demand Justice was established
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    Elon Musk

    Elon Musk is a South African-born American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist best known for his role as a founder or co-founder of a number of high-profile technology firms. Musk is the chief executive officer, chairman, or a board member of a number of prominent firms across various industries, including
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    Chloe Cockburn

    Chloe Cockburn is the criminal justice program officer at the Open Philanthropy Project (OPP), a grantmaking foundation funded and managed by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz and his wife Cari Tuna. She is also the director and a board member of the Bia-Echo Foundation, and the creator
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    Open Philanthropy Action Fund

    The Open Philanthropy Action Fund (OPAF) is the political arm of the Open Philanthropy Project (OPP), a grantmaking foundation that gives to numerous left-of-center organizations concerned with criminal justice policy. The OPP began as a project of GiveWell, a group which seeks to improve philanthropy, and Good
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    Ragtag

    Ragtag is a group of left-of-center programmers and lawyers who volunteer to provide technical development and support for left-wing groups. As of 2018, the group has over 600 volunteers. [365] Ragtag is structured as a nonprofit LLC. Its sister-group, the Ragtag Volunteers Community and Education Fund, can receive
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    Way to Win

    Way to Win (also known as Way to Win Action Fund) is an organizational strategy hub for left-leaning organizations that helps identify key elections that the Democratic Party needs to win in order to gain control of various legislative bodies. Way to Win then directs the efforts of other left-leaning
  • Political Party/527

    National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC)

    The National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC) is a Democratic Party PAC (political action committee) conceived in late 2016 by political operatives in the Democratic Party and the Obama administration, including President Barack Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder. It officially launched on January 12, 2017.
  • Non-profit

    Funders Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP)

    FCCP is a “fiscally sponsored” project. For more information about FCCP’s parent group, see NEO Philanthropy (Nonprofit) The Funders Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) is a donors’ affinity group for left-wing voter engagement advocacy that steers millions of dollars from left-wing funding entities to left-of-center nonprofits that use the
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    Citizens Climate Education Corporation

    Citizens Climate Education (CCE) is an environmentalist advocacy organization affiliated with the lobbying group Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL). CCE promotes a carbon tax scheme as its primary solution to climate change, which it refers to as a “carbon fee and dividend.” [559] Though the group claims to be
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    Proteus Action League (PAL)

    The Proteus Action League (PAL) is the 501(c)(4) lobbying and advocacy arm of the Proteus Fund. PAL supports and opposes specific legislation and referenda regarding the death penalty, campaign financing, the LGBT interests, and other issues in which the Proteus Fund is actively involved. [595] Background Creation
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    Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ)

    The Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ) is a left-of-center public interest law group located in Durham, North Carolina. It was founded in 2007 and began operations in 2009. Anita Earls, SCSJ’s founder and first executive director, designed it as an organization to help communities and clients with legal assistance,
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    Robert Creamer

    Robert Creamer has been a left-leaning political operative since 1970 and is a co-founder of Democracy Partners (DP), a liberal political consulting firm that supports Democratic Party political campaigns and issue campaigns promoting left-of-center policies. [685] [686] In late 2005, Creamer pleaded guilty to bank
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    Borealis Philanthropy

    Borealis Philanthropy is a left-of-center philanthropic intermediary that has supported the creation, provided operational expertise, and staffed 299 groups since its founding in 2014. Borealis is deeply involved in identity-interest advocacy and organizing; it is perhaps most notable for partnering with the Black Lives Matter movement since 2016.
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    Action Network

    The Action Network is an online tool for left-of-center outlets to organize, fundraise, and circulate petitions for liberal causes. Action Network was used to organize the left-of-center demonstration Women’s March, environmentalist protests against the Keystone XL pipeline, and the March for Our Lives events supporting gun control. The
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    Thousand Currents

    Thousand Currents is a left-of-center grantmaking organization that provides financial assistance to left-leaning projects and organizations and activists in developing nations (i.e.: the so-called “global south”). [775] It is funded by many left-leaning institutional donors, which include the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, John D. and Catherine
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    Lily Eskelsen Garcia

    Lily Eskelsen Garcia is a teachers union activist and the former president of the National Education Association (NEA), the largest labor union in the United States. Eskelsen Garcia was considered a top contender for the Education Secretary in the administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Eskelsen Garcia began