Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’


  • Person

    Michael Podhorzer

    Michael Podhorzer is the assistant to the president for strategic research for the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), the largest federation of labor unions in the United States. 1  Podhorzer was
  • Person

    Andy Stern

    Andy Stern is the former president of the Service Employees International Union. A longtime union official, Stern rose to the presidency1
  • Person

    Sheldon Whitehouse

    Sheldon Whitehouse (born 19551) is a Democratic politician and the junior U.S. Senator for Rhode Island, serving since 2007. 2 He
  • For-profit

    CREDO Mobile (Working Assets)

    CREDO Mobile (formerly Working Assets) is a cell-phone company that explicitly uses its profits to support left-wing causes. Through doing business with CREDO its customers “fund progressive causes and power social activism.” 1 Left-of-center groups
  • Non-profit

    A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI)

    The A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) is a 501(c)(3) “constituency group” of the AFL-CIO for African-American union members. APRI was founded in 1965, and advocates for the agenda of the AFL-CIO at the state and federal level, using litigation and legislative pressure. Organization Overview The A. Philip Randolph Institute
  • Non-profit

    New Israel Fund

    The New Israel Fund (NIF) is a left-of-center grantmaking nonprofit which supports left-of-center social goals related to Israel. The organization refers to the Israeli Declaration of Independence as a philosophical foundation. The NIF is legally based in the United States but primarily focuses on developing Israeli civil society. The group
  • Labor Union

    American Center for International Labor Solidarity (Solidarity Center)

    The American Center for International Labor Solidarity (commonly referred to as Solidarity Center) was founded in 1997 by the largest federation of labor unions in the United States, the AFL-CIO. Solidarity Center has offices all over the world and claims to be working with more than 400 labor unions
  • Non-profit

    Foundation for the Carolinas (FFTC)

    The Foundation for the Carolinas (FFTC) is a donor-advised fund provider established in 1958 that manages funds for 2,700 separate charitable individuals, families and organizations. 1
  • Person

    Jesse Jackson

    Jesse Jackson is a left-wing activist, preacher, former associate of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Democratic Party politician. Jackson was born in 1941 and ordained a Baptist minister in 1968. He ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1984 and
  • Person

    Keith Ellison

    Keith Ellison is a Democratic politician and lawyer who currently serves as Attorney General of Minnesota. 1  He is a former U.S. Representative and Minnesota state
  • Non-profit

    Coalition on Human Needs

    The Coalition on Human Needs (CHN) is a left-of-center advocacy group headquartered in Washington, D.C., that promotes funding of domestic welfare programs by the federal government and opposes Republican-backed proposals to cut or reform entitlement programs. The group was founded in 1981 in opposition to President Ronald Reagan’s proposal
  • Non-profit

    Jobs With Justice Education Fund

    Jobs with Justice Education Fund (JWJEF) is a project of Jobs with Justice (JWJ), a left-of-center labor group primarily funded by labor unions
  • Non-profit

    Young Invincibles

    Young Invincibles (YI) is a left-of-center youth advocacy, research, grantmaking, and lobbying organization based in Washington, D.C. 1 Co-founded in 2009 by Ari Matsuiak, a special assistant to the President during
  • Non-profit

    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
  • Labor Union

    United Farm Workers of America

    The United Farm Workers of America (UFW) is a labor union representing agricultural workers, mostly in the state of California. Cesar Chavez, a Mexican-American organizer and leader of the Chicano movement, founded the union; Chavez would become one of the best-known leaders of labor unionism in the 20th century through
  • Labor Union

    Unite Here

    Unite Here (sometimes styled UNITE HERE or Unite HERE) is a major labor union principally organizing employees in the hotel, restaurant, and gaming industries. Unite Here was formed in 2004 from a merger between the Hotel Employees-Restaurant Employees (HERE) union and Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE) and
  • Non-profit

    Trilateral Commission

    The Trilateral Commission is an invitation-only, international non-governmental organization that was founded by David Rockefeller, Sr., in July 1973, to foster closer cooperation among nations in North America, Western Europe, and Japan.
  • Non-profit

    Third Way

    Third Way is a left-of-center think tank 1 based in Washington, D.C., that believes the center-left is the “only real path” for the future in the United States.
  • Non-profit

    Tides Advocacy (The Advocacy Fund)

    Also see Tides Nexus Tides Advocacy (formerly The Tsunami Fund, The Advocacy Fund, and the Tides Advocacy Fund) is a left-of-center advocacy organization associated with the Tides Nexus, a collection of center-left pass-through funders and fiscal sponsorship nonprofits grouped around the Tides Foundation. While Tides Advocacy has
  • Non-profit

    Open Society Foundations (Open Society Institute)

    Also see the similarly named Foundation to Promote Open Society (Nonprofit) The Open Society Foundations (OSF; formally Open Society Institute) is a private grantmaking foundation created and funded by billionaire financier and liberal philanthropist George Soros. OSF was founded in 1993 as the Open Society Institute (OSI), which remains the foundation’s