Sponsors

Curious about our sponsorship opportunities? Click here to get in touch!

PREMIER SPONSORS

ActBlue is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering small-dollar donors. We make it easy for grassroots supporters to make their voices heard and enable thousands of Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and nonprofits to build people-powered movements with our powerful online fundraising tools.

Color Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. We help people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us. As a national online force driven by more than 7 million members, we move decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America.

CWA Premier Logo

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 nation’s largest online progressive media and activism hub, reaching over ten million readers and activists every month. 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.

The I Am An Immigrant campaign showcases stories of immigrants and immigration. It empowers immigrants and their allies to share stories and drive actions that demonstrate immigration is good for our communities, economy, and country. This initiative provides new avenues for individuals, companies, organizations, and public leaders – to take action in support of their immigrant employees, colleagues, constituents, neighbors and friends, during Immigrant Heritage Month in June and every day of the year. Find out more at www.iamanimmigrant.com.

Informed Immigrant is a national initiative to empower undocumented immigrants and service providers that work closely with undocumented community members (such as teachers, non-profit staff, employers and health practitioners) with multilingual resources around rights, immigration enforcement, mental health and other important topics. Informed Immigrant lives offline via a partner network as well as online in both English and Spanish. Visit us at InformedImmigrant.com / InmigranteInformado.com.

Media Matters for America is a progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation.

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.

More than three-fourths of voters say abortion should remain safe and legal. There is no state in which banning abortion is popular. But anti-abortion politicians continue to try to undermine our rights and our access to reproductive health care — even during a pandemic — putting the ability of many people to obtain birth control, safe and legal abortion, and accurate sexual education in question — yet again. We decide who our leaders are. We decide our future. At the ballot box this year, we — not out-of-touch politicians — decide what we do with our own bodies.  Planned Parenthood Votes.

ProgressNow Colorado is the largest online multi-issue advocacy and education organization in Colorado. We were founded in 2005 as a response to a disproportionate amount of conservative voices across the state. We envision a more progressive Colorado.

See what the world is watching on YouTube — from the hottest music videos to what’s trending in gaming, entertainment, news, and more. Subscribe to channels you love, share with friends, and watch on any device.

SPONSORS

Abortion Access Front is a coven of hilarious badass feminists whose mission is to infuse humor into reproductive rights spaces while also dropping knowledge and activism into our pop culture and our social lives.  Our goal is to inspire folks who have not been active in the feminist and reproductive rights movements to get up and get active.

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.

act.tv is a progressive media company specializing in live streaming and digital strategy. We approach live streaming like social media’s version of cable news, and in the wake of COVID-19, we are trailblazing a new model for Produced Virtual Livestreams to meet the movement moment we are in.

Alternet is a progressive online magazine, publishing journalism and original content from a variety of sources. AlterNet’s mission is to inspire citizen action and advocacy on a wide variety of progressive social issues. AlterNet publishes The New Civil Rights Movement. RawStory is an online news site covering political and economic news. The site focuses on progressive politics, bringing attention to stories that are downplayed or ignored by other media outlets.

The American Federation of Teachers is a union of professionals that champions fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality public education, health care 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 our members’ work.

Aptify’s membership software for large labor unions connects members and union leaders like never before. With union management software that’s both flexible and mobile, you can work in the system without working on it. Capture data, plan campaigns, and run reports from anywhere at any time. From local access and dues processing to grievance management and organizing, Aptify’s 21 out-of-the-box applications work with one another seamlessly, so your staff can too. Request a demo at www.aptify.com today!

Be A Hero is a SuperPAC co-founded by Ady Barkan. We take on the impossible fights. Big money. Special interests. Powerful politicians. We’ve taken them all on – and won. Will you join our fight to flip the Senate?

Catalist is 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 Center for Constitutional Rights works with communities under threat to fight for justice and liberation through litigation, advocacy, and strategic communications. Since 1966, The Center for Constitutional Rights has taken on oppressive systems of power, including structural racism, gender oppression, economic inequity, and governmental overreach.

CEA is the largest union of educators in Colorado, with more than 39,000 K-12 teachers, higher ed faculty, and education support professionals, as well as students preparing to become teachers, and retired educators. We advocate for the public schools our students deserve.

Convey Communications knows that whether on stage, at conferences, in board rooms, or on camera, your voice has the power to move, inspire, and empower people. We are here to help you bring that out as your partner in developing your public presence and persona by harnessing the skills to effectively communicate your ideas, passion, and vision to the public through public speaking, public persona, and media presence education. You deserve to be heard!

Ctrl Alt-Right Delete is a newsletter devoted to covering the rise of far-right extremism, white nationalism, disinformation, and online toxicity, delivered on a weekly basis to more than 16,000 subscribers. It is written and edited by Melissa Ryan and is a product of CARD Strategies.

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 700,000 residents of DC deserve.

Democracy for America (DFA) is a member-driven, people-powered progressive PAC with a one million strong community taking on income inequality, money in politics, and structural racism. Since the organization’s founding in 2004, DFA members have contributed over $63 million and made more than 25 million calls to elect over 1,000 progressive candidates up-and-down the ballot, all across the country.

Since 1848, the Democratic National Committee has been the home of the Democratic Party, the oldest continuing party in the United States. Today we are millions of supporters strong, fighting for progress and helping elect Democrats across the country to state government, Congress, and the White House.There are several core beliefs that tie our party together: Democrats believe that we’re greater together than we are on our own — that this country succeeds when everyone gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same rules. Our party is focused on building an economy that lifts up all Americans, not just those at the top.

Democrats.com is the original online news and community site for progressive activists, with over 5 million supporters. We stand for jobs, justice, healthcare, education, the environment, and peace. Our projects include act.tv, #VOTEPROCHOICE, UniteBlue, and a host of progressive social media channels where we create great content every day.

DSPolitical pioneers the best integration of data and technology to persuade audiences and deliver wins for progressive candidates, causes, and issues with the most efficient and effective digital advertising campaigns in politics.

EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, has raised over $600 million to elect pro-choice Democratic women candidates. With a grassroots community of over five million members, EMILY’s List helps Democratic women win competitive campaigns – across the country and up and down the ballot – by recruiting and training candidates, supporting strong campaigns, researching the issues that impact women and families, and turning out women voters to the polls.

Everytown is the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country with more than 5 million supporters including volunteers, mayors, survivors and everyday Americans who are fighting for public safety measures that can help save lives. At the core of Everytown are Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Students Demand Action and the Everytown Survivor Network.  Follow us @Everytown

Freedom to Prosper is a growing movement for full student debt cancellation. 46 million Americans and their families are trapped by what is now a $1.7 trillion national crisis. Freedom from student debt will boost the economy, create jobs and prosperity, and put money back in the pockets of people.

Higher Ground Labs is a bridge between technology and politics. We support start-ups and entrepreneurs building products that help progressives win.

Hustle is the first peer to peer texting platform, built to drive engagement, connection and action at scale.  We empower organizations to have personal, authentic conversations, to build and strengthen long term relationships. With the highest levels of security, compliance, analytics, and support, Hustle’s web and mobile platforms turn text into action.

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 nonprofessional, 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.

MoveOn is the largest independent, progressive, digital-first organization in the U.S. MoveOn combines nimble, rapid-response advocacy campaigning with deep strategic analysis, rigorous data science and optimization, and a culture of member listening and participation that allows us to consistently and quickly identify opportunities for progressive change—and mobilize millions of members in every U.S. county and state to seize them. Our vision is of a country and world with a place of honor and dignity for everyone whether white, Black, or brown, Native or 5th generation or newcomer—one where we take care of each other, where everyone is set up to thrive. We envision a world marked by equality, sustainability, justice, and love.

National Democratic Training Committee (NDTC) offers free, in-depth online and Virtual Live Training options for Democrats who want to run for office, work or volunteer on campaigns. Any race, anywhere: W want to help. By empowering Democrats to get involved in local politics, we can help shape the future of progressive politics. 

New Heights Communications is a woman-owned, progressive, full-service communications firm based in Washington, DC. We drive smart, tough public affairs campaigns that make real change in Washington and across the country, and we know how to win. Our team draws on decades of relationships in our network of legislative, influencer and media contacts—inside the Beltway and out– to build a coalition and devise a path to victory.

NGP VAN is the leading technology provider to Democratic and progressive campaigns and organizations, offering clients an integrated platform of the best fundraising, compliance, organizing, digital, and social networking products. EveryAction is a nonprofit CRM provider that offers industry-leading fundraising, digital, and advocacy tools on a unified platform for organizations like the NAACP, SEIU, Rock the Vote, and more!

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.

People For the American Way is a progressive advocacy organization founded to fight right-wing extremism and defend constitutional values under attack, including free expression, religious liberty, equal justice under the law, and the right to meaningfully participate in our democracy.

Phone2Action is a civic engagement software platform that connects advocates directly to their public officials, allowing them to easily voice their opinions on policy matters. The platform allows organizations to help constituents interact with their officials through email, patch-through calling, text messaging, and on social media.

The Public Interest Network runs organizations committed to our vision of a better world, a set of core values, and a strategic approach to getting things done. We work on issues that speak to the need for a new kind of politics. Our campaigns challenge decision-makers, as well as all of us, to stop tolerating problems that are increasingly absurd in an age of advancing technology and growing abundance.

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) unites 2 million diverse members in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. SEIU members working in the healthcare industry, in the public sector and in property services believe in the power of joining together on the job to win higher wages and benefits and to create better communities while fighting for a more just society and an economy that works for all of us, not just corporations and the wealthy.

Voqal is a national collaboration of EBS (Educational Broadband Service) licensees that works to advance social equity by creating an educated and engaged public. Voqal makes grants and impact investments, expands internet access and digital equity, offers fellowships and advocates to protect the public airwaves. We support nonprofits and individuals that are working to empower the politically, economically and socially disenfranchised. Together we believe we can build a more engaged public to effect progressive social change and disrupt the status quo.

#VOTEPROCHOICE informs and educates prochoice voters to identify prochoice candidates in every election, everywhere. As a project of Democrats.com LLC founded in 2016, #VOTEPROCHOICE provides the largest, most comprehensive voter guide with recommendations in all 95,000 races on the ballot in November 2020.

Warecorp is a Minneapolis-based international web and software development firm with employees in Europe and the US.  Warecorp has earned the loyalty of entrepreneurs and innovators working in healthcare, education, coworking, media, open government and nonprofits. Warecorp is known for combining creativity and innovation with a high degree of accountability and strong processes to produce consistently outstanding technical solutions. Warecorp also serves as a venture incubator, spawning several successful ventures including DrupalSquad.com, and GoodCarts.co. Warecorp has a long history of supporting community organizations like Netroots Nation through participation and sponsorship. Warecorp is committed to using the tools of the marketplace to not only make a profit – but to improve quality of life locally, nationally and internationally.

Working Hero Action is an anti-poverty organization that was founded to raise awareness, advocate for policies that help all Americans afford their basic needs, and ensure that everyone who’s eligible gets the cash refunds they’ve earned. After much success with the expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) in California with our sister organization, Cal EITC 4 Me, we’ve expanded our efforts nationally. Our mission is nothing less than an end to poverty and to help working families keep more of their hard earned money.

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.

MEDIA PARTNERS

The American Prospect is devoted to promoting informed discussion on public policy from a progressive perspective. Through narrative interpretation of complex issues, we propagate the ideas and analyses necessary to attain A More Perfect Union. We don’t just make magazines, we make a difference.
DemList is a free national daily political column and resource site for Democrats, and allies which is followed in every state by activists, leaders, progressives, party committees, media, donors, and celebs.  The people you want to reach, influence, inform and engage — at the national, state and local levels. DemList is also host to the 2020 DemList Convention Calendar, the central source for all official and unofficial allied events for the August 17-20 convention. Submit your virtual events, trainings and webinars for free promotion today!
For over 100 years, The New Republic has championed liberal ideas and challenged popular opinion. Our journalism debates complex political and social issues, and takes a stance, promoting novel solutions for the most critical. Through ambitious journalism and innovative storytelling, we seek to inspire the next generation of decision makers through conversations in print, online, and in person.  We are the voice of creative thinkers, united by a collective desire to challenge the status quo.
The Progressive Inc., is an educational nonprofit which publishes The Progressive magazine, a voice of the progressive movement. First published on January 9, 1909, the magazine is published bi-monthly, with a website (progressive.org) that publishes articles daily. The Progressive Inc. also runs two projects: the Public School Shakedown and the Progressive Media Project, which distributes op-eds from diverse voices to newspapers around the country.
Wonder Media Network (WMN) is a pioneering audio-first media company that uses stories to inspire action, to promote equality and justice, and to introduce empathy into politics, business, and culture. WMN presents the stories we seldom hear and the perspectives we often miss. They dig into the narratives of people – particularly women – who are stepping up to enact change.

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

The Amalgamated Transit Union—the largest labor union representing transit and allied workers in the U.S. and Canada—fights for the interests of its hard-working members and promotes mass transit. Founded in 1892, the ATU today is comprised of more than 200,000 members, including: metropolitan, interstate, and school bus drivers; paratransit, light rail, subway, streetcar, and ferry boat operators; mechanics and other maintenance workers; station agents, clerks, baggage handlers, municipal employees and others. ATU has more than 250 Locals in 44 U.S. states and the District of Columbia and nine Canadian provinces.

Named the #1 most powerful PR firm in the country by Observer, BerlinRosen delivers digital strategy, high-impact media relations and creative services to top organizations and candidates. We take an audience-first, results-focused approach to communications challenges, with strategies honed on the campaign trail and at the center of national movements.

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 respect their workers’ communities and the environment. Founded with support from UNITE HERE, the hotel workers’ union, INMEX ensures union hotels that are free from labor disputes.

With nearly 600,000 active and retired members, the Machinists Union, or the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM), is one of the largest and most diverse labor unions in North America. From Boeing and Lockheed-Martin to United Airlines and Harley-Davidson, you will find IAM members from all walks of life, demanding respect and dignity in the workplace. Together, we have been able to bargain for increased job security, higher wages and improved benefits.

Living Liberally is a national network of progressive social gatherings—with hundreds of Drinking Liberally happy hours providing welcoming, informal homes for liberals to meet, connect, vent, cheer, and organize in small towns, big cities, conservative and liberal areas alike. In addition to Drinking Liberally, we convene Laughing Liberally comedy shows, Screening Liberally film events, Reading Liberally book clubs, Eating Liberally meals and more. And as the Democratic primary heats up and we head toward election year, Drinking Liberally chapters will be hosting debate watch parties and primary night gatherings everywhere—and may be your political home in the busy year ahead!

re:power is the progressive movement’s largest and most-trusted capacity-building and training organization, with over 100,000 alumni and 250 partner organizations. Founded in 2003 as Wellstone Action Fund – and rebranded in 2018 as re:power- we are a team of organizers, strategists, and technologists dedicated to building transformative political power with Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) leaders and organizers across the country who are reclaiming their power for radical change.

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.

UNITE HERE! represents over 300,000 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, we have turned hundreds of thousands of traditionally low-wage jobs into family-sustaining, middle class jobs.  We believe: One Job Should Be Enough.  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.