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The mission of 1Hood Media is to build liberated communities through art, activism, and social justice. Never censoring youth involved in our programming, we provide a safe space for youth to learn, grow, and tell their own stories, while providing a template for educators to model. 1Hood Media aims to be the vehicle that will identify, develop, and inspire the artists & activists of today and tomorrow.

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.

The American Federation of Teachers, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO, was founded in 1916 and today represents 1.7 million members in more than 3,000 local affiliates nationwide.

The work of Black Male Voter Project is to increase the number of Black men that are super voters. As the only national organization that solely focuses on the voting habits of Black men, we launched this organization because we saw the shortcomings in current techniques as methods of reaching Black men who were not super voters. Traditional campaigning is insufficient to expand the universe of sporadic or low information Black men that participate in the electoral process.

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.

Joe Sanberg is a progressive business leader, anti-poverty advocate, and co-founder of Aspiration, a no-fee, socially-conscious financial firm that keeps its customers’ money away from fossil fuels and private prisons.

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities and grow businesses

Hundreds of progressive organizations rely on Mobile Commons as a key driver of fundraising and in-the-moment advocacy messaging. Meet the team to see how to acquire and motivate supporters, launch successful text-to-give campaigns, rally members with click-to-call and GOTV campaigns, and a whole lot more.

Pacifica Strategies is a California based public affairs and strategic communication firm with a national footprint offering cutting-edge strategy, training, and cross-channel media relations services to entities and individuals with defined theory of change to push for peace, prosperity, and justice.

YouTube has a range of tools and resources to help those focused on civic engagement build their brands and connect with audiences.

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.

For more than 100 years, the ACLU has worked in courts, legislatures, and communities to protect the constitutional rights of all people. With a nationwide network of offices and millions of members and supporters, the ACLU takes on the toughest civil liberties fights in pursuit of liberty and justice for all.

Action Network has made mass mobile messaging as easy as sending email! Mobile Messaging is fully integrated, allowing you to send mobile messages from the same toolset you use to send email, with all of the advanced features like segmentation, automation, and testing you need to run a powerful program. Sign up for a demo to learn more!

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.

BallotReady’s platform and API make it easy to contact office holders, recruit candidates, and mobilize voters, powered by the most comprehensive database to every level of government. Since our launch in 2015, BallotReady has ensured millions of voters and partner organizations have had access to high quality information on every electoral race and ballot measure as well as the tools needed to take part in our democracy.

Since its founding, BerlinRosen’s focus on the issues at the forefront of the news today—racial and social justice, climate change, LGBTQ+ rights, workers’ rights and more—has positioned the agency to help clients, including foundations, nonprofits, corporations and entertainment brands, navigate tough moments and provide authentic engagement. Our powerful communications strategies for organizations like HBOMax, Audible, Color Of Change and Wikimedia have been recognized by Observer, which named us the #1 PR Agency in 2022.

BOWL PAC works to unify the public, interest groups, and policymakers behind a comprehensive approach to marijuana legalization and justice for those who have been harmed under its criminalization.

The Campaign to Organize Digital Employees (CODE-CWA) is a network of workers who are organizing to build power and make positive change in the tech, game, and digital industries in the United States and Canada. CODE-CWA is a project of the Communications Workers of America, a democratic, member-centered union representing hundreds of thousands of workers throughout tech, media, telecom, and other industries who stand together to fight for justice on the job and in our communities.

For 16 years, Catalist has been the data utility powering the progressive community. We collect, process, and distribute the data that drives progressive change. Since 2006, Catalist has maintained the longest-running voter file outside the parties and our team has built dozens of the most widely recognized, requested, and used models in progressive campaigns. As a trust owned by progressive labor and issue organizations and managed by progressive leaders, Catalist serves exclusively progressive organizations, progressive causes, and the progressive community, and never engages in commercial enterprises. We work with the community, for the community.

Civic Eagle builds the tools that help high performing public policy campaigns gain a strategic edge. With our Enview platform, you can automate bill tracking, leverage AI-driven insights on legislation, and collaborate easily with your team, coalition members, consultants, and stakeholders. Invite as many people as you like for one simple price. Civic Eagle is also the home of Open States, a community of technologists working to make civic data open and accessible to all.

Project UP is Comcast NBCUniversal’s comprehensive initiative to advance digital equity and help build a future of unlimited possibilities. Backed by a $1 billion commitment to reach tens of millions of people over the next decade, Project UP encompasses the programs across the company that connect people to the Internet, advance economic mobility, and open doors for the next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs, storytellers, and creators.

COURIER Newsroom is a civic media company that protects and strengthens our democracy through credible, fact-based journalism that seeks to create a more informed, engaged, and representative America. Its eight local newsrooms provide the communities they serve with news centered on the people and policies affecting their lives. Reporting is produced for the social media platforms and online channels our audiences spend their time on, with an emphasis on video, graphics, and skimmable newsletters to inform and engage our audiences in the ways they consume information today.

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.

Deck builds scores to make it easy to run targeted digital ads, build better lists, and track your campaign’s progress. They’ve made tools to help everyone from the first-time candidate who needs to target the right voters, to organizations to track forecasted outcomes across multiple races, to data-savvy progressives who want to build their own tools using the data Deck collects.

Democracy for America 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.

The Democratic Governors Association (DGA) is an independent voluntary political organization organized to support Democratic governors and candidates across the nation. The DGA is proud to support the Democratic governors in 23 states and 3 U.S. territories, as well as the mayor in Washington, D.C.

The Democratic National Committee, or DNC, was created during the Democratic National Convention of 1848, and is governed by its Charter and Bylaws. For more than 170 years, it’s been responsible for governing the Democratic Party and is the oldest continuing party committee in the United States. Under the leadership of Chair Jaime Harrison, the DNC is composed of the chairs and vice-chairs of each state Democratic Party Committee and over 200 members elected by Democrats in all 57 states and territories.

Dēmos is a dynamic “think-and-do” tank that powers the movement for a just, inclusive, multiracial democracy. Through cutting-edge policy research, inspiring litigation and deep relationships with grassroots organizations, we champion solutions that will create a democracy and economy rooted in racial equity. Demos’ work is guided by three commitments: to achieving true democracy by amplifying the voice of the people, and guaranteeing the right to vote; to building pathways to ensure a diverse, expanded middle class in a new, sustainable economy; and to creating progressive change with the partnership and leadership of on-the-ground organizations in communities of color.

Logo for Do Big Things in blue and green text

Do Big Things is a women-owned and women-led, full-service creative digital agency with a staff that’s 50% people of color, over 50% women, and over 20% LGBTQ+. We partner with progressive campaigns, causes, and companies fighting for powerful, lasting change and propel them to victory through digital storytelling and tools that amplify diverse voices and empower communities.

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.

EDF is working to build a vital Earth for everyone. For more than 50 years we’ve been pioneers, using science and different perspectives to make the environment safer and healthier for us all.

EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, has raised over $700 million to elect Democratic pro-choice 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 and helping build strong campaigns, researching the issues that impact women and families, running nearly $50 million in independent expenditures in the last cycle alone, and turning out women voters and voters of color to the polls.

EveryAction’s mission is to empower our nonprofit partners to be more effective in your mission and do more good, by providing you with the best omnichannel platform that optimizes interactions for the best outcomes, from raising more money to building more support. NGP VAN is the leading technology provider to Democratic and progressive campaigns and organizations, as well as nonprofits, municipalities, and other groups, offering clients an integrated platform of the best fundraising, compliance, field, organizing, digital, and social networking products.

Every day, more than 100 people in America are killed with guns and more than 200 are shot and injured. The gun homicide rate in the U.S. is 25 times higher than that of other high-income countries, but research shows that common-sense public safety laws can reduce gun violence and save lives. Everytown‘s sister organizations include: Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action and Everytown Survivor Network. Join us in the fight to end gun violence!

Fireside Campaigns is a public relations, digital strategy, and data/analytics consulting firm operating in the Democratic political space. The firm supports exciting candidates and non-profit clients who are working to reform and safeguard America’s democracy, hold power accountable, and ensure everyone has a chance to thrive in this country.

Like a LinkedIn for the Left. GAIN Power is a networking and marketing platform for the communities of progressive professionals and organizations working to impact democracy, elections, and advocacy. Most known for our career center and popular listserv Jobs That Are Left. We recently launched a new awards program to recognize and honor political professionals called: PowerfulIDEA.org

GetThru was created by veterans of Bernie 2016, where we helped build the campaign’s historic voter contact operation. In the process, we saw the need for better technology to reach people where they are—on their cell phones. Our P2P texting and calling tools empower our clients to connect with members, supporters, and volunteers to reach their goals. To date, GetThru clients have sent more than 1 billion texts and made over 750 million calls.

Global Zero is spearheading an audacious campaign to eradicate all nuclear weapons everywhere and unlock a world of possibility beyond the bomb in our lifetime.We don’t believe global security can be built on threats of mass destruction. We reject the narrative that insists we accept the enormous risks these weapons pose to our communities and our planet.

Higher Ground Labs is reimagining political technology. We invest in start-ups building products that help progressives win. To date we have invested in over 30 startups building new tools for voter contact, campaign management, data & analytics, and organizing. If you have an idea, a dream, or a product – let’s talk. If you are interested in becoming a co-founder to help make a good idea a powerful reality – reach out!

How We Win the Civil War: Securing a Multiracial Democracy and Ending White Supremacy for Good Do you want to help win this civil war? Do you want to end white supremacy once and for all? Join a growing team of Freedom Fighters who are ready to read this new book and help win this fight!

Hustle is the trusted leader in one-to-one text messaging. We empower organizations to have personal, authentic conversations at scale 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. Connect with us at sales@hustle.com.

Impactive is an all-in-one suite of tools for organizing, outreach, and engagement. We empower progressive campaigns and causes to fundraise, share their stories and actions, get out the vote, and much more. Impactive has a long history of building movements online: Biden/Harris 2020, Planned Parenthood, Community Change, and 1,000+ other partners sent more than 150 million messages during the 2020 election cycle.

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, under the leadership of General President Sean M. O’Brien and General Secretary-Treasurer Fred Zuckerman, is committed to serving its members as a bigger, faster, stronger union. With 1.2 million members, the Teamsters are North America’s strongest union, leading the fight to take back the wages, benefits, and retirement security stolen from workers by the white-collar crime syndicate known as Corporate America. Some advice for anyone who wants to take on the Teamsters? Put your helmet on and buckle your chin strap — this is a full-contact sport.



Lake Research Partners (LRP) is the most consistently accurate and progressive Democratic public opinion research and political strategy firm. LRP is woman-owned, and LRP’s principals are leading advocacy and political campaign strategists. LRP is honored to be a partner of the progressive movement and proud of our work shaping the debate to win crucial progressive policy changes.

LGBT Netroots Connect sponsors programs throughout the year, including a Netroots Nation pre-conference for LGBT leaders, journalists, activists and organizations, and allies. Our events also include training, support and education geared toward expanding participation in the LGBT movement, strategic meetings with online change agents and organizations, and networking. Our work includes programming around social media, LGBTQ history and equality, and the building of partnerships between online and off line organizations.

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

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.

National Democratic Training Committee is the largest Democratic campaign training program in the nation. We’ve democratized campaigning by combining the best in politics, education, and tech to provide Democratic candidates, campaign staff, and local leaders the tools and training they need to run successful campaigns from launch to win.

New Heights Communications is a woman-owned, progressive 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 can elevate your communications and issue advocacy by crafting programs that move lawmakers, allies, and the media to action. And we can enhance any solid outreach strategy by connecting with our vast network of advocacy, legislative, influencer and media contacts—inside the Beltway and out.

New Media Ventures is a mission-driven venture fund and investor network. We find, fund and support startups that are building movements, expanding narratives and accelerating civic engagement. In 12 years, we’ve supported 110+ startups that are revolutionizing the political landscape by leveraging technology to expand the reach of progressive ideas.

The Oversight Board is an independent organization comprised of Board Members representing a diverse set of disciplines and backgrounds from around the world. The Board holds Facebook and Instagram accountable for protecting free speech and human rights by making principled, independent content moderation decisions and by issuing content policy recommendations.

Oxfam is a global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice. We offer lifesaving support in times of crisis and advocate for economic justice, gender equality, and climate action. We demand equal rights and equal treatment so that everyone can thrive, not just survive. The future is equal.

We’re Personified, a managed IT + cybersecurity services provider. We provide expert help to progressive organizations running complex technology and security programs, enabling them to focus on their critical work. We act as an extension of your team – we aim to build trust, and we leverage this to keep the bad actors out.

Planned Parenthood is a trusted health care provider, educator, and passionate advocate in the U.S. as well as a strong partner to health and rights organizations around the world. Each year, Planned Parenthood delivers vital sexual and reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of people.

Population Connection Action Fund is:-Raising awareness of the need to stabilize world population at a level that can be sustained by Earth’s resources;-Fighting to ensure that everyone in the world has access to comprehensive reproductive health care, including the full range of contraceptives and safe abortion care;-Mobilizing our grassroots base to advocate for progressive reproductive health policies at the federal level; and-Endorsing candidates who support everyone’s right to control their own reproductive destinies.

Founded in 1981, Race Forward works with organizers, organizations, communities of color, and government agencies and leaders to dismantle structural racism by building power and transforming institutions. We offer a systemic analysis and innovative approach to complex race issues to help people take effective action toward achieving racial equity.

Run for Something recruits and supports passionate, diverse, young progressives running for local office. We support them with coaching, mentorship, resources, endorsements, and with a strong community of other candidates. At Run for Something, we believe that we have to compete everywhere, run for and win local elections, and fight for our values at every level of government in order to build sustainable power. Run for office with us, and we’ll help you every step of the way.

Scale to Win offers best-in-class calling and texting tools with cutting-edge features, unparalleled support, and reliability you can count on — all at the most affordable rates around. Our tools are trusted by over 1000 clients including the DNC, America Votes, MoveOn, Beto for Texas, Working Families Party, IATSE and more.

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.

Social Security Works fights to protect and expand Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid as well as to lower prescription drug prices.

Sole Strategies is dedicated to creating campaigns and movements that are powerful and people-powered. Our diverse team is built by real field organizers and bona fide activists who are passionate about amplifying progressive voices and creating real change. With services in field operations, fundraising, public relations, digital marketing, and graphic design–we’ll be your one-stop shop for success.
Tusk Strategies runs interdisciplinary, mission-based projects for our clients, using every tool at our disposal to create the political conditions that will lead to the most favorable outcomes. We’ve led winning federal, state and local campaigns and we’ve successfully guided public-facing efforts for some of today’s most influential startups, Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit organizations. We work in every sphere –– from broadband expansion and digital equity, to zero waste initiatives, to crypto currency regulation –– and we specialize in tech innovation and helping to pave the way for new solutions and ideas.

The United Steelworkers (USW) is North America’s largest industrial union, proudly representing 1.2 million workers and retirees. USW members are employed in metals, mining, pulp and paper, rubber, chemicals, glass, auto supply and the energy-producing industries, along with a growing number of workers in health care, public sector, higher education, tech and service occupations.

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.

MEDIA PARTNERS

DemList is a free national political column and resource site dedicated to the mission of educating and informing Democrats, allies and the electorate about the issues, politics and the players of the day. The concise and trusted DemDaily content is framed to explain one topic per day to the average voter, but is read by self-subscribed national, state and local party and elected officials, labor, organizations, lobbyists, Hill staff, press, donors and activists – in every state, the territories and 50 countries.

Free Speech TV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. As the alternative to television networks owned by billionaires, governments and corporations, our network amplifies underrepresented voices and those working on the front lines of social, economic and environmental justice.

Mother Jones is “considered by many the bottom rung of journalism in America,” according to Bill O’Reilly back in 2015. We guess Bill doesn’t know about our multiple awards for journalistic excellence. Why does MoJo live rent free in the minds of conservative pundits? Find out by getting our free Daily newsletter: www.motherjones.com/newsletters.

The Progressive show Politics Done Right with Egberto Willies takes the mystery out of politics. It empowers you to demand a government by We the People. Liberal, Conservative or otherwise, you get to air your point of view. We provide what the mainstream media won’t. The show is yours!

Founded by abolitionists in 1865, The Nation has chronicled the breadth and depth of political and cultural life from the debut of the telegraph to the rise of Twitter, serving as a critical, independent, and progressive voice in American journalism.

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: Public Schools Advocate and Progressive Perspectives, a project that distributes op-eds from diverse voices to newspapers around the country.

The Prospect champions informed discussion on progressive public policy. Our brand of independent, fact-checked reporting does not come cheap. When you support us, your dollars go directly to our mission to cover concentrated corporate power, the financial industry, the labor movement, immigration, infrastructure, foreign policy, neoliberal disasters, the climate crisis, and so much more. Join the Prospect as a member today!