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Links 1: Organizations & More

This list includes Democratic-affiliated organizations, government entities, organizations focused on key topics and issues, news organizations, and nonpartisan, independent entities. It is provided as a convenient resource.


National Organizations

Act Blue

As a nonprofit, we’re driven by the belief that our democracy works better when more people participate in civic life and when our campaigns and nonprofits are powered by the people they serve. That’s why we’ve built a powerful online fundraising platform for Democratic candidates up and down the ballot, progressive organizations, and nonprofits. Our platform is available to Democratic candidates and committees, progressive organizations, and nonprofits that share our values for no cost besides a 3.95% processing fee on donations.
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Activate America

Activate America is an independent expenditure organization focused on electing Democrats to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives… Activate America coordinates with local, statewide, and national organizations to mobilize volunteers where they can do the most good. We provide postcarding, phone banking, texting,canvassing and Instagram direct messenger, programs to reach voters and help us hold seats we narrowly won and flip seats we narrowly lost… Individuals can sign up to stay informed about campaign developments and be the first to know when we announce new actions, or join us for actions available now.
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The African American Policy Forum (AAPF)

Founded in 1996, The African American Policy Forum (AAPF) is an innovative think tank that connects academics, activists and policy-makers to promote efforts to dismantle structural inequality. We utilize new ideas and innovative perspectives to transform public discourse and policy. We promote frameworks and strategies that address a vision of racial justice that embraces the intersections of race, gender, class, and the array of barriers that disempower those who are marginalized in society. AAPF is dedicated to advancing and expanding racial justice, gender equality, and the indivisibility of all human rights, both in the U.S. and internationally.
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All Voting is Local

The freedom to vote is at the heart of our democracy. All Voting is Local exists to expose and dismantle threats to voter freedom. Even though major elections happen only every two to four years, state and local officials consider and make decisions surrounding our ability to vote year-round. These constant threats to voting access and freedoms require immediate action.

Instead of letting state and local officials strip away—unchecked—our ability to vote, every day we rise in our power to be proactive, not reactive. Our work is nonpartisan and focuses on three areas to ensure that the right to vote belongs to us all: registration and voting, growing grassroots power, and vote count and certification.
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Alliance for Justice (AFJ)

Alliance for Justice is a national association of more than 150 organizations, representing a broad array of groups committed to progressive values and the creation of an equitable, just, and free society. Since 1979, AFJ has been the leader in advocating for a fair and independent justice system, preserving access to the courts, and empowering others to stand up and fight for their causes.
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American Bridge 21st Century

American Bridge 21st Century, the largest research, tracking, and rapid response operation in the Democratic Party, is focused on holding Republicans accountable and helping deliver Democratic victories. American Bridge 21st Century not only brings to light what Republicans are saying behind closed doors, but also runs large-scale paid media programs that center storytellers and utilize a data-driven approach to achieve the greatest impact.
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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

The ACLU dares to create a more perfect union — beyond one person, party, or side. Our mission is to realize this promise of the United States Constitution for all and expand the reach of its guarantees.
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ACLU Massachusetts

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Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Americans United for Separation of Church and State is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit educational and advocacy organization that brings together people of all religions and none to protect the right of everyone to believe as they want — and stop anyone from using their beliefs to harm others. We fight in the courts, legislatures, and the public square for freedom without favor and equality without exception. Americans United (AU) is the only organization dedicated solely to defending the separation of church and state. We are the shield protecting the foundational American principle of freedom of religion — including the right to believe or not believe — for all.
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Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

ADL is the leading anti-hate organization in the world. Founded in 1913, its timeless mission is “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” Today, ADL continues to fight all forms of antisemitism and bias, using innovation and partnerships to drive impact. A global leader in combating antisemitism, countering extremism and battling bigotry wherever and whenever it happens, ADL works to protect democracy and ensure a just and inclusive society for all.
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ADL New England

The New England Regional Office is based in Boston. Web site


Ballotpedia is the digital encyclopedia of American politics, and the nation’s premier resource for unbiased information on elections, politics and policy. We provide our readers curated content on all levels of U.S. politics that is relevant, reliable, and available for all. We are firmly committed to neutrality in all our content. As a nonprofit, our mission is to educate. We're here for you when: You need the latest political news and analysis from a reliable, nonpartisan source; You're making decisions about how you'll vote in an election. Ballotpedia is a 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit organization and is not affiliated with any campaigns or candidates for office.
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Black-Owned Businesses in the U.S.

Support Black-Owned Businesses: 450+ Places to Start Online

While the economic challenges of the last few years have tested organizations of all stripes, Black-owned businesses closed their doors at twice the rate of other businesses during the pandemic. Studies show that less access to the financial system and lack of family wealth to draw from—both key avenues of financial security during economic slowdowns—are partly to blame.

Consumer spending habits are another major challenge for Black-owned businesses, which can struggle to scale up because of a misperception that their target market is a narrow demographic. Minority-owned businesses, however, are often marketing to broader audiences who never consider them. In order to contribute to the advancement of Black-owned enterprises in the United States, UK, Ireland, and the Netherlands, I have assembled an extensive roster of more than 450 Black-owned businesses spanning various sectors. Please take a moment to explore the list provided!
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Brennan Center for Justice

The Brennan Center is a nonpartisan law and policy institute, striving to uphold the values of democracy. Issues we address include ensuring every American can vote, defending our elections, gerrymandering and fair representation, reforming money in politics, strengthening our courts, ending mass incarceration, protecting liberty and security, bolstering checks and balances, and advancing constitutional change.
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Center for American Progress (CAP)

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.

As progressives, we believe America should be a land of boundless opportunity, where people can climb the ladder of economic mobility. We believe we owe it to future generations to protect the planet and promote peace and shared global prosperity. And we believe an effective government can earn the trust of the American people, champion the common good over narrow self-interest, and harness the strength of our diversity.
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The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD)

The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) is a nationally recognized watchdog that leads in-depth, award-winning investigations into the corruption that undermines our democracy, environment, and economic prosperity. CMD’s investigations, public information requests, and lawsuits have ignited national conversations on money in politics and the distortion of U.S. law and democracy — at every level of government and in every region of the country. We believe in the public’s right to know how government operates and how corporations influence our democracy — and the true motivations for their actions. When necessary, CMD litigates to defend that right and ensure those in power follow the law.

CMD puts a spotlight on hidden and unreported activities, forcing those trying to maneuver around the edges of laws and ethics out of the shadows. Our original research digs deeper than the 24-hour news cycle to answer and understand why and how special interests and dark money are reshaping American politics and elections. Our team focuses on documenting the facts and revealing the effects on communities and people in areas ranging from climate change and education to workplace standards and freedom of speech.
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Other CMD Web sites: SourceWatch | ALECexposed | Insurection Exposed

Center for Election Innovation and Research (CEIR)

CEIR’s mission is to restore trust in the American election system and promote election procedures that encourage participation and ensure election integrity and security... CEIR works directly with both Republican and Democratic Secretaries of State and other election officials in states all over the country…. We help states maintain accurate and complete voter lists so that every eligible voter who wants to participate has an accurate record on the voter list, enabling them to avoid problems… As a trusted, independent resource for elections officials around the country, CEIR regularly receives requests from state governments and elections officials in both red and blue states to help ensure their rules are set in advance, their systems are secure, and their voters know about the positive changes taking place.
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Citizens For Responsibility & Ethics in Washington (CREW)

Using bold legal actions and in-depth investigations, CREW targets government officials who sacrifice the common good to special interests and personal gain.
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Common Cause

Since 1970, Common Cause has been working to hold power accountable through lobbying, litigation, and grassroots organizing. Our non-partisan, pro-democracy work has helped pass hundreds of reforms at the federal, state, and local levels. Our more than 1 million members and more than 30 state organizations around the country work to strengthen our democracy by empowering the voices of everyday Americans in government.
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Common Cause Massachusetts

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Demand Justice

Demand Justice is working to restore balance to the courts by reforming the Supreme Court, expanding the circuit and district courts, and championing new judges with experience as public defenders, civil rights lawyers, legal aid lawyers, and labor lawyers who represent working people.
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Democratic Governors Association (DGA)

The Democratic Governors Association (DGA) is an independent voluntary political organization organized to support Democratic governors and candidates across the nation. As the only organization dedicated to electing Democratic governors and candidates, the DGA participates at all levels of campaigns, from providing resources to fund operations to helping articulate and deliver their messages. The DGA also helps governors lead their states. We serve as a clearinghouse of best practices to help governors and their staff share their policy successes and learn from each other.
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Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC)

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is the only committee solely dedicated to electing a Democratic Senate. From organizing to fundraising to candidate recruitment, the DSCC works around-the-clock to re-elect Democratic senators and send new leaders to Washington who will move our country forward.
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Democracy 21

Democracy 21 is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to making democracy work for all Americans. Democracy 21, and its education arm, Democracy 21 Education Fund, work to eliminate the undue influence of big money in American politics, prevent government corruption, empower citizens in the political process and ensure the integrity and fairness of government decisions and elections. The organization promotes campaign finance reform and other related political reforms to accomplish these goals.
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Democracy Docket

Democracy Docket is the leading progressive media platform dedicated to providing information, opinion, and analysis about voting rights and more. Democracy Docket is committed to helping people everywhere better understand the greatest challenges facing our democracy and what can be done to solve them.
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Electronic Privacy Information Center

Our mission is to secure the fundamental right to privacy in the digital age for all people through advocacy, research, and litigation. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit research and advocacy center. We have no clients, no customers, and no shareholders. We need your support.

All people deserve protection from abusive data practices like mass surveillance, browser tracking, demographic profiling, and data discrimination. Protecting privacy means preserving our digital autonomy, individual freedom, and democratic values. Technology can enrich our lives and enable new possibilities for the future. But these systems can also threaten our fundamental values. That is why EPIC advocates for meaningful oversight of data collection and processing systems to ensure that users are protected from abuse, exploitation, discrimination, and invasive surveillance.
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EveryLibrary is the first and only national organization dedicated to building voter support for libraries. We are chartered “to promote public, school, and college libraries, including by advocating in support of public funding for libraries and building public awareness of public funding initiatives”. Our primary work is to support local public libraries when they have a referendum or measure on the ballot, to support school librarians in crisis through our initiative, and to build a national network of Americans who will take action to create a better future for library funding at all levels of government. In each campaign, EveryLibrary engages with the local library community to determine our best type of involvement.
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Fair Count

Founded in 2019 by Stacey Abrams and anchored in Georgia, Fair Count works to build long-term power in communities that have been historically undercounted in the decennial census, underrepresented at the polls, and whose communities are often torn apart in redistricting.
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Fair Fight Action

We promote fair elections around the country, encourage voter participation in elections, and educate voters about elections and their voting rights. Fair Fight Action brings awareness to the public on election reform, advocates for election reform at all levels, and engages in other voter education programs and communications.
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Field Team 6

Register Democrats.Save the World.To win in 2024, we will reach out to millions of unregistered likely Democrats using our one-of-a-kind database and every outreach method possible (phone and text, postcard, email and targeted ad, and in-person too), where new Democratic voters will make the most impact – in the most flippable states and districts.

Armed with, the only custom-built app just for registering Democrats, we track down every good-hearted eligible voter we can, and get them on the voter rolls where they belong. And sign them up to vote from home!

JOIN! We’ve helped register almost 2.9 million Democratic voters, the vast majority in swing states... and now we need to do it again. Sign up for an event today, and help save the world!
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Free Speech For People

Free Speech For People, a national non-profit non-partisan organization, is a catalyzing leader in the country challenging big money in politics, confronting corruption in government, fighting for free and fair elections, and advancing a new jurisprudence grounded in the promises of political equality and democratic self-government…Since our founding in January 2010, on the day of the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC, we have launched innovative and groundbreaking legal actions to ensure people can participate equally and meaningfully in our democracy; advocated for model legislation to defend our core democratic principles and our Constitution… and engaged in public education and organizing in communities across the country to reclaim our democracy for we, the people.
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Freedom of the Press Foundation

Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that protects, defends, and empowers public-interest journalism in the 21st century.

The organization works to preserve and strengthen First and Fourth Amendment rights guaranteed to the press through a variety of avenues, including the development of encryption tools, documentation of attacks on the press, training newsrooms on digital security practices, and advocating for the public’s right to know.

Freedom of the Press Foundation aims to protect and promote the basic human right of freedom of the press, both in the United States, and abroad, in a world where surveillance, censorship, and manipulation are becoming more sophisticated and more pervasive. Public interest journalism — the kind of journalism that holds power accountable and defends human rights — is under threat everywhere.
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Freedom to Read Foundation

The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) is a non-profit legal and educational organization affiliated with the American Library Association. FTRF protects and defends the First Amendment to the Constitution and supports the right of libraries to collect — and individuals to access — information.

The Freedom to Read Foundation was incorporated in November of 1969. Its charter lists four purposes:

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Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch investigates and reports on abuses happening in all corners of the world. We are roughly 550 plus people of 70-plus nationalities who are country experts, lawyers, journalists, and others who work to protect the most at risk, from vulnerable minorities and civilians in wartime, to refugees and children in need. We direct our advocacy towards governments, armed groups and businesses, pushing them to change or enforce their laws, policies and practices. To ensure our independence, we refuse government funding and carefully review all donations to ensure that they are consistent with our policies, mission, and values. We partner with organizations large and small across the globe to protect embattled activists and to help hold abusers to account and bring justice to victims.
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We’re a grassroots movement of thousands of local Indivisible groups with a mission to elect progressive leaders, rebuild our democracy, and defeat the Trump agenda.
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Just Security

Just Security is an online forum for the rigorous analysis of security, democracy, foreign policy, and rights. Founded in 2013, we aim to promote principled and pragmatic solutions to problems confronting decision-makers in the United States and abroad. Our expert authors are individuals with significant government experience, academics, civil society practitioners, individuals directly affected by national security policies, and other leading voices. Our Board of Editors includes a broad range of leading experts on domestic and international law and policy.
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The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 230 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. Through advocacy and outreach to targeted constituencies, The Leadership Conference works toward the goal of a more open and just society — an America as good as its ideals. It was founded in 1950 and has coordinated national lobbying efforts on behalf of every major civil rights law since 1957.

The Leadership created the podcast, Pod for the Cause, for those of you wanting to effect change, who understand the importance of restoring our democracy and want to engage in deep conversation around the issues,
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League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization working to protect and expand voting rights and ensure everyone is represented in our democracy. We empower voters and defend democracy through advocacy, education, and litigation, at the local, state, and national levels.
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LWV of the North Shore

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Legal Defense Fund (LDF)

The Legal Defense Fund (LDF) is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Using the power of law, narrative, research, and people, we defend and advance the full dignity and citizenship of Black people in America.
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Let America Vote

Extreme voter suppression laws that disproportionately impact people based on their race or ethnicity, gender, age, or income are popping up all over the country at an alarming pace. If we don’t fight back, more and more Americans will become disenfranchised and lose their voice in our democracy.

Over the past decade, momentum on voting rights has gone dangerously in the wrong direction. We started Let America Vote to fight back against proposals across the country that make it harder for eligible voters to exercise their constitutional right to cast a ballot.
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Media Matter for America

Media Matters for America is a web-based, not-for-profit, 501 (c)(3) progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.
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Movement Voter Project

MVP works to strengthen progressive power at all levels of government by helping donors—big and small—support the best and most promising local community-based organizations in key states, with a focus on youth and communities of color. We support hundreds of incredible organizations that both turn out unlikely voters and organize communities to grow their power and create transformation, from policy to the streets. We believe that supporting local movement vote groups is the most effective and most cost-effective strategy to transform our country.
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MoveOn members are a force for social justice and political progress. We come from all 50 states and all walks of life. Our rapid-response organizing and campaigning, communications interventions, digital innovation, rigorous data science and testing, and culture of grassroots participation have repeatedly combined to produce real-world impact, changing outcomes and making our country better. MoveOn members have been at the forefront of the resistance as Trump and his Republican Party tried to take away health care from tens of millions, cut taxes for corporations and billionaires, separated immigrant families and caged children, given polluters free rein, attacked women, people of color, Muslims, immigrants, LGBTQ Americans, working families, and other communities, and made war more likely. Through mass mobilizations, rapid-response actions, phone calls and emails to Congress, digital activism, and other strategic interventions, we have limited the harm done by Trump.
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We are the home of grassroots activism for civil rights and social justice. We advocate, agitate, and litigate for the civil rights due to Black America. In our cities, schools, companies, and courtrooms, we are the legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois, Ida B. Wells, Thurgood Marshall, and many other giants.

The NAACP network of activists is strong. We're in community meetings and boardrooms, college campuses and statehouses, advocating with you and for you. We're also on Capitol Hill making sure federal policies reflect the diverse voices they impact. There's a place for everyone. Work through your region or state conference to join the fight.
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NAACP Boston Branch

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National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC)

The National Democratic Redistricting Committee, chaired by the 82nd Attorney General of the United States, Eric H. Holder, Jr., is the first-ever strategic hub for a comprehensive redistricting strategy. Together, we will rebuild a democracy where voters pick their politicians—not the other way around.
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All On The Line

All On The Line is a national campaign to restore fairness to our democracy and ensure every American has an equal say in our government… The All On The Line campaign is fighting against gerrymandering and pushing for fair maps in redistricting.
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National Security Leaders for America (NSL4A)

We are a 501(c)(4) bipartisan organization made up of individuals who served in a variety of senior leadership positions that include all six military branches, elected federal and state offices, and various government departments and agencies. We dedicate ourselves to supporting individuals of the highest integrity willing to serve in positions of government trust and to promoting public education about our democracy and the institutions upon which it depends.

NSL4A evolved from National Security Leaders for Biden (NSL4B), which stood up during the 2020 elections to enable its members to advocate for presidential nominee Joe Biden. This effort initially focused on its members’ providing their individual voices through op-eds in the summer of 2020. In September 2020, NSL4B leveraged the collective voice of 489 signatories in a letter of public support for Joe Biden, which organically grew to 780 public members prior to election day.

During the 2022 Midterm elections, NSL4A endorsed 31 candidates in both federal and state level elections. These candidates ran against opponents who espoused anti-democracy positions such as voter suppression and election denialism. Our efforts supported the reelection of two state Governors, three U.S. Representatives, and four U.S. Senators, along with the election of two new state Governors, one new U.S. Representative, and one new U.S. Senator.
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National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)

Established in 1977, the National Women's Studies Association has as one of its primary objectives promoting and supporting the production and dissemination of knowledge about women and gender through teaching, learning, research and service in academic and other settings. Women’s studies has its roots in the student, civil rights, and women’s movements of the 1960s and 70s. Today the field’s interrogation of identity, power, and privilege go far beyond the category “woman." Drawing on the feminist scholarship of U.S. and Third World women of color, women’s studies has made the conceptual claims and theoretical practices of intersectionality, which examines how categories of identity (e.g., sexuality, race, class, gender, age, ability, etc.) and structures of inequality are mutually constituted and must continually be understood in relationship to one another.
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New Democrat Coalition Action Fund

Intent on modernizing both the Democratic party and the country, NewDems support policies to expand economic growth and ensure that all Americans have the opportunity to benefit. NewDems play a substantial role in maintaining the majority, and have a diverse membership that stretches from coast to coast.
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People for the American Way

People For the American Way works to build a democratic society that implements the ideals of freedom, equality, opportunity, and justice for all. We encourage civic participation, defend fundamental rights, and fight to dismantle systemic barriers to equitable opportunity. We fight against right-wing extremism and the injustice it fosters.
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NextGen America

In 2013, Tom Steyer founded NextGen America (formerly NextGen Climate) because he believed that young people had the power to determine a new, brighter direction for our country on every single major issue that matters.

Today, NextGen America is the nation’s largest youth voter organization, mobilizing millions of young people each year to support progressive candidates and causes. We are a multi-issue and multi-racial organization that works year-round to turn out millions of young people to vote and win on the issues that matter to them.
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Pew Research Center

Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. We do not take policy positions.
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Postcards to Voters

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast.
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Progressive Turnout Project

Progressive Turnout Project is the largest voter contact organization in the country, specifically dedicated to mobilizing the Democratic Party and defending democracy.... We talk to inconsistent voters who are likely Democrats, so they don’t need persuading on who to vote for. They just need a nudge, some information, and to hear from a real person. That means every eligible non-voter we’re able to reach brings Democrats closer to success on Election Day.
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Protect Democracy

Our democracy is facing threats we haven’t seen in generations. Protect Democracy is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting efforts, at home and abroad, to undermine our right to free, fair, and fully informed self-government. Together, armed with our Constitution and the rule of law, we can renew our democracy and protect it from those who would do it harm.
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Public Citizen

Public Citizen is a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization that champions the public interest in the halls of power. We defend democracy, resist corporate power, and fight to ensure that government works for the people – not big corporations. We mobilize activists to grow democratic movements, watchdog Congress, sue the government when it fails to do its job, petition regulatory agencies to safeguard the public, and engage in cutting-edge research that effects change.
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Resources for LGBTQ Parents of Children with Special Needs

As an LGBTQ parent raising a child with special needs, you may face unique challenges. However, by accessing the various forms of help that are available, LGBTQ families can become empowered to understand their child's needs, handle potential discrimination, and navigate their options. Learn more about medical, financial, and emotional support resources for LGBTQ parents of children with disabilities. Note: This information is a service provided the group at the Cerebral Palsy Guide Web site.
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Run for Something

Run for Something will recruit and support young, diverse progressives to run for down-ballot races in order to build sustainable power for Democrats in all 50 states. We help people who are pro-choice, pro-universal health care, pro-LGBTQ equality, pro-criminal justice reform; pro-working families and organized labor, pro-voting rights, pro-campaign finance reform, who focus on inequality, fair wages, and job creation; who acknowledge that climate change is real, man-made, and our responsibility to fight; and who will fight to reduce gun violence in their community. That being said: We are NOT the purity police. A progressive in Louisiana is different than a progressive in California. We help candidates run for the places they’re in. Between 2017 and 2021, we elected 637 candidates to offices ranging from state legislator to county clerk, and everything in between. Our candidates come from all walks of life – teachers, doctors, activists, environmentalists, stay-at-home dads, librarians, college students – and they represent communities that have been historically excluded or discouraged from running for office.
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Serve America

Our mission is to elect a new generation of leaders from diverse service backgrounds who will always put the interests of the American people before their own.
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Senate Majority PAC

In 2010, the Citizens United decision led to a network of Republican-aligned outside groups that raised and spent hundreds of millions of dollars on false negative ads against Democratic senators and Senate candidates.In the face of this threat, Senate Majority PAC formed in 2011 to make sure that our Democratic candidates would not be forced to face such overwhelming odds against them again. Running transparent, low-overhead, independent campaigns, we defend Democrats from Republican attacks, aggressively contest open Senate seats, and go after Republicans on their own turf.
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Sister District

Sister District is a grassroots organization that aims to build enduring progressive power in state legislatures across the country, to improve people’s lives and support Democrats by filling critical gaps at every point in the political life cycle.
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Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)

The SPLC is the premier U.S. non-profit organization monitoring the activities of domestic hate groups and other extremists — including the Ku Klux Klan, the neo-Nazi movement, neo-Confederates, racist skinheads, antigovernment militias, Christian Identity adherents and others. We’re currently tracking more than 1,600 extremist groups operating across the country. We publish investigative reports, train law enforcement officers and share key intelligence, and offer expert analysis to the media and public.
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The 65 Project

The 65 Project is a bi-partisan effort to protect democracy and preserve the rule of law by deterring future attacks on our electoral system. We are holding accountable Big Lie Lawyers who bring fraudulent and malicious lawsuits to overturn legitimate election results, and working with bar associations to revitalize the disciplinary process so that lawyers, including public officials, who subvert democracy will be punished.
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Students for Voting Justice

Students for Voting Justice (SVJ) is a paid internship program for college students that was created in 2020 to engage young people in the effort to get out the vote and to train them to be the leaders of tomorrow. SVJ’s voter outreach is centered on African-American voters in Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia, and on youth 18-24 more generally. Our interns are recruited largely from Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the South and over 90% identify as people of color.
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Third Way

Third Way is a national think tank that champions modern center-left ideas. Its work covers seven policy areas: climate and energy, economy, education, healthcare, national security, politics, and social policy.
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Vote Forward

Writing letters to voters is one of the most effective ways to help increase election turnout. And you can do it right from home!
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Vote Save America

There are no off years.
The important work of political and civic engagement doesn’t just happen every two years – especially when Republican politicians across the country are threatening our most basic freedoms every day. Sign up today to stay engaged throughout 2023. We’ll keep you in the loop on the most important things you need to know and how to get involved.

What exactly is Vote Save America?
It’s a Web site, an initiative, and a community designed to help guide you with each step you need to take throughout the year to have the impact you want. We’ll help you not only get registered to vote and learn about candidates on your ballot, but also volunteer locally.

What’s next?
It’s 2023. Some people like to call that an Off Year, but we like to call it an opportunity. Meaningful change only comes about through year-round organizing, and through listening to voters even when there isn’t a major election coming up. That’s why we launched No Off Years, our plan to win in the 2023 state and local elections and start organizing ahead of 2024. That means voter registration. That means deep canvassing. That means funding year-round local organizations who know their communities best and building community among fellow volunteers.
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VOTE411 is committed to ensuring voters have the information they need to successfully participate in every election. Whether it's local, state or federal, every election is important to ensuring our laws and policies reflect the values and beliefs of our communities.

Launched by the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF) in October of 2006, is a "one-stop-shop" for election related information. It provides nonpartisan information to the public with both general and state-specific information on the following aspects of the election process: absentee ballot information, ballot measure information (where applicable), early voting options (where applicable), election dates, factual data on candidates in various federal, state and local races, general information on such topics as how to watch debates with a critical eye, ID requirements, polling place locations, registration deadlines, voter qualifications, voter registration forms, and voting machines.
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Started in 2006, VoteVets PAC and VoteVets Action Fund have been the home for progressive veterans, military families, and their civilian supporters for over 15 years. It is the first organization of its kind and the largest, with over one and a half million supporters in all 50 states. VoteVets uses public issue campaigns to relentlessly lift up the voices of veterans on matters of national security, veterans’ care, and everyday issues that affect the lives of those who served, and their families.

VoteVets Action Fund is a 501c(4) organization, whose primary purpose is to advocate for issues that impact troops, veterans, and their families. VoteVets Action Fund focuses on matters including, but not limited to, foreign policy (including war-making policy), veterans’ unemployment, robust investment in care for veterans, energy security, protecting the rights of those who serve, and upholding the Constitution and democracy that every military member swore to uphold and protect.

More often than not, Veterans have a stake in the top issues of the day, and VoteVets Action Fund is committed to getting their voices heard on these issues. For that reason, we have and will continue to work with all progressive allies representing labor, immigration, civil rights and voting rights, gay and lesbian rights, environmentalists, and other progressives, when their issues coincide with the needs of troops and veterans.
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Winning America

Ralph Nader, Mark Breen, and about 20 progressive activists, writers and academics formed an organization called Winning America which produced a set of recommendations for Democrats titled, Crushing the GOP, 2022. Their Web site includes 27 videos with presentations by Jerry Brown, David Cay, Jamie Raskin, Mark Green, Ruth Ben-Ghiat, and others.
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