The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on the fundamental issues of democracy and justice. Our work ranges from voting rights to campaign finance reform, from racial justice in criminal law to Constitutional protection in the fight against terrorism. A singular institution — part think tank, part public interest law firm, part advocacy group — the Brennan Center combines scholarship, legislative and legal advocacy, and communications to win meaningful, measurable change in the public sector.
Indivisible Kirkland is deeply committed to local action. We value a community where where all voices are heard, where hate has no place, where the sick and struggling are supported, where the planet is treated as precious, and where democracy is strong.
We utilize all levels of government to implement this vision – federal, state, and local. Our group is actively engaged with the community: with our elected officials, with other organizations, with sister Indivisible groups, with businesses, and with concerned citizens looking for support.
As the official organization for Laguna Beach Democrats, our club is dedicated to electing and supporting Democrats on the local, state and national levels. While Orange County has historically registered Republican, Democrats are now within mere percentage points of becoming the third largest Democratic county in California.
Born out of the Women’s March in January, 2017, ACE-Naperville is a progressive, grassroots group based in the western suburbs of Chicago. Our main areas of concern include health, education, and welfare; the environment; human rights; federal and state budgets; and campaigns and candidates.
OUR MISSION: Empower thoughtful leaders everywhere to run for office successfully and govern effectively. OUR VISION: A robust American politics rooted in civic engagement and responsive, evidence-based policymaking that enables individual and societal achievement. OUR WORK: We are making the knowledge and skills necessary to run modern political campaigns and an effective, active government accessible to everyone. We are developing online training and guidance on campaign techniques, policy, messaging, and governance, with a state & local focus.
The American Immigrant Society (AIS) wants to humanize, protect, celebrate, empower, promote, and inform over 45 million immigrants, together with their 36 million first generation offspring, comprising 1/4 of the population of our nation. Our primary mission is to spread the undeniable message that immigrants are vital for the moral and economic prosperity of our nation. We do this through transformative 21st century digital means at every turn. Our ambition is to digitally link tens of millions of like-minded Americans who all naturally wish to eliminate prejudice or discrimination against American immigrants.
Elevated Chicago launched in 2017 to present collaborative, community-led solutions to neighborhood displacement and inequities using an underutilized asset: our public transit system. Historically, trains have connected people to places; we believe transit can also can connect people to ideas, innovations and capital, both within and outside of their communities.
Chicago Unheard tells the untold stories of struggle and success in Chicago Public Schools. We are a space for parents, students, teachers and everyone with a stake in improving public schools to share their experiences and weigh in on policy, politics and practice in Chicago’s public schools. We have a particular interest in the stories of Chicago’s neighborhood schools and how they are working to improve outcomes for all kids.
Win Without War is a coalition of national organizations representing broad constituencies that aims to keep America safe and demilitarize our foreign policy. Our coalition believes that international cooperation and enforceable international law provide the greatest security for the United States and the world. Win Without War offers a mainstream, patriotic voice for engaging opinion makers, activating concerned citizens, and communicating effectively to the media.
Positive Women’s Network – USA is a national membership body of women living with HIV and our allies that exists to strengthen the strategic power of all women living with HIV in the United States. Founded in 2008 by 28 diverse women leaders living with HIV, PWN-USA develops a leadership pipeline and policy agenda that applies a gender lens to the domestic HIV epidemic grounded in social justice and human rights.
Purple Patriot provides you with an easy way to stay informed and active with the issues impacting your community and government. It is the single place where you can learn about the issues, engage in conversation on Facebook and Twitter, call your representative and locate their next town hall meeting, or other gatherings near you. It is Easy to get started and Simple to stay involved, even with a busy schedule.
Poll Town is a public opinion marketplace where you can discover what people are thinking. Our mission is to invigorate democracy by giving citizens a voice on important issues. By making it simple and fast for people to participate, we open up a whole new level of collaboration and civic action. The first version of our platform was launched in 2013 as Townhall Social, a Facebook app with a single-question survey that could be easily shared across social media. Our focus has always been to solve the problem of low participation in government outreach. Over the following years we helped over 80 government and community organizations in North America, Africa, Asia, and Australasia reach and engage people in decisions that impact them.
Since 1983, we have been the only national organization dedicated solely to improving the health and wellness of our nation’s 21 million. Black women and girls – physically, emotionally and financially.
Black & Pink is an open family of LGBTQ prisoners and “free world” allies who support each other. Our work toward the abolition of the prison industrial complex is rooted in the experience of currently and formerly incarcerated people. We are outraged by the specific violence of the prison industrial complex against LGBTQ people, and respond through advocacy, education, direct service, and organizing.