Search results for ‘participant’

  • Non-profit

    Taproot Foundation

    The Taproot Foundation is a nonprofit organization that connects nonprofits and “social change organizations” with volunteers who provide such organizations with marketing, strategy, human resources, and information technology services. The organization was founded in 2001 and has made significant commitments to left-of-center ideologies and organizations in relation to racial issues
  • Non-profit

    Dev Color

    Dev Color (stylized as /dev/color) is a career network and accelerator for Black software engineers, 1 technologists, entrepreneurs,
  • Other Group

    Just Economy Institute (JEI)

    The Just Economy Institute (JEI) is an advocacy group which pushes for wealth and resource redistribution towards left-of-center political, social, and environmental causes through both government policies and private-sector initiatives. The JEI describes itself as a collective of “financial activists” working to change to “purpose of wealth” in American society,
  • Other Group

    Social Watch

    Social Watch is an international network of activist groups which promotes left-wing wealth redistribution programs and cultural values. Founded in 1995, the network describes itself as holding national governments, non-government organizations (NGOs), and the United Nations (UN) accountable for making progress towards implementing its preferred economic and societal principles,
  • Non-profit

    National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (NICJR)

    The National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (NICJR) is a left-of-center California-based policy and research organization that advocates for policies it believes will reduce gun violence and increase leniency in the criminal justice system . Founded in 2017, NICJR is a member of the African American-led Coalition to Advance Public Safety,
  • Non-profit

    Clean Up the River Environment (CURE)

    Clean Up the River Environment (CURE) is a left-of-center environmentalist advocacy group that works to influence energy policies and the political climate in rural Minnesota. CURE’s “Equity Statement” says that it works to alter systems that drive problems with both the environment and society, and that “CURE must practice equity,
  • Other Group

    Third Act Initiative

    Third Act Initiative (Third Act) is a left-of-center advocacy group that organizes elderly volunteers to protest and campaign for environmentalist policies as well as eliminating election integrity laws. It supports a total transition to environmentalist energy and has organized campaigns that allege voter identification laws only exist to prevent an
  • Person

    Hamid Khan

    Hamid Khan is the founder of the left-of-center Stop LAPD Spying Coalition, the organization that publishes the Watch the Watchers database which provides Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers’ headshots, names, hire dates, ranks, and ethnicities to the public.
  • Non-profit

    University of Orange

    University of Orange is a far-left nonprofit organization based in Orange, New Jersey, that advocates for the restoration of cities. It classifies its political views as “restoration urbanism” and states that it aims to “cultivate a just and equitable city.”
  • Non-profit

    National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE)

    National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) is a left-of-center association that focuses its efforts on the concept of “media literacy.” 1
  • Other Group

    Election Verification Network (EVN)

    The Election Verification Network (EVN) is a network of election officials and experts who meet annually to discuss election policies and reforms. Although the EVN claims to be nonpartisan, many of its members work at left-of-center advocacy groups, and its funding comes from similar groups. Membership As of March 2023,
  • Other Group

    Be Internet Citizens

    Be Internet Citizens is a program designed to shape online behavior that is designed for children aged 13 to 15 that was founded in partnership with the London-based Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) and American technology company Google.
  • Other Group

    Online Civil Courage Initiative

    Online Civil Courage Initiative is a Facebook-founded European initiative challenging what the organizers call hate speech and extremism online. The OCCI was founded in Berlin, Germany, by social media company Facebook and is being led by the London-based Institute for Strategic Dialogue.
  • Movement

    Occupy Los Angeles

    Occupy Los Angeles was a protest movement that emerged as a local manifestation of Occupy Wall Street, a left-of-center anti-capitalist movement that began in 2011. It formed as a camp around Los Angeles City Hall on October 1, 2011 to advocate general left-wing and anti-capitalist sentiments. Police eventually dispersed
  • Other Group

    Gender Justice LA

    Gender Justice L.A. (GJLA) is a transgender advocacy and community support group active in the greater Los Angeles area. In 2022, GJLA served 24,000 individuals with in-person and online sessions, and hosted over 60 events. That year, the organization had eight employees.
  • Non-profit

    Southern Gas Association (SGA)

    Southern Gas Association (SGA) is a national trade association that represents companies within the natural gas industry with a focus on operations in the southern United States. The association describes itself as the only natural gas industry association that represents all segments of the industry.
  • Non-profit

    Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice (WFVJ)

    Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice (WFVJ) is a left-of-center interfaith policy advocacy organization with a focus on LGBT, “economic justice,” and immigration issues. Based in Madison, Wisconsin, this organization was founded in 2011 and is led by Bonnie Margulis, a rabbi who has ties to Planned Parenthood. She is
  • Other Group

    Reclaim Our Democracy

    Reclaim Our Democracy is a social action group at First Parish, a Unitarian Universalist church in Concord, Massachusetts. It is part of the Unitarian Universalist Association which supports left-of-center social action.
  • For-profit

    Change Research

    Change Research is a research firm which conducts polls and forms digital strategies for the benefit of organizations and political campaigns. It only works with entities that share its “vision for a more humane, scientific, and just world”; in practice, these include left-of-center institutions and Democratic political committees.
  • Other Group

    ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge (ALL IN)

    ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge (ALL IN) is an initiative of Civic Nation to encourage college and university students to participate in elections through a national voting competition. ALL IN provides resources and training on writing a get-out-the-vote plan and taking action to increase voting rates on campuses. ALL