Search results for ‘common cause’


  • Non-profit

    Children’s Defense Fund

    The Children’s Defense Fund is a left-of-center organization that works to increase the size of government and expand the welfare state. The organization focuses on increasing government spending on education, health care, and day care programs for American children.
  • Non-profit

    Ceres

    Ceres is a left-of-center environmentalist group based in Boston, Massachusetts. Ceres claims to make the ‘business case’ for climate action; 1 in practice, this involves leveraging a network of investors totaling more than $32 trillion in
  • Non-profit

    Every Texan

    Every Texan (formerly Center for Public Policy Priorities or CPPP) is an advocacy group based in Texas which promotes left-of-center healthcare, education, and economic policies.  Every Texan says that the policies it promotes will lead to “an exciting, demographically changing state” with more government involvement in health care, education, and
  • Non-profit

    CASA de Maryland

    CASA de Maryland (also called CASA) is a left-of-center 501(c)(3) immigration advocacy organization that helps immigrants, most often of Central American extraction, find employment, regardless of their legal status in the United States. CASA’s executive director has told workers he will never turn their names over to federal immigration officials.
  • Non-profit

    Campaign Legal Center

    The Campaign Legal Center is an advocacy group aligned with left-of-center interests that supports strict enforcement of campaign finance laws. Campaign Legal Center attorneys track and participate in a variety of cases around the country involving campaign finance law at the federal, state, and local levels. The Campaign Legal Center
  • Non-profit

    California Wellness Foundation

    The California Wellness Foundation is a grantmaking foundation created in late 1990 and endowed in early 1992 because of the conversion of non-profit California health insurer Health Net into a for-profit health insurance corporation. Announcing the terms of the 1992 endowment, California Wellness stated that it had become the “largest
  • Labor Union

    Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO

    The division does business as North America’s Building Trades Unions; for more information on the connections of the BCTD, see the NABTU profile. North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), also known as the Building and Construction Trades Department (BCTD), is a department of the American Federation of
  • Non-profit

    Arms Control Association (ACA)

    Arms Control Association (ACA) is a left-of-center membership organization that advocates arms control policies and treaties. Originally founded as a project of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in 1971, ACA publishes the Arms Control Today journal,
  • Non-profit

    American Israel Public Affairs Committee

    The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is a bipartisan Jewish lobbying group which works to create strong relations between Israel and the United States of America. It specifically focuses its influence on Members of Congress and other advocacy and lobbying groups to promote arms aggreements and other U.S. government support
  • Non-profit

    American Friends Service Committee

    The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a left-of-center, Quaker-related organization that supports left-progressive policy on immigration, criminal justice, and economic issues. AFSC has opposed the use of zero carbon nuclear energy and advocated for several left-wing policies, including abolishing all prisons, defunding law enforcement organizations, and eliminating funding for
  • Non-profit

    American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is a science advocacy organization based in the United States and the largest general science association in the world. It is publisher of the journal Science. AAAS has been accused of promoting a broadly left-leaning policy agenda and associating with front
  • Non-profit

    Akonadi Foundation

     Akonadi Foundation is a left-of-center racial-issues grantmaking group based in Oakland, California. The foundation was founded by husband and wife Wayne Jordan and Quinn Delaney, who are major donors to the Democratic Party with strong ties to former President Barack Obama (D). History In 2000, the Akonadi
  • Non-profit

    ACLU of Iowa

    The ACLU of Iowa, formerly known as Iowa Civil Liberties Union, is the Iowa affiliate of the left-leaning American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Though nominally nonpartisan, the ACLU of Iowa has historically supported left-leaning demographic and special interest groups such as communists, labor unions, LGBT people, and anti-war and
  • Other Group

    United for Action

    United for Action is a volunteer group of liberal activists that organize protesters against domestic energy production and in support of an extremist environmentalist agenda.
  • Non-profit

    U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

    The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), co-founded by Rick Fedrizzi, Mike Italiano, and David Gottfried in 1993, is a private membership-based nonprofit organization that promotes environmentalism in building design, construction, and operation. Much of USGBC’s activity is based on promoting Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards. Federal, state,
  • Labor Union

    National Nurses United

    National Nurses United is a Washington, D.C.-based labor union representing nurses that is known for its far-left-of-center stances on various issues. The organization was founded in 2009 when several nurses’ unions merged. 1 It
  • Non-profit

    Massachusetts Peace Action

    Massachusetts Peace Action (MPA) is the Massachusetts branch of Peace Action, a nonprofit which supports a nonintervention foreign policy and nuclear disarmament. The MPA trains activists, organizes protests, and lobbies elected officials and political candidates to advocate for its goals. MPA represents itself as a “nonpartisan” organization, but has
  • Non-profit

    Institute for Policy Studies

    The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) is a left-of-center think tank and advocacy group that is active on a variety of public policy issues. It operates as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, with 2020 revenues totaling approximately $6.9 million. Since 2021, its executive director has been Tope Folarin.
  • Non-profit

    Friends Committee on National Legislation

    The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is an activist and lobbying organization associated with the Religious Society of Friends (also known as the Quakers) that advocates for a broad range of left-of-center policies, economic programs, and social causes. The committee was founded in 1943 by members of the Religious
  • Non-profit

    Corporate Accountability International

    Corporate Accountability International is a left-wing advocacy organization founded in 1977 to lead a boycott of Nestlé after it ran a marketing campaign for infant formula that contributed to the deaths of children.