Search results for ‘common cause’


  • Non-profit

    Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN)

    The Chesapeake Climate Action Network, is the Capital Area chapter of U.S. Climate Action Network and Climate Action Network-International (CAN-I).  It was founded in July 2002 with a seed grant from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.
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    Unitarian Universalist Association

    The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) is an organization of congregations descended from earlier liberal Christian congregations characterized by their liberal attitude towards religious teachings and belief in promoting left-of-center values and societal causes. Unitarian Universalists emphasize the “diverse” sources of their teachings, which include world religions and secular philosophy, and
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    Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP)

    Physicians for a National Health Program is a left-of-center advocacy group that supports a government-run single-payer health care system for the United States. The organization operates in two capacities: as a research group that publishes studies supporting government-run healthcare and as an activism arm for building support for such policies.
  • Other Group

    Occupy Wall Street

    Occupy Wall Street (OWS) was a protest demonstration that took place in lower Manhattan, from September 17 through November 15, 2011.1 The New York “occupation,”
  • Non-profit

    National Partnership for Women and Families (NPWF)

    The National Partnership for Women & Families (NPWF) is a Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group. The group, which is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization under IRS tax rules, takes left-of-center stances on abortion, economics, and judicial nominations. The group is critical of Republicans and supports left-of-center policies. Background The NPWF was founded
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    National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)

    The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), formerly known as the Lesbian Rights Project, is a left-of-center legal advocacy organization that provides pro bono legal services for LGBT causes and advocates for policy changes in related issue areas. Founded in 1977 by lawyer Donna Hitchens, NCLR frequently files amicus curiae
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    National Abortion Federation (NAF)

    The National Abortion Federation is the official professional association of abortion practitioners. Its membership is mostly American, though it has membership in Colombia and Mexico. The federation claims that over half of women in the United States who get an abortion go through a federation member.
  • Non-profit

    League of Women Voters (LWV)

    The League of Women Voters of the United States (abbreviated as LWV or “the League”) is a 501(c)(4) organization that lobbies and advocates on a number of left-leaning issues.
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    Jewschool

    Jewschool is a left-of-center Jewish blog that publishes opinion writings on various topics including religion, politics, culture, and Israel. 1 The organization was created by Daniel Sieradski, a radical-left activist whom left-wing Jewish media outlet The Forward has
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    Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR)

    The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a large and prominent advocacy organization for Muslims in the United States.1 Throughout its history, CAIR has been suspected of supporting
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    Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

    The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence (also called “Brady Campaign”) and its 501(c)(3) affiliate, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence (together referred to as the Brady organizations), engage in political advocacy, education, lawsuits and activism aimed at expanding regulations and restrictions on the right of Americans to possess
  • Non-profit

    American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

    The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nearly 100-year-old left-leaning activism organization focused on issues related to civil liberties. During its history, the ACLU has aligned with the ideological Left, becoming a “hub of liberal activism” which declared its intent to spend $25 million attacking Republican candidates during the
  • Person

    Tim Gill

    Tim Gill is a software developer and major Colorado Democratic political donor. In business, he is best known for creating Quark, Inc. a privately held corporation most commonly associated with its page layout software
  • Person

    Randi Weingarten

    Randi Weingarten is a 30-year union executive who, aside from a brief one-semester stint as a full-time teacher, 1 has almost exclusively served as a union leader. Joining the
  • Person

    Michael Vachon

    Michael Vachon serves as a spokesman for billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros and as Chairman of the Soros Management Fund.1 He is active on the boards of left-of-center enterprises with
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    Hudson Institute

    The Hudson Institute is a right-of-center think tank based in Washington, D.C. The Institute’s scholars conduct research in the areas of defense, international relations, economics, health care, technology, culture, and law and make policy recommendations that support individual freedom, free markets, and economic growth based on technological innovation.
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    Hoover Institution

    The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace is a think tank that is a division of Stanford University. The organization began as an archive that includes a great many documents dealing with the history of the Soviet Union, as well as the papers of prominent right-of-center intellectuals, including those
  • Non-profit

    Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America

    The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America (often shortened to U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Commerce, or U.S. Chamber) is the world’s largest business federation. The Chamber is the largest lobbying group in the country and generally supports right-of-center policies, though during the Trump and
  • Non-profit

    Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation

    The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation is a major private grantmaking foundation based in Milwaukee. The foundation’s reported net assets totaled approximately $893 million as of December 31, 2017, and it approved a net of about $33.5 million in grant contributions for charitable purposes that year.
  • Non-profit

    John Templeton Foundation

    The John Templeton Foundation was created by investor Sir John Templeton. Since his death in 2005, it has been led after the founder’s death by his late son, John Templeton Jr., and by his grandchildren, Heather Templeton Dill and Jennifer Templeton Simpson.  The foundation’s primary focus is exploring the scientific