Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’

  • Non-profit

    American Prospect

    The American Prospect is a left-progressive publication that promotes left-of-center public policy through articles on its website and in print. Founded in 1989 by Robert Kuttner, Paul Starr, and former Clinton administration Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, the Prospect has received grants from a number of left-of-center
  • Labor Union

    Texas AFL-CIO

    The Texas AFL-CIO is an umbrella group for labor unions in Texas under the AFL-CIO.[28] While it does not directly represent workers in negotiations, it speaks as the political voice for 70 affiliated unions and trades councils whose membership includes longshoremen, bricklayers, government employees, construction workers, roofers,
  • Non-profit

    Progressive States Network (PSN)

    Also see successor groups: State Innovation Exchange, SIX Action (Non-profits) The Progressive States Network (PSN) was a left-of-center organization, which included electoral groups, business associations, educational institutions, and advocacy organizations.[61] It aimed “to transform the political landscape by supporting state legislators” and providing “strategic support in
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    PowerPAC is a left-of-center lobbying organization based in San Francisco that specializes in voter mobilization. The organization was founded by liberal activist Steve Phillips and largely funded by left-of-center philanthropist Susan Sandler. [83] PowerPAC sends money and people to areas involved in local liberal social policy
  • Non-profit

    New Organizing Institute (NOI)

    NOI is defunct. For its successor, see Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL) New Organizing Institute (NOI) was a left-progressive group that trained digital organizers and campaigners for the Democratic Party and liberal political causes. The organization, described by a Washington Post reporter as “the Democratic Party’s Hogwarts
  • Non-profit

    Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG)

    The Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG) is one of the largest of the state Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) organizations, a series of left-of-center policy research and advocacy groups that operate under the national U.S. Public Interest Research Group (US-PIRG). Both US-PIRG and MASSPIRG fall under the umbrella
  • Non-profit


    MapLight is a left-of-center research organization that reports on legislative affairs and uses an online database to track financial activity in politics. It publishes newsletters; issues an online voter guide, Voter’s Edge; and builds software to make campaign donations more accessible for public viewing. The Democracy Alliance, a donor
  • Non-profit

    Leadership Conference Education Fund

    The Leadership Conference Education Fund is the affiliated education arm of the left-of-center advocacy group Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. The organization advocates for left-wing views on voting rights, civil rights, and other issues. The organization receives large amounts of donations from left-of-center foundations including the
  • Non-profit

    Hopewell Fund

    The Hopewell Fund is a 501(c)(3) funding and fiscal sponsorship nonprofit managed by Arabella Advisors, a Washington, D.C.-based philanthropy consulting firm. The Hopewell Fund manages a number of left-of-center single-issue advocacy groups, including the Economic Security Project and pro-Obamacare Get America Covered. The Hopewell Fund often operates alongside its “sister” nonprofits, primarily
  • Non-profit


    GiveGreen is an environmental advocacy group that promotes environmental candidates. Democracy Alliance Democracy Alliance is a collective of wealthy left-progressive donors that meet at semi-annual conferences for the purpose of providing a list of recommended recipients to major donors. GiveGreen is on Democracy Alliance’s list; it is described as
  • Non-profit

    Faith in Public Life

    Faith in Public Life is a left-of-center policy advocacy organization which focuses on economic and social issues. The organization is made up of politically liberal clergy and faith leaders. Faith in Public Life was originally a project of Center for American Progress (CAP), a large liberal think tank with
  • Non-profit

    CrossCurrents Foundation

    The CrossCurrents Foundation is a left-of-center grantmaking organization founded in 2006 in Washington, D.C. The organization maintains a low public profile; the Foundation does not even have a website. CrossCurrents Foundation was founded by Ken Grossinger, a Democratic political consultant and director of the Impact Philanthropy and Donor Advising
  • Non-profit

    Courage Campaign

    Courage Campaign (CC) is a left-of-center organization that uses grassroots lobbying methods to bring attention to progressive issues such as immigration, net neutrality, and social justice. It was founded in 2005 and is based in Los Angeles, California. The organization signed a petition supporting the Green New Deal.
  • Non-profit

    Center on Wisconsin Strategy

    The Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS) is a left-of-center think tank that primarily focuses on union-aligned labor policy. The organization is based on “high road,” a left-of-center political strategy oriented toward egalitarianism, environmentalism, and democracy. COWS has attracted controversy over accusations of using state funds for political advocacy. The organization
  • Non-profit

    CASA de Maryland

    CASA de Maryland (also called CASA) is a left-of-center 501(c)(3) immigration advocacy organization that helps immigrants, most often of Central American extraction, find employment, regardless of their legal status in the United States. CASA’s executive director has told workers he will never turn their names over to federal immigration officials.
  • Non-profit

    California League of Conservation Voters

    The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) is a left-of-center environmentalist political activist group, and a regional branch of the nationwide League of Conservation Voters (LCV). They work by endorsing candidates, providing awards, and publishing a blog about environmental issues. The CLCV is led by President Glen Dake a
  • Movement

    Black Lives Matter

    Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a movement ostensibly seeking to reform police conduct especially as it involves use of force against African-American suspects and civilians. The movement has been criticized for appearing to tolerate violent demonstrations in its name,[451] for stoking racial tensions, [452] and for
  • Non-profit

    Agenda Project

    Agenda Project is a left-leaning political organization founded in 2010 by Erica Payne, co-founder of Democracy Alliance.
  • Non-profit

    Organize Florida Education Fund (formerly F.I.R.E.)

    The Organize Florida Education Fund (formerly F.I.R.E., Florida Institute for Reform and Empowerment) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Orlando, Florida. It teaches and trains Central Florida activists to advance left-wing causes throughout the Tampa-Orlando “I-4 corridor.” It also develops issue reports to educate and persuade voters, lawmakers, and
  • Non-profit

    Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (LCCHR)

    The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (LCCHR) is a civil-rights-focused left-of-center organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as an umbrella organization for over 200 mostly left-wing organizations which lobby and advocate before Congress and other federal agencies on legislation and Presidential appointments to the executive departments and