Search results for ‘common cause’

  • Non-profit

    Beldon Fund

    The Beldon Foundation was a grantmaking foundation based in New York City that operated from 1982 to 2009. It was founded by John Hunting, the son of Steelcase office furniture manufacturer founder David Hunting. The foundation focused on funding left-of-center environmentalist causes. The foundation adopted a 10-year “spend down” strategy
  • Person

    Matt Brix

    Matt Brix is the managing director of State Voices. Previously he had worked as the executive director of Common Cause’s New Mexico branch, as CEO for Center for Civic Policy, and as a member of the ethics and campaign reform task force of governor Bill Richardson (D-NM).
  • Person

    Keshia Morris

    Keshia Morris is the census and “mass incarceration” project manager at left-of-center advocacy group Common Cause. 1 Morris leads Common Cause’s 2020 Census campaign, in addition to leading initiatives focused on promoting left-of-center criminal justice
  • Person

    Paul Ehrlich

    Paul Ehrlich is a biologist, environmental activist, and population control advocate. He is the author of a number of books supporting population control policies, including The Population Bomb (1968). Ehrlich was a founding member of  Population Connection (then called Zero Population Growth), a left-wing organization created to reduce population
  • Person

    Ryan Alexander

    Ryan Alexander is the president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, a tax policy advocacy organization that is funded by a number of left-of-center advocacy grantmakers. She has worked for non-profits for the majority of her career and often appears on news outlets to discuss tax policy and other issues.
  • Non-profit

    Issue One Action

    Issue One Action is the lobbying branch of Issue One, a left-leaning organization that promotes restrictions on election-related speech activity and supports The ReFormers Caucus, a group of former legislators who lobby congress in that vein. Issue One Action supports a parallel caucus within congress: The Congressional Reformers Caucus.
  • For-profit

    Ethica Media LLC

    Ethica Media LLC is a political consulting firm incorporated in 2018 that caters to a number of left-leaning and Democratic Party clients. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, the firm was ranked 43rd among the top 50 vendors in the 2018 election cycle, reporting $13.9 million in receipts from candidates,
  • Non-profit

    Piper Action Fund

    The Piper Action Fund is a donor advocacy collaborative hosted by the 501(c)(4) advocacy nonprofit Proteus Action League. It is affiliated with the Piper Fund, a donor collaborative hosted by the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Proteus Fund. Both the Piper Action Fund and Piper Fund advocate for center-left campaign finance reform
  • Non-profit

    Fair Districts PA

    Fair Districts PA is a project of the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania-state chapter of the left-leaning League of Women Voters, which was formed to influence the Pennsylvania redistricting process. Background Fair Districts PA was founded in January 2016 in Pennsylvania by representatives of organizations
  • Person

    Jordan Uhl

    Jordan Uhl is a left-of-center activist who currently serves as the video distribution manager for agitation group Uhl is also the founder of Nobody is Above the Law, a nationwide coalition designed to support President Donald Trump’s impeachment, conviction, and removal from office. Political Organizing Uhl currently works
  • Non-profit

    Maryland Center on Economic Policy

    Maryland Center on Economic Policy is a left-of-center organization in Maryland focused on primarily fiscal matters. Though the organization claims to be non-partisan, it has generally supported liberal positions. The organization has been vocal in support of tax increases to support the recommendations of the Kirwan Commission, a commission of
  • Non-profit

    Chang K. Park Foundation

    The Chang K. Park Foundation (CKPF) is a left-of-center organization that funds multiple left-wing and left-of-center groups. It was founded and is led by Chang K. Park, CEO of Universal Remote Control and an immigrant from South Korea who came to the United States as a teenager to gain
  • Person

    Chang K. Park

    Chang K. Park is the founder and CEO of Universal Remote Control, a New York company that designs and manufactures remote controls for televisions and other household and office appliances. The initial beginnings of his company took place in his sister’s garage in Korea.
  • Person

    Phil Radford

    Phil Radford is a left-wing environmentalist activist and the former executive director of Greenpeace USA (2009-2014). He is also the founder of president of Progressive Power Lab, co-founder of the Democracy Initiative, a board member of the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, and a board member of the left-of-center environmental advocacy group Green
  • Person

    Janet Domenitz

    Janet Domenitz is a left-of-center activist and executive director of the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG), one of the largest members of the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (US-PIRG), an alliance of left-of-center research and advocacy groups founded by former left-wing activist and presidential candidate Ralph
  • Person

    Marc Elias

    Marc Elias is an American attorney best known for his involvement in Democratic Party political campaigns, redistricting litigation, and election litigation. He was formerly a partner at the law firm Perkins Coie LLP and head of its Political Law practice, which assists Democratic political committees and other left-of-center clients. In August
  • Political Party/527

    Black Progressive Action Coalition (BPAC)

    The Black Progressive Action Coalition (BPAC) is a left-leaning political action committee and advocacy group that supports Democratic Party candidates and left-leaning issues. The organization is affiliated with the Super PAC BlackPAC, sharing staff and the same executive director. The organization mobilizes African American voters to turn out and vote
  • Person

    Kati Phillips

    Kati Phillips is the western region communications strategist for the California branch of the left-wing organization Common Cause.
  • Non-profit

    Demand Justice

    Demand Justice is a left-of-center advocacy group created in early 2018 that aims to influence the political leanings of America’s courts by supporting the appointment of liberal judicial nominees and opposing right-of-center nominees. The organization acts primarily through media campaigns against nominated and unconfirmed judicial nominees. Demand Justice was established
  • Non-profit

    United to Protect Democracy

    United to Protect Democracy (often shortened to “Protect Democracy”) is a left-of-center litigation and advocacy organization created to oppose the policies of President Donald Trump. The Protect Democracy Project is the 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of United to Protect Democracy. Political Activities Security from Political Interference in Justice Action of 2019