Search results for ‘common cause’

  • Non-profit

    Common Cause Education Fund

    The Common Cause Education Fund is the 501(c)(3) partner organization of Common Cause, an influential and controversial 501(c)(4) advocating for left-of-center causes headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Common Cause Education Fund exists to raise tax-deductible dollars from liberal donors and foundations that can be used to support the progressive
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    Common Cause

    Common Cause is a 501(c)(4) progressive advocacy group focusing on campaign finance law, so-called “fair redistricting,” and general liberal policy. Common Cause describes itself as “a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to restoring the core values of American democracy, reinventing an open, honest and accountable government capable of solving today’s challenges
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    Vote Common Good

    Vote Common Good is an left-leaning voter advocacy and education group focused on religious voters. Founded in 2018 by longtime liberal evangelical activist Doug Pagitt, Vote Common Good was explicitly founded to oppose the policies of the Trump administration.
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    Common Sense Institute

    The Common Sense Institute (CSI) is a non-partisan, public-policy think tank that intends to protect and promote Colorado’s economy using principles that support free markets, individual freedom, and individual opportunity. 1 CSI is
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    Commonwealth Fund

    The Commonwealth Fund is a health care policy-focused private foundation. It funds research on and advocacy for health care systems, frequently taking a left-of-center perspective on state intervention in the medical system
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    Rally for Common Ground

    Rally for Common Ground is a left-wing organization which helps organize protests and events promoting left-wing environmental causes.1
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    Common Dreams

    Common Dreams is a left-wing nonprofit news organization which frequently publishes news and opinion pieces with a left-of-center perspective. 1 Though the organization claims to maintain editorial independence by refusing corporate and government funding, Common Dreams explicitly
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    ACLU Pennsylvania

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania (ACLU-PA) is a state-level affiliate of the national American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The organization litigates, educates, and advocates for left-of-center positions including reduction of prison populations, elimination of cash bail, and promotion of mail-in ballots.
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    Educational Foundation of America (EFA)

    Educational Foundation of America (EFA) is a major left-of-center grant maker that funds environmentalist, educational, and voter-mobilization initiatives. EFA purports to be a family foundation that aims to create a society with “an inclusive democracy,” in which each person has “unrestricted access to full reproductive freedom” and lives on a
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    American Opportunity

    American Opportunity is a lobbying group funded in large part by billionaire media executive, former New York mayor, and unsuccessful presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, a major financial contributor to numerous left-of-center causes and Democratic Party political campaigns. The organization attracted media attention in March 2023 after launching a large-scale
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    Election Verification Network (EVN)

    The Election Verification Network (EVN) is a network of election officials and experts who meet annually to discuss election policies and reforms. Although the EVN claims to be nonpartisan, many of its members work at left-of-center advocacy groups, and its funding comes from similar groups. Membership As of March 2023,
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    100% Democracy

    100% Democracy is an advocacy group founded and run by Miles Rapaport that supports universal mandatory voting in the United States. The organization is a project of the New Venture Fund. Leadership Miles Rapoport Miles Rapoport is the co-founder and executive director of 100% Democracy. Rapoport is the former
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    Miles Rapoport

    Miles Rapoport is a left-wing activist and Democratic politician who served as Secretary of State of Connecticut and ran the left-of-center advocacy groups Demos and Common Cause. He is currently the executive director of 100% Democracy, an advocacy group for mandatory voting based on a book of the
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    VoteOurVoice is a left-leaning monitoring organization that reports on the policy positions of elected officials. The organization tracks politicians both in the United States and around the world andclaims that its work “creates communities” in order to “bring positive change to their political systems.” The organization lists several corporate partners,
  • Political Party/527


    Un-PAC is a political action committee (PAC) that recruits young adults to become activists for left-wing causes with a particular focus on campaign finance laws and election administration policy. The PAC has endorsed the For the People Act, which would increase federal involvement in state election administration and place constraints
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    Stamp Stampede

    The Stamp Stampede was an activist project that aimed to promote left-of-center policies on taxation, welfare programs, campaign financing, criminal justice, and other issues, primarily by recruiting volunteers to stamp political slogans on dollar bills and releasing them into circulation. The project’s organizers described their money-stamping campaign as a “sustained
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    What’s Next Washington (WNW)

    What’s Next Washington (WNW) is an organization of formerly incarcerated people and activists who work to help rehabilitate people with conviction histories when their incarceration ends. WNW advocates for and works with employers to change their rules and policies to remove barriers they have in place against hiring and supporting
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    Reclaim Our Democracy

    Reclaim Our Democracy is a social action group at First Parish, a Unitarian Universalist church in Concord, Massachusetts. It is part of the Unitarian Universalist Association which supports left-of-center social action.
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    People’s Agenda

    People’s Agenda, also known as the Georgia Coalition for the People’s Agenda (GCPA), is an advocacy organization focused on increasing Black voter turnout in Georgia. It was founded in 1998 by civil rights activist Joseph Lowery.
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    Southern Christian Leadership Conference

    The Southern Christian Leadership conference is a collection of local chapters located throughout the country that advocates for racial justice and government welfare programs for economic redistribution. Founded by Martin Luther King, Jr., the organization hosts demonstrations against businesses that it claims are engaged in racism and discrimination against African