Exhibitors

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2018 Exhibitors

act.tv is a progressive media company specializing in social video that engages communities and drives social change. A trusted source for progressive activists, journalists, and citizens, our active national audience turns to act.tv each day for timely news, commentary, and movement actions on the issues they care about from the front-lines of the resistance.

Alliance for Justice is a leading advocate for a fair, independent federal judiciary and expert on nonprofit advocacy rules. We work with our membership of over 100 progressive organizations to advance equal rights and justice. AFJ Action Campaign elevates the importance of the courts for progressive issues, and helps 501(c)(4) nonprofits maximize their advocacy efforts.

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.

APA for Progress is a progressive platform for Asian American and Pacific Islander initiatives and innovation. Our vision is of a country where AAPIs have a powerful presence and role in all branches and levels of government and politics, achieved through AAPIs who are engaged, informed, and empowered. @apaforprogress

The Black Futures Lab is a vehicle to transform Black communities into constituencies that build independent, progressive Black political power in cities and states. The Black Census, surveys 200,000 Black people from diverse communities about our experiences and our dreams for our futures.

Beyond the Bomb is a people-powered campaign working to free our planet from nuclear violence. Our activists work to build power every day on the local, state, and national levels to prevent nuclear war and put an end to the exploitative and morally bankrupt system that support these horrific weapons.

Blue Wave Voters is a national progressive voter mobilization coalition working to turn out the 50 million blue wave voters that we need for Democrats to take back Congress and win at local, state, and federal levels. Join Blue Wave Voters and pledge to VOTE BLUE this November: bluewavevoters.com

Campaign for Youth Justice 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.

Campaign Greenhouse picks up where traditional campaign training leaves off. Our community of national experts and coaches give daily support and individualized prompts to candidates at any level of the ballot. And the best part is it’s online so anyone, everywhere can use it at anytime! Come visit our booth to ask about your campaign or learn more at www.campaigngreenhouse.com

The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) works to protect homeownership and family wealth by fighting predatory financial practices. CRL conducts ground-breaking research, policy development, and advocacy for Americans in the student loan, payday loan, mortgage, and other consumer finance markets. CRL pursues fairness and opportunity for all, especially those disproportionately harmed by financial abuses such as people of color, women, and working-class Americans.

CQ builds software for government relations professionals. Our market-leading products include legislative tracking, news and analysis, grassroots and grasstops advocacy, advocate and donor acquisition. Whether you need to track bills or mobilize your supporters to influence the outcome, there is a CQ product that can help you do it.

Community Book Center (CBC) founded in 1983, is a cultural and literary hub that specializes in books, educational materials, art and gifts by and about people of African descent. More than a bookstore, CBC is a gathering and meeting place for individuals and grassroots organizers dedicated to addressing educational and social justice issues impacting the community. A multi-use venue CBC hosts a variety of events from book signings to baby showers.

Concerted Action is a one-stop consulting firm specializing in advocacy, organizing and the digital tools that power grassroots movements. We help non-profits and unions recruit supporters, build engaged and motivated communities and generate action. We’re strategic, experienced, versatile and committed to your cause.

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!

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.

Emerge America and our 24 Emerge affiliates share one mission: To increase the number of Democratic women leaders from diverse backgrounds in public office through recruitment, training and providing a powerful network. Since 2002, Emerge America affiliates have trained over 3,000 Democratic women to run for office. In 2017, 152 alumnae on the general election ballot won their races. Our vision: To change the face of power, politics and leadership in this country in order to have policies that are responsive to all Americans. We currently have staff on the ground in 24 states and are actively expanding and creating new affiliates.

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.

Fuerza Strategy Group is a boutique digital and creative production firm located in New Jersey. A millennial-owned business, we work with progressive campaigns from the national to local levels, ballot initiatives, nonprofit organizations, and membership groups. Fuerza offers a unique approach to digital and creative, with highly-dedicated principals creating innovative owned, paid, and earned digital campaigns. Our diverse backgrounds in epidemiology, filmmaking, and engineering help us analyze data that delivers results efficiently and effectively.

Generation 180 is a non-profit committed to advancing the transition to clean energy and supporting a cultural shift in energy awareness among individuals and communities through original content, digitally-enabled campaigns, and an empowered volunteer network.

Everyday, Good Jobs Nation fights to hold President Trump and the CEO class accountable to America’s workers. We’ve held town halls and rallies to demand that our tax dollars reward companies that invest in creating good union jobs in the USA – not companies that steal wages and ship our jobs overseas.

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.
Lift Louisiana aims to educate, advocate, and litigate for policy changes needed to improve the health and wellbeing of Louisiana’s women, their families, and their communities. We provide people with free training, information, and advocacy tools to enable them to discover their own voices on the issues affecting women’s  health and wellbeing  in their communities. We engage in direct and grassroots advocacy efforts to influence policies that will improve the health and wellbeing of Louisiana’s women, their families, and their communities. And we provide legal representation for medical providers and individuals to secure access, availability, and viability of reproductive healthcare services.

Magnificent Hands brings the massage to you. Enjoy a relaxing chair massage during the conference at booth #525. Our massage therapists will provide amazing chair massages that will help relax and recharge your day. Massages start at $10/10 minute massage.

MobilizeAmerica is a volunteer management platform and network that enables activists, progressive organizations and campaigns to connect and win. We reduce flake rate through automated shift and event confirmations, unify your action data across systems, and mobilize your membership for your events, coalition partners’ events and the hundreds of campaigns that are using our platform.

National Nurses United, with more than 150,000 members in every state, is the largest union and professional association of registered nurses in U.S. history.  NNU affiliate members are renown as leading advocates of guaranteed healthcare by expanding and updating Medicare to cover all Americans, for negotiating many of the best collective bargaining contracts for RNs in the nation, and for sponsorship of innovative legislation and regulatory protections for patients and nurses.

The People PAC is a creative FORCE made up of filmmakers, producers, animators, data geeks, political strategists, and others. We use modern storytelling and social media savvy to protect and advance American democracy. Our 2018 Statehouse Initiative will help flip state legislatures across the country from red to blue. We provide high-quality campaign advertising to entire slates of candidates, equipping them with the tools they need to launch effective digital campaigns. Our highly efficient production model allows us to both boost candidates in competitive districts and expand the field of viable candidates.

PM Press publishes nonfiction and fiction books and media to educate, entertain, and inspire! We aim to deliver political and challenging ideas to all walks of life. We’re old enough to know what we’re doing and young enough to know what’s at stake.

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.

For over twenty years, Progressive Asset Management has helped progressive clients support renewable energy, fair labor practices, family-friendly work environments, diversity, and human rights, all while working towards their long term financial goals. Securities America, Inc.  Member FINRA/SIPC. Securities America Advisors, Inc. PAM and Securities America are separate entities.

Public Citizen serves as the people’s voice in the nation’s capital. We defend democracy, resist corporate power and ensure that government works for the people—not for big corporations
Quorum is a public affairs software platform that enables organizations to launch grassroots advocacy campaigns, manage stakeholder engagement, and monitor Washington, Brussels, all 50 states, and thousands of cities around the country.

Radical Dharma the book is igniting a long overdue conversation about the impact racism and white supremacy have on all of us. It’s become an urgent call to action for leaders to create paths forward to collective awakening AND it’s badass swag that you wanna get right NOW. #getintheconversation

Strive Digital is the multi-channel messaging tool loved by organizations and supporters alike. Your supporters choose which channel they prefer and respond best to with Strive, and you manage those conversations across channels from our unified platform. With customizations available to meet any organization’s messaging needs, Strive helps grow and activate your base across SMS, Facebook messenger, and web-chat.

The Swell Collective amplifies changemakers and accelerates change by investing guides by the sides on the topics of conscious collaboration, ethical exercise of privilege & power, and resilience & self-care. We dismantle oppression from the inside out. TSC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, public benefit corporation. #goodgrows

Tigereye is a full-service union shop specializing in promotional products for Unions, Democratic, Progressive, and Charitable campaigns. Located in Western Ohio, we are a source of progressive messaging pouring from the heart of a very conservative district.

The United Teachers of New Orleans, AFT Local 527, is a union of  professionals, organized to collectively and democratically increase equity in public education for the students, parents, teachers, and communities in order to protect dignity and civil rights for all.

The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR) is a national coalition of hundreds of groups working to advocate for Palestinian rights and a shift in US policy. Through organizing and advocacy, USCPR works towards freedom, justice, and equality for the Palestinian people in a world without racism and oppression.

U.S Term Limits, based in Washington, D.C., advocates for term limits at all levels of government. USTL was and continues to be at the forefront of the term limits movement. In 2015, USTL launched the Term Limits Convention, an innovative campaign that allows state legislatures to term limit Congress without Congress’ consent.

VoterHub is an analytics tool for voterfile management serving Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations and labor unions where clients own their own data. We’re powered by the national L2 voterfile and use an open API so clients can use whatever application they wish for canvassing, phone banking, digital, etc while we focus on tracking all campaign responses every night from any source to ensure your count is on path to victory. Election results by precinct also included where available. We work well as an analytics supplement to existing voterfile solutions or as a stand-alone product.
VoteRunLead trains women to run for office. And win. With more than 33,000 women trained to run for office, VoteRunLead is the largest and most diverse campaign and leadership program in the country. We work to equip women with the right know-how, trainings and how-to’s to help them enter politics with a purpose. We believe that by empowering women to run as they are, they will build a campaign based on their own passion, their own ideas and their own values.
We Party Populists are focusing on the long game, laying out the best path towards a truly inclusive America by 2025. Democrats, newly disgruntled Republicans in the #SilentCenter, and independents can work together against the corporatist inclinations of both parties if the focus is on common goals not retaliatory conflict.

We the Action is a digital platform that makes it easy for lawyers to volunteer for critical, impactful—and often urgent—legal needs posted by We The Action’s nonprofit partners. Lawyers sign up for free at We The Action’s website, browse the projects posted by nonprofit partners, and volunteer for projects that interest them. For more information on how to volunteer or partner with We The Action, please visit www.wetheaction.org or email us at info@wetheaction.org.

Born in our nation’s capitol, the 19th Amendment DC is an empowering lifestyle brand dedicated to rebranding left-leaning pols for the millennial generation, elevating conversations around progressive issues and encouraging women and people of color to run for office through modern and custom t-shirt design.

617MediaGroup is the fastest growing, full-service progressive communications firm on the East Coast. Supporting and winning for regional and national clients, we are veteran campaigners, communicators, designers, strategists, story-tellers, web developers, and true-believers. We offer comprehensive communication services — public relations, advertising, marketing, digital, graphic design, A/V production, and more — for labor unions, nonprofits, social justice campaigns, and progressive causes. Through this work, we move public opinion, win tough fights, and tell stories that need to be heard.