An Of-Faith aliance combating the violent crisis in our Nation in which the poor and communities of color are disproportionately impacted. People of color are lost to gun violence and incarceration and their plan is to stop this by ensuring that sheriffs, prosecutors, police chiefs, mayors, city council members and county commissioners are held accountable as allies, not obstacles, to reform.
Democracy Spring is a decentralized network of autonomous local teams, supported by a National Support Center (NSC), which maintains national infrastructure, provides trainings and resources to local teams, and drives national campaigns. They focus on the problems of Voter Suppression, Big Money in Politics, and overturning Citizens United.
Let America Vote
Let America Vote is a hub for action to make voting an easier, more accessable part of American Democracy. Through online and grassroots organizing, an aggressive earned media strategy, and advertising, LAV plans to be a big part of local and national elections.
Rising Organizers works for a stronger, more effective progressive movement. We seek to strengthen the progressive cause by teaching sustainable organizing strategy and skills, and developing new leaders in the progressive left. Our goal is to expand the power, potential, and people who are committed to and have the skills necessary to do this work. We provide mentorship, training, and strategy consulting work to other new and developing organizers and groups. We also run an intensive 8-week fellowship program to train new activists to become skilled organizers.
Concerned about where things are heading? You’re not alone. Join others who care about what’s happening to democracy, human rights, social justice, equality, sustainability, and other issues in your area. It’s ok if you’ve never been to a protest, march, or town hall - start here. You really can make a difference.
It Starts Today
It Starts Today is an independent initiative through which grassroots donors can fund every Democratic nominee for the House and Senate. We don’t play favorites or write anyone off, and your money goes directly to the nominee in every race in every district in every state.
Ragtag's team of tech volunteers helps activists, organizers, non-profits, and candidates break down tech barriers to achieving their organizing goals. Ragtag helps folks with a background in tech find high-quality, engaging opportunities to use their tech skills to make a difference and create positive progressive change.
The 1.2 million member activists of NARAL Pro-Choice America fight for reproductive freedom for every person in every state. Each day, they organize and mobilize to protect that freedom by fighting for access to abortion care, birth control, paid parental leave and protections from pregnancy discrimination.
The Arena makes democracy accessible for thousands of these newcomers. The Arena, a section 501(c)(4) social welfare organization, is building communities that activate the next generation of civic leaders with quarterly summits, where the goal is to inspire and train civic leaders while also building regional communities of mutual support.
Woman’s National Democratic Club
The Woman’s National Democratic Club (WNDC) is the meeting place for Democrats, Independents, and Progressives in the nation’s capital. We serve as a forum for writers, scholars, and Democratic and progressive leaders, and we engage our members and guests—women and men—in discussions and advocacy for public policy that advances our nation’s democratic values.
Strong Economy for All
The Strong Economy for All Coalition fights for fair taxes and fair budgets, more jobs and better wages, investments in education and higher education for our future, a strong safety net and public financing of elections. We are made up of some of New York’s most engaged and effective unions and community organizations.
Solidarity Sundays is a nationwide network of over 100 feminist activist groups focused on taking action to resist the current (un)american administration—as well as the systemic inequities that existed long before nov 8, 2016. The focus is down-ballot, on critical state races where Democratic control hangs in the balance.
Rise Stronger captures the political energy of Americans, sustains it, and focuses it towards action that will ensure that the government and its leaders are accountable to its citizens, transparent in their actions and policies, and guided solely by the interests and values of the American people.
Action Together Network
Action Together Network (ATN) connects leaders with one another and provides them with support services. ATN acts as a bridge between leaders, existing organizations, cutting-edge tools, up-to-date calls to action, and breaking movement news. ATN members troubleshoot together, share best practices, amplify each other's’ efforts, and collaborate on projects. At its core, ATN is part of the connective tissue designed to bring together people from across the movement in productive and mutually-supportive ways.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Our mission is to advance civil and human rights for Asian Americans and to build and promote a fair and equitable society for all. Asian Americans Advancing Justice is an affiliation of five organizations that work together to provide programs and services to the AAPI community nationwide.
Working Families Party
Working Families is building progressive power to renew the American Dream. Working families run aggressive campaigns to raise standards for working families; they are electing the next generation of progressive leaders; they organize and assemble to spread the word creating the largest impact possible.
Swing Districts are places where the winner of the last House of Representatives election was determined by a thin margin. Swing Left helps you find and commit to supporting progressives in your closest Swing District so that you can help ensure we take back the House in 2018.
Rhize coaches movements, trains organizations and connects everyone to a global ecosystem of movement support. Rhize belives that people-powered movements unite and activate diverse communities and build more inclusive, democratic societies unlike any other vehicle for change.
Center for Popular Democracy
The Center for Popular Democracy works to create equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy in partnership with high-impact base-building organizations, organizing alliances, and progressive unions. CPD strengthens our collective capacity to envision and win an innovative pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice agenda.
Resistance School @ Berkeley
Resistance School @ Berkeley is a free online training program that puts practical tools in the hands of organizers, activists, and everyday people working to promote fairness, equity, and inclusivity in their communities. Launched this fall, Resistance School @ Berkeley is the first partner institution of Resistance School, which a group of Harvard Kennedy School students founded in spring 2017 to meet a growing demand for organizing training and skills. Together, Resistance School and Resistance School @ Berkeley seek to support organizing efforts across a range of skill and experience levels.
159 Georgia Together
We are a group of committed individuals primarily based in Georgia. We have members in almost every one of Georgia’s 159 counties and supporters throughout the country. We met one another initially through a private offshoot from Pantsuit Nation on Nov. 5, 2016. Post-election, the collective desire for change in, and protection of, our humanity has created a growing and interconnected network of members. Together, we are working virtually and in person to bring change to Georgia, one county at a time.
Fight for 15
Fight for $15 is a strike-support website that provides the tools needed to execute a strike for higher, livable wages most notably seen in multi-billion dollar mega corporations in Fast food and Department stores. They are fighting for a Nationwide minimum wage of $15 per hour which would strengthen the economy and decrease crime rates.
Presente’s mission is to advance Latinx power and create winning campaigns that amplify Latinx voices; expand the political imagination and traditional boundaries; and foster inspiration for freedom, equity, and justice. Presente is the largest national Latinx online organization advancing social justice with technology, media, and culture.
Greenpeace has been peacefully defending the planet since 1971. By bringing together activists, supporters and people everywhere, Greenpeace has played a pivotal role in huge wins for the environment. The threat of global warming, destruction of ancient forests, deterioration of our oceans, and the threat of a nuclear disaster loom large and Greenpeace is actively working to address these and other threats.
Launched in 1998, MoveOn pioneered online organizing and advocacy techniques that have become standard in politics, nonprofits, and industry in the U.S. and worldwide. They combine rapid-response political campaigning with deep strategic analysis, rigorous data science and testing, and a culture of grassroots member listening and participation that allows us to consistently and quickly identify opportunities for progressive change–and mobilize millions of members to seize them.
Action for a Better Tomorrow
Determined to make a difference, not just through action but through better action. Action takes a different approach to civic engagement: through our vetted, meticulously-researched actions and our trainings and seminars, we empower our members to be more informed, prepared and ready to create a better world for future generations.
Flippable works in building a government for the people by focusing on the states, where the rules of our country’s democracy are written. First, by using data to locate the most important state elections, then they inspire their community to support progressive candidates who are running for the people's needs. More state strength means a higher impact on the next big election.
Center for American Progress
The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan policy institute that is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans, through bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action. Our aim is not just to change the conversation, but to change the country.
Calling members of Congress is the most effective way to have your voice heard. Calls are tallied by staffers and the count is given to your representatives, informing them how strongly their constituents feel about a current issue. The sooner your reach out, the more likely it is that your voice will influence their position.
League of Conservation Voters
The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) works to turn environmental values into national, state and local priorities. LCV, in collaboration with our state LCV partners, advocates for sound environmental laws and policies, holds elected officials accountable for their votes and actions, and elects pro-environment candidates who will champion our priority issues.
NRDC works to safeguard the earth—its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends. NRDC experts use data and science to unearth the root causes of the problems that confront us. We use that information to blueprint transformative solutions, and we mobilize the support of partners, members, and activists to advocate for laws and policies that will protect our environment far into the future.
Democracy In Color
Democracy in Color is an organization focused on race, politics and empowering the New American Majority—multiracial, multicultural, and progressive—through media, public conversations, research and analysis on race and politics. They do this by Campaign, Podcast, and Newsletters.
Planned Parenthood believes in the fundamental right of each individual, throughout the world, to manage his or her fertility, regardless of the individual's income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. They do this by providing comprehensive reproductive and complementary health care services in settings which preserve and protect the essential privacy and rights of each individual.
MobilizeAmerica is a platform that connects individuals, grassroots groups, and national progressive organizations with the most impactful volunteer-led electoral actions to elect Democrats. Our mobile app and event scheduling platform allow anyone to find high impact campaign events near them, and allows hard working candidates to know help is coming.
Resistance Dashboard is a visual advocacy platform that serves to bring focus to the fights ahead. It seeks to become a comprehensive clearinghouse for information about which policies and institutions are under what degree of attack. We aim to bring together in one well-designed dashboard the leading organizations and entrepreneurs in the fight, along with the many new technological tools, calls to action, suggestions for donations, and events that are taking place through this surge in political innovation. Our platform aims to help those who want to resist find ways to be more informed and more effective.
James Lawson Institute
The James Lawson Institute draws lessons from past and present civil resistance movements around the world. The Instituite emphasizes a strategic perspective and empirical approach to building movements and nonviolent conflict to enduce change.
For Our Future Fund
We are a people-driven organization committed to serving progressive values and causes that are larger than ourselves. And by working with local leaders and organizations, we will create permanent and lasting change all around us. Our mission is to mobilize and empower people and community-based organizations to drive real change and advance our shared agenda – this is community organizing to win!
Engage Progress wants to strengthen democracy by training people to effectively use digital tools. Post-election we saw many pledge for the first time to be more involved and take action to advance progressive causes. EngageProgress is a way to match remote volunteers with progressive groups, causes, and candidates to build a movement of engagement between election cycles.
DemocracyLab is building a hub for online civic participation. Their vision is to create a dynamic database of civic tech tools and resources with distinct views for citizens, volunteers, leaders and donors. It will create an efficient marketplace to allocate eyeballs and funding in the growing civic tech sector.
This conference is for anyone that wants to reshape the future of politics in America. Reguardless of background, all with a desire to build a new democracy can join. This is past calling reps and resistance--this is going to directly bridge people into teams solving critical problems based on your skill set, so they can work alongside leaders as a leader to make the change we need.
Pennsylvania Women's March
Marching In support of the advocacy and resistance movements that reflect our multiple and intersecting identities. This march is the first step towards unifying our communities, grounded in new relationships, to create change from the grassroots level up. The goal is for women to have parity and equity at all levels of leadership in society by working peacefully while recognizing there is no true peace without justice and equity for all.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta’s mission is to protect and promote the civil rights of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in Georgia and the Southeast through policy advocacy, legal services, civic engagement, and leadership development. Our vision is a social movement where individuals are fully empowered, active in civic life, and working together to promote equity and fair treatment for all.
National Council of Jewish Women
The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.
Democracy Engine is a flexible, completely self-contained donation processor that channels funds between donors and causes of any size. With a suite of simple and effective online tools, we provide a solution for anyone who donates, manages, tracks, raises, or receives financial contributions on behalf of candidates, organizations, committees, or causes.
Western Organizing Workshop
W.O.W. provides practical skills, direction, and inspiration for those new to the work of organizing. Our workshops provide transformative experiences that connect community members through their values, then equip them with the tools and knowledge needed to build and leverage power.
Forward Wyoming was launched with the goal of reinvigorating the political culture and fostering a more representative, responsive government. Without talented people who know how to effect real change, Forward Wyoming started the Grassroots Institute to give young people the skills necessary for transforming the system.