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PREMIER SPONSORS

At Amalgamated Bank, we believe banks can be a force for good. From promoting wage fairness and job creation, to investing in a cleaner, greener future, we’re working to build a better world. We’re proud to be the most trusted financial institution for progressive people and organizations.

The AFL-CIO is the national federation of 56 unions of working people. We believe America should work for we the people, not just the wealthy and well-connected. Working people deserve to make more than a decent living; we deserve a decent life. 

The American Federation of Teachers is a union of professionals that champions fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality public education, healthcare and public services for our students, their families and our communities. We are committed to advancing these principles through community engagement, organizing, collective bargaining and political activism, and especially through the work our members do. 

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Communications Workers of America (CWA), a labor union representing over 700,000 men and women in both private and public sectors, is a leading voice for democracy and economic justice. CWA members work in telecommunications, broadcasting, cable TV, journalism, publishing, manufacturing, airlines, customer service, government service, health care, education and other fields. Learn more at cwa-union.org or follow us on Twitter @CWAUnion or Facebook at facebook.com/cwaunion. 

Daily Kos is the largest liberal online community, reaching over ten million readers and activists every month. It’s at once a news organization, social network, and activist hub. While presidents and senators have contributed to Daily Kos, its real power is rooted in its four-million-member community who use the platform to fight for progressive change.

Since our founding in 2011, DSPolitical‘s combined the best data and widest range of digital inventory to serve billions of ad impressions for our clients. Our staff of campaign veterans and technologists will work with you to create a digital media plan to match and find your audience online.

Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google’s targeted advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.

I Am An Immigrant is a public awareness campaign that encourages individuals to explore and celebrate their own immigrant heritage stories and to stand in solidarity with new Americans and those arriving to our country today.

InformedImmigrant is an online educational platform connecting the undocumented immigrant community with resources and information to become empowered in today’s political environment.

MoveOn.org began in 1998 as a simple online petition. Since then, we’ve gone on to change the face of American politics. We are now the largest independent digital-first online political group in America—with millions of members fighting together to elevate the voices of real people in our democracy, build the resistance to the Trump-Republican agenda, and win progress.

The National Education Association, the nation’s largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA’s 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States. 

NextGen Climate is focused on bringing climate change to the forefront of American politics. Founded by businessperson and philanthropist Tom Steyer in 2013, NextGen Climate acts politically to prevent climate disaster, promote prosperity, and protect the fundamental rights of every American.

Planned Parenthood Action Fund is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization formed as the advocacy and nonpartisan political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The Action Fund engages in educational, advocacy and electoral activity, including legislative advocacy, voter education, and grassroots organizing. 

WordPress.com helps millions of people create beautiful sites for small business, blogging, and publishing—and we host sites for some of the biggest names in the world, including Microsoft, News Corp., and The New York Times. The WordPress.com network welcomes more than 409 million people viewing more than 15.5 billion pages each month. Our users publish more than 41 million new posts and 60.5 million comments each month.

SPONSORS

At ActBlue, we build and power cutting-edge fundraising tools for Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and charities. Over 3.6 million ActBlue Express users have saved their payment information with us, making it easy for them to give in a single click and connect with the candidates and causes they care about.

Action Network is a mission-driven nonprofit creating digital organizing tools with one simple goal: to build progressive power. Action Network partners like AFL-CIO, Standing Rock Sioux, and Women’s March use our intuitive tools to create powerful actions to scale their impact—and you can too. Create your free account at ActionNetwork.org.

The American Prospect is a quarterly print and digital political magazine based in Washington, DC. Our website, Prospect.org, produces daily commentary on events of the day along with a steady stream of public policy analysis. We’re liberal and progressive but we also hold the Left accountable when necessary. Come check us out at Prospect.org.

Becker Digital Strategy: Bringing 20+ years of communication and marketing background to work for the progressive movement. Digital strategy consulting. Digital training.

80% of Americans agree. Both major parties have chosen big donors over the American people. As partner organizations, Brand New Congress and Justice Democrats are running numerous outstanding candidates for Congress in 2018 who have taken a pledge to fight for the average American instead of catering to Wall Street and corrupt donors. In a single, national campaign, together we are committed to a progressive platform to remove corruption, make Medicare for All a reality, rebuild the economy, and protect the rights of all Americans.

Catalist has been a leader in civic data and data science innovation. Our mission is to provide the progressive community with the data and services needed to better identify, understand, and communicate with the people they want to engage and mobilize. We are committed to using technology and the talents of our diverse team to nurture a vibrant, growing, progressive community. 

The California School Employees Association (CSEA) is the largest school employees union in the nation, representing 238,000 staff throughout California. CSEA members perform a wide range of essential work in our public schools & colleges. We have a personal investment in our schools, because we have a personal commitment to our children and communities.

The Center for Constitutional Rights employs litigation, education, and advocacy to empower poor communities and communities of color, to guarantee the rights of those with the fewest protections and least access to legal resources, to train the next generation of constitutional and human rights attorneys, and to strengthen the broader movement for social justice. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, CCR has lent its expertise and support to virtually every popular progressive movement since.

Compassion & Choices improves care and expands options for the end of life. We support, educate and advocate. Across the nation, we work to ensure healthcare providers honor and enable patients’ decisions about their care. It’s our belief—and our experience for the past 30 years—that the path to change starts with the individual, which is why patient-centered care stands at the core of all we do.
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CREDO Mobile is the only carrier fighting Trump. And now, we are on the Nation’s largest 4g LTE network. We work hard to give you the best service. And we work just as hard for your values. Why we support the CREDO Action network of 5 million activists. And why we donate $150,000 each month to progressive causes.

People living in our nation’s capital pay full federal taxes, fight and die in wars and serve on juries; yet are still denied voting representation in the U.S. Congress. DC VOTE envisions a more fair America where residents of DC are equal citizens. Where we gain the equal freedom to control our budget, pass our own laws without Congressional interference and have full equality in the U.S House and Senate. This will be guaranteed only through DC Statehood. Full equality is a civil right that the 680,000 residents of DC deserve.

DemList is a free national daily political column, calendar, and resource site for Democratic activists, leaders, progressives, party committees, media, donors and allies. The people you want to reach, influence, inform and engage—at the national, state and local levels. DemList is a unique, central resource that connects people to the who, what and where of Democratic events, issues and activism. Join the growing list of self-subscribed followers from every state, the territories and Democrats Abroad today!

Democracy for America (DFA) is a people-powered Political Action Committee, electing progressive candidates to all levels of office in all 50 states. With over one million members, DFA is a grassroots powerhouse working to change our country and the Democratic Party from the bottom-up.

EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, has raised over $500 million to support pro-choice Democratic women candidates–making them one of the most successful political organizations ever. Our grassroots community of over five million members helps Democratic women wage competitive campaigns–and win. We recruit and train candidates, support strong campaigns, research the issues that impact women and families, and turn out women voters. Since our founding in 1985, we have helped elect 116 women to the House, 23 to the Senate, 12 governors, and over 800 to state and local office. Forty percent of the candidates EMILY’s List has helped elect to Congress have been women of color. Since the 2016 election, thousands of women and counting have reached out to us about running for office. To harness this energy, EMILY’s List has launched Run to Win, an unprecedented effort to help more women run at the local, state, and national levels.

EveryAction is a nonprofit CRM provider that offers industry-leading fundraising, engagement, and advocacy tools in the only truly-unified platform on the market. Thousands of nonprofits use EveryAction, including Greenpeace, Audubon, the Union of Concerned Scientists, NextGen Climate, and Everytown for Gun Safety.

Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to bring the world closer together. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.

The Informed Meetings Exchange (INMEX) provides complimentary meeting planning services. Unlike traditional third-party meeting planners, we provide socially responsible sites for your meeting that respects their workers, communities and the environment. Founded with support by UNITE HERE, the hotel workers’ union, INMEX ensures union hotels that are free of labor disputes.

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is North America’s strongest and most diverse labor union. Founded in 1903, the Teamsters are known as the champion of freight drivers and warehouse workers but have organized workers in virtually every occupation imaginable, both professional and non-professional, private sector and public sector. Our 1.4 million members are airline pilots, brewers, police officers, public defenders, railway workers, secretaries and zookeepers. They also work in construction, food processing and healthcare.

In These Times is a monthly magazine that has covered politics and culture from the left for more than 40 years, with a focus on movements for racial, economic and social justice, electoral politics and award-winning investigative reporting.

Coretta Scott King founded The King Center in June of 1968, months after her husband’s assassination. By 1983 she had transformed the organization once housed in her basement to the hub of a 23-acre National Historic Site and Preservation District. The King Center, in Atlanta, is the official living memorial dedicated to preserving and advancing the nonviolent philosophy and methodology of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) to people around the world: and to being actively engaged in teaching, interpreting, advocating, promoting the nonviolent elimination of poverty, racism, violence, and war in quest of Dr. King’s Beloved Community. The King Center serves to inspire new generations to carry forward MLK’s unfinished work, strengthen causes and empower change-makers who are continuing his efforts today. The King Center’s premiere educational initiative, Nonviolence365™, is based on Dr. King’s nonviolent philosophy and engages participants from various sectors of society, including emerging and next generation leaders, in modules and exercises that enhance communication, leadership, interpersonal and conflict reconciliation skills.

Living Liberally is a dynamic network of progressive social communities with over 200 local, volunteer-led chapters across the country. Best known for the ubiquitous Drinking Liberally happy hours, we also host Screening Liberally films, Reading Liberally book tours, Eating Liberally meals and Laughing Liberally comedy shows. Our gatherings are free, inclusive, festive, engaging and fun. In addition to our local groups, Living Liberally partners with progressive allies in promoting shared values, cultural events and special initiatives. 

Megaphone Strategies is a social justice media strategy firm, run for purpose, not profit. We use PR as a tool to diversify progressive movements—lifting up diverse progressive leadership in the media—and to provide services based on ability to change the world, not to pay.

Mozilla is a global nonprofit that believes the Internet must always remain a global public resource, open and accessible to all. Our work is guided by the Mozilla Manifesto. The direct work of the Mozilla Foundation focuses on fueling the movement for an open Internet. We do this by connecting open Internet leaders with each other and by mobilizing grassroots activists around the world.

The Ms. Foundation for Women was founded in 1973 as the first foundation to support groundbreaking work led by and for women. Today, the Ms. Foundation continues its mission of building women’s collective power to realize a nation of justice for all by funding grassroots organizations, nurturing those organizations through capacity building, and advocating for policy change.

NARAL Pro-Choice America is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit membership organization formed as the advocacy and political arm of the NARAL Pro-Choice America foundation. Their mission is to develop and sustain a constituency that uses the political process to guarantee every woman has the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion.
Principled. Progressive. The Nation speaks truth to power. We believe in intellectual freedom. We respect facts and transparency. We argue dissent is patriotic and we hold the powerful accountable, no matter their political persuasion. We fight for social, racial, economic, and environmental justice for all.

NGP VAN is the leading technology provider to Democratic and progressive campaigns and organizations, offering clients an integrated platform of the best fundraising, compliance, field, organizing, digital, and social networking products. Nearly every major Democratic campaign in America is powered by NGP VAN.

NORMLs mission is to move public opinion sufficiently to legalize the responsible use of marijuana by adults, and to serve as an advocate for consumers to assure they have access to high quality marijuana that is safe, convenient and affordable.

Proud “traitors to their class,” members of the Patriotic Millionaires are high-net worth Americans, business leaders, and investors who are united in their concern about the destabilizing concentration of wealth and power in America. The mission of the Patriotic Millionaires organization is to build a more stable, prosperous, and inclusive nation by promoting public policies based on the “first principles” of equal political representation, a guaranteed living wage for all working citizens, and a fair tax system.

PDI National is an online software program serving the progressive community with tools designed to help campaigns and organizations of all sizes manage their voter, donor, volunteer, and membership data for election strategy, communications, and analysis. PDI has been California’s largest data and software provider for over 30 years. The PDI National program marks our expansion into all 50 states. Come check out our booth to see the latest tools for data visualization, mobile canvassing, friend to friend phone banking, campaign finance, and much much more.

Phone2Action is the innovation leader for digital advocacy and stakeholder engagement. Our easy-to-use technology platform empowers people to connect with their elected officials and other decision makers to effectively influence public policy change.

Politics Done Right with Egberto Willies is the progressive radio show that will take the mystery out of politics. It will encourage you to make sure government becomes we the people. Whether you are liberal, conservative or otherwise, you get to air your point of view.

The Public Interest Network includes U.S. PIRG and its state affiliates, environmental groups in 29 states, Environment America, Environmental Action, Center for Public Interest Research, Toxics Action Center, Pesticide Watch, Green Century Capital Management, Green Corps, National Environmental Law Center, Frontier Group, Community Voters Project, Snowriders International, Accelerate Change, Voices for Progress and IMPACT.

Relay is an easy-to-use and affordable peer-to-peer text messaging tool that helps organizations quickly reach their target audiences and move them to action through real, one-to-one conversations. The software emerged from the Bernie Sanders campaign and has been used by over 60 clients for event recruitment, volunteer management, GOTV, and much more.

Reproaction is a direct action group formed to increase access to abortion and advance reproductive justice. We are building power, holding abortion opponents accountable, and giving abortion a permanent seat at the progressive table. Join us at www.reproaction.org.

The Sierra Club is America’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization with more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. In addition to offering meaningful outdoor experiences for all ages, the Sierra Club works to safeguard the health of all communities, build an inclusive, 100% clean-energy economy, protect wildlife, and preserve our remaining wild places through grassroots activism, public education, lobbying, and legal advocacy.

SisterSong is a Southern based, national membership organization. Our mission is to strengthen and amplify the collective voices of indigenous women and women of color to achieve reproductive justice by eradicating reproductive oppression and securing human rights. Get more information at sistersong.net.

Social Security Works leads the fight every day to expand and protect our Social Security system.

Stand Up to ALEC Through the corporate-funded American Legislative Exchange Council, global corporations and state politicians work behind closed doors to rewrite state laws that govern your rights. These so-called “model bills” reach into almost every area of American life and often directly benefit huge corporations. ALEC is the face of corruption in the 21st century. In ALEC’s own words, corporations have “a voice and a vote” on specific changes to the law that are then proposed in your state. It’s time to join us and #standuptoALEC.

TruCorps: The right to organize, learn, create, teach, heal, speak, eat and be healthy. You fight for these things. Your work matters. We enable your work with easy solutions for managing, paying and protecting staff and expanding your resources: 24/7 support, bookkeeping, compliance, unlimited payroll options, insurance, expense tracking, reimbursement and more. We do this only for you.

UNITE HERE represents over 270,000 workers throughout the U.S. and Canada who work primarily in hotels, casinos, airports, and food service. Our membership hails from the diverse communities that make up the two countries, and the majority of UNITE HERE members are women. Across North America, UNITE HERE members have made dining hall jobs on college campuses, housekeeping jobs in hotels and casinos, and hundreds of thousands of other traditionally low-wage jobs into good, family-sustaining, middle class jobs. We continue to organize and fight to win respect for the work we do, power in our industries, and a better future for ourselves and our families.

The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) represents more than 1.3 million workers, primarily in the retail and meatpacking, food processing and poultry industries. For more information about the UFCW’s effort to protect workers’ rights and strengthen America’s middle class, visit www.ufcw.org, or join our online community at facebook.com/UFCWinternational and www.twitter.com/ufcw.

The United Steelworkers (USW) is the largest industrial union in North America, representing 1.2 million active and retired members in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. USW members forge steel, smelt aluminum, build tires, refine oil, produce paper and form glass. They also make Harley Davidson motorcycles, Ocello sponges, Cutco cutlery, Pyrex glass, All Clad pots, Jacobson hats, Sealy mattresses and Puffs facial tissues. Proud to be union members, they work hard politically to secure economic and social justice for all working people.

People need a place to manage their political lives. UpRise is a platform volunteers can use to find and create volunteer activities and build communities. UpRise will connect campaigns with volunteers and provide tools to manage effective volunteer-powered campaigns.​ By dramatically increasing volunteer engagement, we can reform our political process and win!​