Search results for ‘common cause’


  • Non-profit

    Park Foundation

    The Park Foundation is a left-of-center funding group for several of America’s most prominent environmentalist organizations. Led by liberal megadonor and heiress of the Duncan Hines foods and Park Communications media fortunes Adelaide Park Gomer, the foundation leads the movement to prohibit exploration for America’s natural gas resources.
  • Movement

    Antifa

    Antifa–short for “anti-fascist” or “Anti-Fascist action”–is a left-wing extremist movement that violently opposes groups it considers “fascist,” including democratic, center-right conservatives.1
  • For-profit

    New Heights Communications

    New Heights Communications is a lobbying and public relations firm in Washington, D.C. Its clients are left-of-center nonprofit and advocacy groups. It was founded by longtime Democratic operative Christy Setzer in 2010. Background New Heights Communications is a public relations firm based in Washington, D.C. that primarily works with political
  • For-profit

    FitzGibbon Media

    FitzGibbon Media was a high-powered left-of-center PR firm working for major liberal clients like MoveOn.org and Planned Parenthood founded by Trevor FitzGibbon. Trevor FitzGibbon was a former state-level communications director for President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign.
  • Labor Union

    Wisconsin Education Association Council

    Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC) is a left-of-center teachers’ union representing teachers and other public-school employees in Wisconsin. The union was formed in the 1970s and is an affiliate of the National Education Association, the nation’s largest teachers union. The union frequently advocates for left-leaning policies in Wisconsin. The
  • Non-profit

    Verified Voting

    Verified Voting is a left-of-center nonprofit organization that advocates against the use of electronic voting machines, instead championing the use of verified paper ballots to allegedly promote election security.
  • Labor Union

    United Federation of Teachers (UFT)

    The United Federation of Teachers (UFT) is a government worker union representing schoolteachers in New York City. It is an affiliate of the national American Federation of Teachers labor union as AFT Local 2 and the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and is one of
  • 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
  • Non-profit

    Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP)

    Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) is a chapter-based drug-legalization advocacy organization with affiliates in over 30 countries. 1 The SSDP network advocates for drug decriminalization locally, nationally, and internationally while arguing for the de-stigmatization of
  • Non-profit

    Southern Vision Alliance

    The Southern Vision Alliance is a left-of-center advocacy organization based in Durham, North Carolina. The organization serves as an incubator for left-wing organizing targeted at young people. The organization also serves as a fiscal sponsor for other far-left organizations. The organization has alleged ties to the communist Workers World Party;
  • Non-profit

    ReThink Media

    ReThink Media, founded in 2008, is a combination public relations firm, advocacy organization, and pass-through funding entity for left-of-center organizations. It uses messaging techniques through all forms of media to promote the left-of-center framing of issues related to national security, ethnic and religious minority interests, and left-of-center electoral legislation. ReThink
  • Non-profit

    Progressive Maryland

    Progressive Maryland is a lobbying and advocacy organization and network of left-progressive organizations in Maryland. The organization works to promote its agenda by outreach, public education campaigns, lobbying, direct public action, research, and support for left-of-center candidates. The Progressive Maryland Education Fund, Progressive Maryland’s affiliate organization, supports these efforts.
  • 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

    Move to Amend

    Move to Amend (MTA) is a coalition of hundreds of left-of-center organizations that advocates for wealth redistributionist policies, social and racial justice initiatives, and the restriction of political donations. It opposes the landmark 2011 Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC, contending that political contributions are not speech and
  • Non-profit

    Leonard & Sophie Davis Fund

    The Leonard & Sophie Davis Fund is a private foundation making grants to left-of-center organizations associated with health, education, and Jewish philanthropy. 1 Alan Davis, the fund’s president, is
  • Non-profit

    League of Women Voters Minnesota

    League of Women Voters Minnesota (LWVMN) is the Minnesota affiliate of the national League of Women Voters. It advocates for left-of-center positions on abortion, racial issues, criminal justice, and voting, among others. History and Political Activism League of Women Voters Minnesota came into existence when the Minnesota Suffrage Association
  • Non-profit

    A.J. Fletcher Foundation

    The A.J. Fletcher Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports various colleges and educational charities in North Carolina. The organization also funds certain left-of-center advocacy organizations. While the A.J. Fletcher Foundation claims to mainly support The Fletcher Academy, a private school in North Carolina, and various charities, the organization gives
  • Non-profit

    Sanders Institute

    The Sanders Institute was a left-wing think tank that formed in the aftermath of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders’s (I-VT) 2016 presidential campaign. It was founded by Senator Sanders’s wife Jane O’Meara Sanders in 2017. The goal of the think tank was to propose left-wing policy solutions for
  • Other Group

    Retake Our Democracy

    Retake Our Democracy is a left-of-center lobbying organization based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, founded in 2016 by longtime left-wing activists Roxanne Barber and Paul Gibson. The group supports Democratic candidates and left-progressive legislation in New Mexico through organizing and advocacy.
  • For-profit

    New Energy Economy

    New Energy Economy is a left-of-center nonprofit organization which aims to transition all of New Mexico’s energy from conventional fuels and nuclear power to environmentalist sources. New Energy Economy has opposed the use of zero carbon nuclear energy.