Search results for ‘common cause’


  • Person

    Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton is a Democratic politician who served as President of the United States from January 20, 1993 until January 20, 2001. He is the husband of former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the father of Chelsea Clinton. In December 1998 he was impeached by
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    Third Way Institute

    Third Way Institute is the charitable arm of Third Way, a lobbying and advocacy organization that advocates for “modern center-left ideas.” 1 Third Way Institute was founded in 2005 and helps fund the tax-exempt work
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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 Women’s Christian Association (YWCA)

    The Young Women’s Christian Association, commonly known as the YWCA, is the national umbrella group of the female version of the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA). The YWCA provides basic services to young women, including poverty relief and the operation of women’s shelters. In 2015, the “Young Women’s Christian Association
  • Labor Union

    Writers Guild of America, East (WGA East)

    The Writers Guild of America East (WGA East) is one of two major labor unions representing writers and other staff working in the film, television, news, and other media industries. Along with its partner organization, the Writers Guild of America West (WGA West), WGA East has taken the lead
  • 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

    Virginia AFL-CIO

    The Virginia AFL-CIO is the state-level body for the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organization (AFL-CIO) labor union federation in Virginia. The AFL-CIO is the largest federation of labor unions in the United States, and the Virginia AFL-CIO is the state’s largest federation of labor unions.
  • Non-profit

    Vera Institute of Justice (VIJ)

    The Vera Institute of Justice (VIJ) is a left-of-center advocacy organization that agitates against what it characterizes as mass incarceration, racial disparities, and marginalization. Much of its work focuses on immigration and criminal justice issues. 1
  • Labor Union

    United Mine Workers of America (UMWA)

    United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) is a labor union that historically represented miners, though today it also counts health care workers, truck drivers, manufacturing workers, and government employees among its members. UMWA is a member of the AFL-CIO labor federation. History Early Years United Mine Workers of America
  • Labor Union

    United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC)

    The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC; commonly known as the Carpenters Union) is a national construction labor union founded in 1881. While it was formerly a member of the Change to Win labor federation and the AFL-CIO at various periods, it is currently not affiliated with a national
  • Non-profit

    Texas Public Interest Research Group (TEXPIRG)

    The Texas Public Interest Research Group (TexPIRG) is a state-based offshoot of the national U.S. Public Interest Research Group (US-PIRG) that lobbies and influences public policy in support of left-of-center causes. The PIRG model was devised by left-wing activist and 2000 Green Party Presidential candidate Ralph Nader
  • Labor Union

    San Francisco Labor Council

    San Francisco Labor Council (SFLC) is a local union federation affiliated with the AFL-CIO. 1 SFLC promotes left-of-center labor policies, including requiring employers to negotiate with minority unions — made up of
  • Non-profit

    Open Society Policy Center

    The Open Society Policy Center (OSPC) is a lobbying group associated with the Open Society Network and the Open Society Foundations, the principal advocacy philanthropic efforts of left-of-center financial billionaire George Soros. From May 2002 to April 2023, OSPC has reported spending over $161 million on lobbying.
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    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
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    New Virginia Majority

    New Virginia Majority is a left-of-center mobilization group which works to expand voting in left-leaning demographics to support left-wing to radical-left economic and social policy in Virginia. The organization played a role in establishing and maintaining Virginia’s electoral college “flip” from Republicans to Democrats starting with the 2008 presidential election.
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    New Florida Majority

    The New Florida Majority (formerly the Florida New Majority 1) was a left-of-center advocacy group which worked to expand voting in Democratic-leaning demographics to break the Republican-majority government in Florida and win the state’s
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    National Lawyers Guild

    The National Lawyers Guild is a radical-left association of attorneys, law students, legal workers, and jailhouse lawyers. Founded from late 1936 to early 1937, the Guild has consistently been identified with radical-left groups and political orientations throughout its history. In its early years the National Lawyers Guild was significantly influenced
  • Non-profit

    Marguerite Casey Foundation

    The Marguerite Casey Foundation is the smaller of the two major left-of-center private foundations created from the legacy of United Parcel Service founder James E. Casey, the other being the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The Marguerite Casey Foundation emerged nearly two decades after James E. Casey’s death from Casey
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    Leon Levy Foundation

    The Leon Levy Foundation is a private New York City-based grantmaking foundation created from the estate of hedge fund manager Leon Levy. It makes grants to Jewish causes, New York-based institutions, neuroscience research, and in support of archeological ventures. It also has a “human rights” portfolio that makes grants to
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    JPB Foundation

    The JPB Foundation is a private foundation created by Barbara Picower in 2011. It is one of the largest grant-making foundations in the United States. 1 Focused on medical, environmental, and poverty issues, the