Search results for ‘fight for $15’

  • Movement

    Fight for $15 (Minimum Wage)

    The “Fight for $15” is a corporate campaign principally orchestrated and funded by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) which seeks to unionize the quick-service franchise restaurant industry and raise the federal minimum wage by more than double to $15 per hour, using the slogan “$15 and a union.”
  • Non-profit

    Fight Back Fund

    The Fight Back Fund is a left-of-center pro-labor union organization affiliated with and operated by the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 150, the labor union that represents construction workers in the Chicago area. The organization acts as a lobbying arm for the union to oppose right-to-work laws
  • Non-profit

    Action Now

    Action Now is a Chicago-based left-wing activist organization that promotes the interests of labor unions, particularly the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). It was created in 2007 when leaders, staff and supporters of ACORN Chicago left the scandal-plagued, left-wing activist national group, which would fold in 2010.
  • For-profit

    617 Media Group LLC

    617MediaGroup is a left-of-center communications firm with headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts. Its clients include labor unions, Democratic and other left-progressive political candidates, and left-of-center advocacy organizations. Senior leadership at 617MediaGroup all have prior work experience with progressive organizations, unions, or Democratic political figures. Jeff Hall, founder and president, was director
  • Non-profit

    WorkMoney Inc.

    WorkMoney Inc. is a left-of-center “dark money group” 1 with “prominent connections to the U.S. labor
  • Person

    Robert Borosage

    Robert Borosage is a left-of-center opinion writer, Democratic Party-aligned activist, and president of the Institute for America’s Future and co-director of its lobbying arm, the Campaign for America’s Future. 1 The Campaign for America’s Future
  • Non-profit

    The Row Church

    The Row Church is a left-of-center tax-exempt nonprofit organization active in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles, California, which mainly evangelizes and offers meals to the large homeless population. Background The Row Church (also known as ‘The Row LA,’ ‘The Row,’ or ‘The Row-LA-The Church Without Walls-Skid Row’) was
  • Person

    Gwynne Wilcox

    Gwynne Wilcox is a union-side labor lawyer, partner at Levy Ratner, and is President Joe Biden’s nomination for Member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Career Gwynne Wilcox earned a BA from Syracuse University and a JD from Rutgers University School of Law–Newark.
  • Person

    Ben Wyskida

    Ben Wyskida is a communications and media strategist who has worked for a variety of left-of-center advocacy groups and grantmaking organizations. He is currently the vice chairman of NEO Philanthropy, a New York-based nonprofit that acts as a fiscal sponsor and funding intermediary for left-of-center causes. Wyskida was previously
  • Non-profit

    Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York

    The Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROC-NY) is a pro-labor union activist group affiliated with Restaurant Opportunities Centers United. 1 The organization predates its parent organization group and was founded to support for the
  • Non-profit

    Vermont Workers Center

    The Vermont Workers Center is a left-of-center pro-labor union advocacy group affiliated with Jobs With Justice, a national coalition of workers centers, labor unions, and advocacy groups that operates a variety of state chapters and other organizations. Vermont Workers’ Center has operated a variety of campaigns promoting left-of-center policies
  • Non-profit

    Communities for a New California Education Fund

    Communities for a New California Education Fund (CNC Education Fund) is a left-of-center nonprofit organization that promotes voter turnout initiatives in California. CNC Education Fund is affiliated with Communities for a New California Action Fund (CNC Action), its sister political advocacy organization.
  • Person

    William J. Barber II

    William J. Barber II is the pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church in Greensboro, NC and a noted left-of-center political activist. 1 Barber is founder and president of Repairers of
  • Other Group

    Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

    The Poor People’s Campaign (PPC): A National Call for Moral Revival is a left-of-center anti-poverty campaign founded in 2018 by William J. Barber II. 1 PPC was founded to build a “new electorate” of low-income
  • Other Group

    Black Leaders Organizing for Communities

    Black Leaders Organizing for Communities (BLOC), is an advocacy and campaigning organization focused on promoting far-left policies in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area. The organization is a project of Tides Advocacy, the advocacy arm of the left leaning Tides Foundation. The organization was formed in response to President Donald
  • Non-profit

    One Fair Wage

    One Fair Wage (OFW) is a left-of-center organization that advocates for a full minimum wage for workers receiving tips as a major portion of their income, such as restaurant service workers, ride-share drivers, and food delivery drivers.
  • Non-profit

    Economic Security Project Action

    Economic Security Project Action is a center-left advocacy group that seeks to to dramatically expand the size and scope of federal programs that provide cash payments to low-income Americans, with the ultimate goal of massively expanding the federal welfare state by implementing a form of Universal Basic Income or “unconditional
  • Political Party/527

    Sanders 2016 Presidential Campaign

    U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a self-described “democratic socialist,” unsuccessfully contested the 2016 Democratic Party presidential primary against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
  • Person

    Jennifer Epps-Addison

    Jennifer Epps-Addison is one of four co-executive directors and the president of the Center for Popular Democracy and its affiliated Center for Popular Democracy Action Fund, organizing and political pressure groups for which she leads left-wing ethnic-interest campaigns.
  • Labor Union

    Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago (WOCC)

    The Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago (WOCC) is a labor union that seeks to organize fast food workers and advocates for a $15 minimum wage as part of the “Fight for $15” movement. Connections to SEUI HCII For more information, see SEIU Healthcare Indiana and Illinois (Labor Union)