Americans United for Separation of Church and State is a nonpartisan, non-profit, educational organization dedicated to preserving the constitutional principle of church-state separation to ensure religious freedom for all Americans. We address an array of issues including faith-based initiatives, taxpayer-funded school vouchers, religion in public schools, and religious prayer at government-sponsored events. We also work to address discrimination against the LGBT community, and women’s access reproductive healthcare where it intersects with church-state separation.
Buttonsmith Inc. is a union-affiliated (IUPAT) American manufacturing operation which makes buttons, badge reels, lanyards, magnets, and custom printed T-shirts. Founded in 2013 by then-10-year-old Henry using his mom’s old campaign button making equipment, he now employs 9 adults in a storefront on the main street in downtown Carnation, Washington. A Netroots Nation regular, Henry will be happy to make your custom buttons or T-shirts, complete with union bug!
The Campaign for Youth Justice (CFYJ) is a national initiative focused entirely on ending the practice of prosecuting, sentencing, and incarcerating youth under the age of 18 in the adult criminal justice system. The strategic goals of CFYJ are to reduce the total number of youth prosecuted in the adult criminal justice system and to decrease the harmful impact of trying youth in adult court. The campaign utilizes both federal and state-level strategies for youth justice reform. We strongly believe that any movement must involve those who are most impacted by the laws and policies.
Center for Media and Democracy is a national watchdog group that investigates the undue influence of corporations on media and democracy. CMD’s investigations are regularly cited by influential leaders and outlets. CMD launched the breakthrough ALECexposed investigation. CMD’s research on ALEC, the Kochs, SPN, Exxon, the Chamber and others shapes national and local conversations about our democracy, environment, economy, and schools. Our newest site is ExposedByCMD.org, which consolidates research and reporting from PRWatch.org, ALECexposed.org, SourceWatch.org, ALECclimatechangedenial.org, StinkTanks.org and more.
Climate Toothpaste is an outreach and fundraising tool for climate advocacy groups. It connects people who care but are not active on climate change, to climate groups that need help. It’s not toothpaste (sorry!); it’s an art object. Upon close inspection it’s covered with information about climate change. Inside the box is a brochure about climate advocacy groups, and how to reach them. Climate Toothpaste is being gifted to carbon pricing groups who are working on proactive solutions to climate change. Four out of 5 climate activists recommend Climate Toothpaste.
Cornershop Creative is an award-winning online services company committed to listening carefully to our nonprofit and small business clients and helping them achieve their goals, whether they are in fundraising, advocacy, sales, or engagement. Our team of WordPress experts brings together more than 100 years of combined experience providing website design, website development, online fundraising, and online strategy to nonprofits and small businesses. If your company or organization needs help with online strategy, design, development, or implementation, we can help!
Democratic GAIN is a national membership association for progressive political professionals and organizations. Since our creation in 2003, we have built and grown an infrastructure that supports and connects our members across the country. Our members—both individuals and organizations—receive access to our premier job board and resume bank, a wide range of career support services, professional development trainings, events and other networking opportunities and additional benefits.
Design Action provides graphic design and visual communications for progressive, non-profit and social change organizations. By providing these high-quality services, we contribute to building a broad and effective progressive movement and participate in the struggle for social justice. We are a majority women and people of color, worker-owned cooperative, union shop located in Oakland, CA. Design Action was founded in 2003 and we continue to grow our team to meet the changing needs of the social justice movement.
FII Marketing is a full-service merchandise and printing vendor active in all 50 states and territories. In addition to offering the nation’s largest catalog of union made in America products, we also support merchandising programs with e-commerce development, fulfillment and direct mail services. We understand the importance of merch at the grassroots level and leverage innovative strategies to foster mobilization, visibility, list growth and donation revenue. We work exclusively with progressive organizations of all types: politics campaigns, 501(c)3s, labor unions, religious groups, student activists and more.
The Guttmacher Institute is a leading research and policy organization committed to advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights in the U.S. and globally. The Institute conducts research and informs public debate in order to promote effective, evidence-driven policies and programs.
Founded in 1987 and located in the heart of Washington, DC, GW’s Graduate School of Political Management is the first and foremost school of applied politics, communications, and advocacy offering master’s degrees in the following disciplines: Legislative Affairs, Political Management, and Strategic Public Relations. We provide a hands-on education, that blends academic research with field-tested tools and methods. Our students know what they want to do to change the world; we teach them how to use the strategies and tactics needed to do it. Our faculty are recognized industry leaders and bring the best practices of the field into the classroom.
Hustle is a new, easy-to-use mobile text messaging app that allows organizers to engage in personal 1-on-1 conversations with members and supporters around shared values. With its streamlined design, Hustle allows organizers to start and evolve authentic and meaningful conversations in a fraction of the time it would take to make phone calls—and with far higher response rates. Hustle’s clients include campaigns like Bernie 2016; advocacy groups like Everytown for Gun Safety, Planned Parenthood, and NextGen Climate; and national unions
like SEIU and the NEA.
LeftWing-Bling.com: Progressive politically messaged jewelry. You wear it to declare, “We are here; We are the majority!” “We will not sit down or shut up or get over it.” “We believe in facts, science, education, history, women’s rights and equality for all people.” Wear it to speak truth to power because silence isacquiescence! So rise up, take action and make a visual statement. Wear it loud and liberal proud. Jewelry to empower the #Resistance.
The Metaphor Project teaches progressive activists how to mainstream their messages by framing them as part of the best “American story.” Using broadly accessible American phases, images and metaphors, we help people evoke the most powerful American story elements for their messages.
As a progressive firm, we understand and support our clients’ goals, so when you hire PPP, you know you have a partner that is fully invested in your organization. Every poll we conduct is handled from start to finish by highly qualified pollsters with years of experience in public opinion research. Our business model is both economical and efficient so we can deliver the highest quality product to our clients at the lowest possible price. According to reviews and analysis by the WSJ, Politico and YouGov, PPP is one of the most accurate pollsters in the country.
The Secular Student Alliance empowers secular students to proudly express their identity, build welcoming communities, promote secular values, and set a course for lifelong activism. We envision a future in which secular students lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, thrive as valued members of society, and provide visionary leadership committed to humanistic ideals and critical inquiry.