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    Digital Action

    Digital Action is an international advocacy group operated by the New Venture Fund that operates campaigns opposing “Big Tech” and supporting government policies of strict regulation, content moderation, and censorship of social media platforms in the United States, European Union, and elsewhere in the world. The group is
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    NoSo November

    NoSo November is a social movement led by its founder, Maddie Freeman, for which teenagers are encouraged to abstain from social media for the month of November. Freeman started the movement to address research that suggests an association between suicide and social media use.
  • Non-profit

    Ray C. Anderson Foundation

    Ray C. Anderson Foundation is a left-of-center private grantmaking foundation that focuses on climate change and environmentalism-related technology. This organization was formed after the death of manufacturer Ray C. Anderson by members of his family with money from his estate; his wife and two daughters were its initial trustees, and
  • Non-profit

    Center for Asian Pacific American Women

    The Center for Asian Pacific American Women is a nonprofit that advocates for the interests of Asian American and Pacific Islander women. The primary focus of the group is leadership development for Asian American and Pacific Islander women. The group also opposes racism targeted against Asian Americans. In March 2021,
  • Non-profit

    B4U-ACT

    B4U-ACT is an advocacy group that refers to itself as resource for mental health professionals who treat persons it calls “minor-attracted people” (MAPs). It claims to “promote a science-informed understanding” about people who are sexually attracted “to children or adolescents,” and seeks to “support them living in truth and dignity.”
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    Welcome Corps on Campus

    Welcome Corps on Campus is a project of the U.S. Department of State’s Welcome Corps initiative that seeks private sponsors for refugees to attend universities across the United States.
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    Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

    Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, writer, and left-of-center policy advocate. She is the co-founder of Urban Ocean Lab, a think tank that advocates for climate policies to protect the future of coastal cities. She co-edited the climate anthology All We Can Save, co-founded the All We Can Save
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    Samidoun (Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network)

    Samidoun, also known as the Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network, is an international advocacy group which opposes the detention and prosecution of pro-Palestine activists and militants by the state of Israel. The group also campaigns on behalf of Palestinian activists imprisoned in Western countries, including those arrested for their alleged involvement
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    Aaron Chapin

    Aaron Chapin is the president of the Pennsylvania State Education Association,  the Pennsylvania state teachers union affiliated with the National Education Association (NEA), the largest labor union in the United States. Aaron Chapin became president of the Pennsylvania State Education Association in September 2023 after serving as the teachers
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    Veterans Organizing Institute

    The Veterans Organizing Institute is a left-of-center training organization that provides community organizing and political advocacy training to veterans. The group is a training arm of Common Defense, a left-of-center organization that organizes veterans to support left-of-center political causes. Common Defense formed in 2016 by organizing “Vets Against Trump” protests.
  • Non-profit

    Siegel Family Endowment

    The Siegel Family Endowment is a left-of-center grantmaking foundation that was founded in 2011 by technology entrepreneur David M. Siegel, co-founder of financial services company Two Sigma. The foundation focuses on technology and training programs as well as funding research and development projects connected to various nonprofit organizations. The foundation
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    Public Interest Computer Association (PICA)

    The Public Interest Computer Association (PICA) was a technology-policy advocacy group founded in 1983 by Marc Rotenberg, who later became a leading left-of-center figure on technology privacy and policy issues. 1
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    One Step A La Vez

    One Step A La Vez is a left-of-center community organization that hosts after-school programming and other programs for at-risk youth in Fillmore, California. The group’s programs, in addition to after-school programs, include behavioral health outreach and engagement, violence prevention, and intervention services. The group also conducts advocacy on left-of-center political
  • Non-profit

    Stand With Trans

    Stand With Trans is a left-of-center transgender advocacy and activism group. This organization, founded in 2015 by the mother of a transgender child, 1 provides weblinks and resources to trans youth and their parents,
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    ShareAction

    ShareAction is a U.K.-based pressure group that uses relationships with left-leaning pension funds and other institutional investors to create shareholder activism campaigns that pressure companies around the world into adopting left-of-center environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policies.
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    Persefoni

    Persefoni is a for-profit company that specializes in providing carbon-emissions measurement and reporting software for businesses. It has been noted for having close connections to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), specifically with respect to a rule that the agency proposed in 2022 that would require companies to
  • For-profit

    ALLY Energy

    ALLY Energy (formerly known as Pink Petro) is a for-profit networking, recruitment, and consultancy company founded by activist Katie Mehnert. It is aligned with the Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) investing movement. A former networking project of the company, Lean In Network | Energy, was
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    Muslim Power Building Project (MPBP)

    Muslim Power Building Project (MPBP) is a left-of-center community organizing initiative that creates leadership development programs for Muslims in the United States. It is a fiscally sponsored project of Faith in Action and is a collaborative effort whose partners are LA Voice (the Los Angeles chapter of Faith in
  • Non-profit

    Semilla Project

    The Semilla Project is an anti-capitalist advocacy organization that trains youth and adult program members to advocate for environmentalist policy at the local and state levels. It employs the identity politics concept of “intersectionality” to argue ethnic minority communities should also economically benefit from environmentalist policies.
  • Non-profit

    JobsWork MKE

    JobsWork MKE (formerly the Milwaukee Community Business Collaborative and Milwaukee JobsWork) is a nonprofit organization that seeks to create pathways to employment for those facing barriers to employment. JobsWork MKE aims to help individuals in Milwaukee’s lowest income neighborhoods become self-sufficient through consistent employment.