Search results for ‘texas public policy foundation’

  • Labor Union

    American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

    The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is the second-largest teachers’ union in the United States. The union represents roughly 1.5 million members, most of whom work in teaching and education-related jobs as well as nursing.
  • Non-profit

    Tides Center

    For more information, see Tides Nexus The Tides Center is a left-of-center nonprofit created to manage the fiscal sponsorship services of its “sister” organization, the Tides Foundation. Both groups are part of the Tides Nexus of pass-through and fiscal sponsorship nonprofits based in San Francisco, California.
  • Non-profit

    Sixteen Thirty Fund (1630 Fund)

    The Sixteen Thirty Fund (sometimes styled “1630 Fund”) is a left-of-center lobbying and advocacy organization founded in 2008. 1 Sixteen Thirty Fund often operates alongside its charitable “sister” nonprofit New Venture Fund, which
  • Labor Union

    Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

    The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is one of America’s largest, most controversial, and most politically involved labor unions. The SEIU, which represents building services employees, nurses, other healthcare workers, and public employees, is noted for its close ties to the broader left-of-center movement, perhaps most notably the controversial now-defunct
  • Non-profit

    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

    Also see Natural Resources Defense Council Action Fund (nonprofit) Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is one of the nation’s largest environmentalist groups. The group has more than $180 million in assets to fund its programs and has been accused of “using baseless scare campaigns to drum up press and
  • Labor Union

    National Education Association (NEA)

    The National Education Association (NEA) is America’s largest labor union representing nearly three million employees, principally teachers. With affiliates in every state across 14,000 communities 1, NEA represents teachers, education support professionals, retired teachers, education faculty and
  • Non-profit

    League of Conservation Voters (LCV)

    The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) is a 501(c)(4) organization that promotes candidates supporting the environmentalist agenda. The group has been accused of being a “dark money heavyweight” by the left-leaning Center for Public Integrity.
  • Person

    George Soros

    George Soros is a Hungarian-born American investor, author, left-of-center political donor, and philanthropist. Outside of his political giving and advocacy, he is best known for a set of currency trades that earned him the moniker “the man who broke the Bank of England.”
  • Non-profit

    Center for Popular Democracy (CPD)

    The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) is a left-of-center 501(c)(3) organization involved in voter mobilization and policy development. The center’s stated mission is “to create equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy in partnership with high-impact base-building organizations, organizing alliances, and progressive unions.” CPD has opposed the use of zero carbon
  • Non-profit

    Center for American Progress (CAP)

    The Center for American Progress (CAP) is a liberal Washington, D.C.-based think tank with strong ties to the Democratic Party establishment created in 2003 as the left-of-center alternative to the right-leaning Heritage Foundation. Since its founding, the organization has exerted significant influence within the American political left. The organization