Search results for ‘texas public policy foundation’


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    Fe y Justicia Worker Center

    Fe Y Justicia Workers Center (FYJWC) is a left-of-center worker center that provides a gathering place and organizing network for low-wage workers in Houston, Texas. [1] The organization provides low-wage workers with access to attorneys and other assistance on labor disputes over workplace conditions, wage issues, discrimination, sexual
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    The Indivisible Project (Indivisible)

    The Indivisible Project (or Indivisible) is a left-of-center 501(c)(4) tax-exempt organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., and created in late 2016 as a response to the election of President Donald Trump. The Indivisible Project was established to provide liberals a practical guide for “Resisting the Trump Agenda.” [26] The
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    Hamilton Fish

    Hamilton “Ham” Fish V is a liberal activist who has financially supported or published numerous liberal political journals, including The Nation, the New Republic, and the Washington Spectator. In November 2017, Fish resigned as publisher of the New Republic following allegations that he had sexually harassed female
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    Michael Moore

    Michael Moore is a left-wing documentary filmmaker, former editor of the left-wing magazine Mother Jones, and liberal activist. Moore was born in an up-state Michigan bedroom community outside Flint, Michigan[109] and has fashioned himself as a blue-collar working class champion, even though he never worked a traditional
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    American Board of Trial Advocates

    The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) is a left-of-center professional organization for trial attorneys. Founded in 1958, ABOTA exists to support the use of trial by jury in civil cases and has frequently opposed attempts to establish arbitration or easier mechanisms for dispute resolutions. [177] Despite claiming
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    Arianna Huffington

    Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington  came to America in 1980 and quickly made a name for herself as a Manhattan “It Girl” among New York’s powerful. [232]   In the mid-1980s she married Texas oil-heir Michael Huffington, who was later elected to the U.S. Congress as a moderate Republican.
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    Cheryl Mills

    Cheryl Mills is an attorney, a longtime counselor to the Clinton family, and the founder and CEO of BlackIvy Group, a company that builds businesses in Africa. Mills first began working with the Clintons in 1992 when President Bill Clinton was elected. Mills rose to prominence in 1999 when
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    Niskanen Center

    The Niskanen Center is a nominally libertarian 501(c)(3) environmental think tank with ties to center-left environmental groups. The Center was created in January 2015 and was initially headed by Jerry Taylor, a global warming advocate and environmental activist who authored a 2015 report The Conservative Case for a Carbon Tax.
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    Ray Marshall

    (Freddie) Ray Marshall is a labor union-aligned, progressive economist and retired University of Texas professor who served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor during the Carter Administration. [380] Marshall was considered the most liberal of President Carter’s Cabinet members, bringing his work experience with
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    New Organizing Institute Education Fund (NOI Education Fund)

    NOI is defunct. For its successor, see Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL) New Organizing Institute Education Fund (NOIEF) was the charitable arm of New Organizing Institute (NOI), a progressive nonprofit that trained digital organizers and campaigners for the Democratic Party. The organization, described by a Washington
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    Michael Bloomberg

    Michael Bloomberg is a former three-term mayor of New York City and unsuccessful candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Bloomberg, a billionaire financier and media mogul who is among the wealthiest men alive, is also a prominent political donor and philanthropist, pouring billions into left-of-center political campaigns and philanthropic
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    National League of Cities

    The National League of Cities (NLC) is a left-leaning network of over 19,000 American communities that engages in federal policy advocacy and leads educational programming on behalf of city governments. [585] Founded in 1924, NLC has been involved in political advocacy for almost a century, frequently aligning itself
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    ABA Fund for Justice and Education

    The Fund for Justice and Education (FJE) is a subsidiary organization of the American Bar Association (ABA). Formed as an entity that would allow the ABA to raise funds from public and private organizations, as well as individuals, the FJE funds and runs various special projects for the ABA,
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    Young Invincibles

    Young Invincibles (YI) is a left-of-center youth advocacy, research, grantmaking, and lobbying organization based in Washington, D.C. [708] Co-founded in 2009 by Ari Matsuiak, a special assistant to the President during the Obama administration,[709] YI supports left-of-center political positions such as Medicaid expansion,[710]
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    Workers Defense Project

    Not to be confused with Workers Defense League, a New York-based labor activist group with ties to the American socialist movement. The Workers Defense Project is a left-of-center advocacy group that aids and provides representation for workers in the Texas construction industry, including illegal immigrants. It works alongside several
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    Windward Fund

    The Windward Fund is an environmentalist fiscal sponsor organization in the network of “dark money” organizations controlled by philanthropic consultancy Arabella Advisors. The Fund was created in February 2015 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with startup funding of $5.25 million provided by an unknown source. According to its bylaws, Windward
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    Vera Institute of Justice (VIJ)

    Vera Institute of Justice (VIJ) was founded in the 1960s as a project of Louis Schweitzer, an eccentric New York philanthropist and Herbert Sturz, a trustee of George Soros’s Open Society Foundations. [855] [856] Originally known as the Manhattan Bail Project, the organization was
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    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.[874] It aimed “to transform the political landscape by supporting state legislators” and providing “strategic support in
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    Ocean Conservancy

    Ocean Conservancy is a Washington, D.C.-based environmentalist advocacy group that designs ocean policies for federal and state governments. It tends to advocate for left-of-center environmentalist policies. Though the Conservancy is broadly concerned with ocean-based conservation, including ocean acidification, coastal cleanups, and fishing, its focus has shifted towards climate change at
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    NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF)

    The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) is the litigation and legal policy affiliate of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). LDF uses strategic litigation and legal advocacy to advance a left-of-center agenda focused on issues related to African American and ethnic minority interests.