Advocacy: Nonprofit dedicated to building power for the progressive movement.
Social Media: facebook.com/TheActionNet @TheActionNet
Purpose: Empowering millions of activists every day.
Advocacy: Fighting the hatred and greed poisoning our politics.
Social Media: facebook.com/timeforallofus/
Purpose: Democratic revolution to make America a real, multi-racial democracy for the first time in our history.
Alliance for Justice
Advocacy: Over 100 organizations committed to progressive values.
Social Media: facebook.com/AllianceforJustice
Purpose: Create an equitable, just, and free society.
Advocacy: Award-winning news magazine and online community that creates original journalism and amplifies the best of hundreds of other independent media sources.
Social Media: facebook.com/AlterNetNews @AlterNetNews
Purpose: Inspire action and advocacy on the environment, human rights and civil liberties, social justice, media, health care issues, and more.
Advocacy: Progressive politics
Social Media: facebook.com/AmericaVotesOrg/ @AmericaVotesOrg
Purpose: Votes brings together a wide range of organizations to engage voters on issues. Our work focuses on election modernization and redistricting.
Advocacy: Globe's largest and most powerful online activist network.
Social Media: facebook.com/Avaaz @Avaaz
Purpose: Organize citizens of all nations to close the gap between the world we have and the world most people everywhere want.
Bend the Arc
Advocacy: Building the power and passion of the progressive Jewish movement in America by bringing together Jews from across the country.
Social Media: facebook.com/bendthearc @bendthearc
Purpose: Advocate and organize for a more just and equal society.
Advocacy: Committed to using the power of business to make a positive social and earth-friendly impact on the world.
Social Media: facebook.com/Care2/ @Care2
Purpose: Action on important causes such as human rights, animal welfare, and the environment.
Center for American Progress
Advocacy: Independent nonpartisan policy institute that is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans, through bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action.
Social Media: facebook.com/americanprogress
Purpose: America should be a land of boundless opportunity, where people can climb the ladder of economic mobility. We believe we owe it to future generations to protect the planet and promote peace and shared global prosperity. And we believe an effective government can earn the trust of the American people, champion the common good over narrow self-interest, and harness the strength of our diversity .
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Advocacy: Healthier food system.
Social Media: facebook.com/cspinet
Purpose: Educate the public, advocate for government policies that are consistent with scientific evidence on health and environmental issues, and counter industry’s powerful influence on public opinion and public policies.
Advocacy: Middle-out economics, climate change, gun responsibility, inclusive democracy.
Social Media: facebook.com/CivicSkunkWorks/ @CivicSkunkWorks
Purpose: Economies grow when everyone is included as an active participant, and the best way to ensure inclusion is through a vibrant and truly representative democracy.
Advocacy: End U.S. wars and militarism.
Social Media: facebook.com/codepinkalert/ @codepinkalert
Purpose: Support peace and human rights initiatives, and redirect our tax dollars into healthcare, education, green jobs and other life-affirming programs.
Advocacy: Diverse, grassroots organization of U.S. veterans and military family members who are fighting to preserve the core values we swore to uphold and defend.
Social Media: facebook.com/commondefensepac @commondefensepac
Purpose: Protect our communities from hate and violence, to serve on the front lines for social, economic, and environmental justice, and to champion a truly equitable and representative democracy.
Advocacy: Non-profit independent news center created in 1997 as a new media model.
Social Media: facebook.com/commondreams.org @commondreams.org
Purpose: Values of social justice, human rights, equality and peace.
Corporate Accountability International
Advocacy: Stop corporate abuse.
Social Media: facebook.com/stopcorporateabuse @stopcorporateabuse
Purpose: Protect human rights, public health and the environment by waging and winning campaigns challenging the abuses of some of the world's most powerful corporations.
Council for a Livable World
Advocacy: Non-partisan, non-profit dedicated to enhancing peace and security.
Social Media: facebook.com/livableworld @livableworld
Purpose: Reduce and eventually eliminate nuclear weapons and to minimize the risk of war through lobbying and by helping elect and support Members of Congress who share our goals.
Advocacy: Social change network of 5 million activists.
Social Media: facebook.com/CREDO @CREDO
Purpose: Organize for progressive change. We mobilize our 5 million activists to speak out and pressure decision-makers from the local to the national level.
Advocacy: News organization, community, and activist hub.
Social Media: facebook.com/dailykos/ @dailykos
Purpose: Reshape a political world once the exclusive domain of the rich, connected, and powerful.
Delco, PA Indivisible
Advocacy: Progressive politics.
Social Media: facebook.com/groups/383406765329243/
Purpose: Heeding the call for urgent and heroic action, we stand together to reclaim our constitutional democracy through ordinary, courageous and non-partisan acts of resistance.
Democracy for America
Advocacy: Progressive social and economic reform through the Democratic Party
Social Media: facebook.com/DFAaction/
Purpose: Democracy for America (DFA) is a member-driven, people-powered political action committee founded by former presidential candidate and DNC chair Gov. Howard Dean. Our mission is to build and empower the progressive grassroots to take our democracy back from corporations and the wealthy few and aggressively combat growing income inequality.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Advocacy: Leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world.
Social Media: facebook.com/eff @eff
Purpose: Champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development.
End Citizens United
Advocacy: Limiting the influence of money in political campaigns.
Social Media: facebook.com/EndCitizensUnitedPAC/
Purpose: Counter the disastrous effects of Citizens United and reform our campaign finance system.
Faith in Action (formerly PICO)
Advocacy: Faith-based network of community organizations.
Social Media: facebook.com/FIAnational/
Purpose: Improve quality of life in communities.
Fight for Reform
Advocacy: State-level project of End Citizens United, is working to reform our broken campaign finance system at the local level.
Social Media: facebook.com/FightForReform/
Purpose: Connect grassroots activists to ballot initiatives that will bring transparency and accountability to local elections.
Fight for the Future
Advocacy: Internet in the public interest.
Social Media: facebook.com/fightfortheftr/ @fightfortheftr
Purpose: Protect and expand the Internet’s transformative power in our lives by creating civic campaigns that are engaging for millions of people.
ForceChange.com: petition to change your world
Advocacy: Individuals who care deeply about issues such as animal rights, the environment, human rights, social justice, progressive politics, and more.
Social Media: facebook.com/ForceChange/ @ForceChange
Purpose: Provide the important news, policy and analysis intended to arm people with the information and tools necessary to force change in the unsustainable status quo.
Advocacy: Social action platform for a global generation that wants to solve the world’s biggest challenges.
Social Media: facebook.com/GLBLCTZN @GLBLCTZN
Purpose: Learn about issues, take action on what matters most and join a community committed to social change.
Advocacy: A world without nuclear weapons.
Social Media: facebook.com/globalzero/ @globalzero
Purpose: Eliminate the nuclear threat once and for all.
Advocacy: Political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans who want Israel to be secure, democratic and the national home of the Jewish people.
Social Media: facebook.com/jstreetdotorg/ @jstreetdotorg
Purpose: Policies that advance shared US and Israeli interests as well as Jewish and democratic values, leading to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Just Foreign Policy
Advocacy: Independent and non-partisan membership organization.
Social Media: facebook.com/justforeignpolicy/ @justforeignpolicy
Purpose: Reform U.S. foreign policy by mobilizing and organizing the broad majority of Americans who want a foreign policy based on diplomacy, law and cooperation.
Advocacy: Pennsylvania's largest online progressive action network.
Social Media: facebook.com/PAStandsUp/
Purpose: Build a permanent progressive political movement in Pennsylvania.
Keystone Research Center
Advocacy: Does original research, produces reports, and promotes public dialogue that addresses important economic and civic problems.
Social Media: facebook.com/KeystoneResearch/
Purpose: Up-to-date independent analysis of Pennsylvania's economy and public policy.
Advocacy: Progressive causes.
Social Media: facebook.com/LeftAction/ @LeftAction
Purpose: Flagship site of the Left Action Network, a series of online properties fighting in tandem for the causes near and dear to progressives.
Advocacy: Network of hundreds of local elected officials from around the country.
Social Media: facebook.com/LocalProgressNetwork/
Purpose: Strong economy, equal justice, livable cities, and effective government.
MDRC (Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation}
Advocacy: Work as an intermediary, bringing together public and private funders to test new policy-relevant ideas, and communicate what we learn to policymakers and practitioners.
Social Media: facebook.com/MDRCNews @MDRCNews
Purpose: Find solutions to some of the most difficult problems facing the nation — from reducing poverty and bolstering economic self-sufficiency to improving public education and college graduation rates.
Move to Amend
Advocacy: Get money out of politics.
Social Media: facebook.com/Move2Amend/ @Move2Amend
Purpose: Amend our Constitution to firmly establish that money is not speech and that human beings not corporations are persons entitled to constitutional rights.
Advocacy: Strengthening the progressive movement.
Social Media: facebook.com/moveon
Purpose: Education and advocacy, providing civic engagement tools to the public, and building the progressive movement by encouraging and supporting the development of more grassroots leaders.
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
Advocacy: Preserve Social security, Medicare, and Medicaid.
Social Media: facebook.com/NationalCommittee
Purpose: Secure for the future the health and income security programs of the United States.
Network Lobby for Catholic Social Justice
Advocacy: Founded by Catholic sisters in the progressive spirit of Vatican II, NETWORK works to create a society that promotes justice and the dignity of all in the shared abundance of God’s creation.
Social Media: facebook.com/NetworkLobby @NetworkLobby
Purpose: Change structures that cause poverty and inequality, placing the needs of people at the economic margins and excluded at the center of our advocacy.
Advocacy: Campaigning and Advocacy organization of nearly eight million people around the world taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa.
Social Media: facebook.com/ONE?v=wall @ONE
Purpose: Governments to do more to fight AIDS and other preventable, treatable diseases in the poorest places on the planet, to empower small-holder farmers, to expand access to energy, and to combat corruption so governments are accountable to their citizens.
Advocacy: Works to keep the Internet open, affordable, and surveillance-free.
Social Media: facebook.com/openmediaorg
Purpose: Create community-driven campaigns to engage, educate, and empower people to safeguard the Internet.
Advocacy: Thousands of volunteers from across the world.
Social Media: facebook.com/PoliticalRevolution
Purpose: Reclaim democracy for the working people of our country.
Advocacy: Grassroots educational and advocacy organization focused on transforming how individuals, communities, and nations respond to conflict and violence.
Social Media: facebook.com/ThePeaceAlliance @ThePeaceAlliance
Purpose: Grow a movement of a million strong for peace.
Advocacy: Using the time-tested tools of investigative research, media exposés, grassroots organizing, advocacy and litigation, PennPIRG stands up to powerful anti-consumer interests and delivers concrete results.
Social Media: facebook.com/PennPIRG/ @PennPIRG
Purpose: Stand up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security or our right to fully participate in our democratic society.
Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center
Advocacy: Nonpartisan, statewide policy research project.
Social Media: facebook.com/PennBPC
Purpose: A system of taxation that is fair and progressive, and that raises sufficient revenue to provide quality public services and economic prosperity.
Advocacy: Coalition to fix our broken tax system, so our communities can thrive.
Social Media: facebook.com/PAsChoice @PAsChoice
Purpose: Legislators need to find revenue necessary to fund public investments in a budget balanced without gimmicks. Legislators should generate new revenue in three ways: 1) a severance tax on natural gas; 2) closing corporate tax loopholes, and 3) passing the Fair Share Tax that would cut taxes on working Pennsylvanians and raise revenue from wealthier Pennsylvanians through things like capital gains and dividends.
People for the American Way
Advocacy: Progressive organization.
Social Media: facebook.com/peoplefor @peoplefor
Purpose: 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.
Advocacy: Building powerful organizations nationwide where people of all races, faiths, and genders gather to make change.
Social Media: facebook.com/pplsaction/ @pplsaction
Purpose: Create a world where we all have what we need to thrive, achieve, and feel our full worth at home, at work, and in our communities.
Pew Charitable Trusts
Advocacy: Independent nonprofit organization.
Social Media: facebook.com/pewcharitabletrusts @pewcharitabletrusts
Purpose: Solve today’s most challenging problems.
Advocacy: Resource and information clearinghouse for the growing culture of resistance.
Social Media: facebook.com/PopularResistanceOrg/ @PopularResistanceOrg
Purpose: Bring movements for peace, justice, economic fairness and environmental protection together into an independent, nonviolent and diverse movement that can end the power of concentrated wealth, shift power to the people and put human needs before corporate greed.
Power to Impeach
Advocacy: A Political Action Committee solely devoted to removing Trump from office.
Social Media: facebook.com/powertoimpeach/ @powertoimpeach
Purpose: Address the structural impediment to initiating impeachment proceedings: taking control of the House of Representatives away from the Republicans.
Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC)
Advocacy: Million-member grassroots organization building power at the local, state, and federal levels
Social Media: facebook.com/boldprogressives @boldprogressives
Purpose: Electoral work and issue Advocacy work on democracy issues and for economic populist priorities.
Progressive Democrats of America
Advocacy: Grassroots PAC operating inside the Democratic Party.
Social Media: facebook.com/PDAmerica/ @PDAmerica
Purpose: Build a party and a country controlled by citizens, not corporate elites with policies that serve the broad public interest, not just the narrow private interests.
Progressive Turnout Project
Advocacy: Grassroots political action committee (PAC) dedicated to connecting with voters one-on-one and getting Democrats to the polls.
Social Media: facebook.com/turnoutpac @turnoutpac
Purpose: Design, test, and execute specialized voter turnout programs targeting inconsistent Democratic voters in the most competitive districts in the country.
Advocacy: Nonpartisan nonprofit with an urgent goal: to hold the President and the Executive Branch accountable to the laws and longstanding practices that have protected our democracy through both Democratic and Republican administrations.
Purpose: Monitor, investigate, report on, organize and litigate against any action taken by the Executive Branch that could erode the rules, practices and freedoms that underpin our ability as a self-governing people to hold our leaders accountable.
Advocacy: The people’s voice in the nation’s capital.
Social Media: facebook.com/publiccitizen/ @publiccitizen
Purpose: Ensure that all citizens are represented in the halls of power.
Advocacy: Organization that consistently stands strong for economic fairness, equal rights, civil liberties, environmental protection, and defunding endless wars.
Social Media: facebook.com/RootsAction/
Purpose: People-powered petition tool lets you create petitions and affect change with the tools and resources of Roots Action.
Running Strong for American Indian Youth
Advocacy: Help American Indian people meet their immediate survival needs – food, water, and shelter.
Social Media: facebook.com/RunningStrongforAmericanIndianYouth
Purpose: Implement and support programs designed to create opportunities for self-sufficiency and self-esteem.
Social Security Works
Advocacy: Maintain Social Security as a vehicle of social justice.
Social Media: facebook.com/socialsecurityworks
Purpose: Protect and improve the economic security of disadvantaged and at-risk populations and to safeguard the economic security of those dependent, now or in the future, on Social Security.
Sum of Us
Advocacy: Stopping big corporations from behaving badly.
Social Media: facebook.com/SumOfUsOrg/ @SumOfUsOrg
Purpose: Use our power as consumers, workers and investors to hold the biggest companies in the world to account.
Advocacy: Nonprofit 501(c)4 that was founded by members of the STEM community, grassroots supporters and political activists.
Social Media: facebook.com/314Action/?ref=br_rs
Purpose: Elect more leaders who will use their training as STEM professionals to influence policy-making. Evidence-based reasoning should be the foundation of legislation related to issues like climate change, and gun violence.
United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)
Advocacy: Represents and defends the interests of local governments on the world stage, regardless of the size of the communities they serve.
Social Media: facebook.com/UnitedCitiesAndLocalGovernments @UnitedCitiesAndLocalGovernments
Purpose: To be the united voice and world advocate of democratic local self-government, promoting its values, objectives and interests, through cooperation between local governments, and within the wider international community.
Veterans for Peace
Advocacy: Global organization of Military Veterans and allies whose collective efforts are to build a culture of peace by using our experiences and lifting our voices.
Social Media: facebook.com/veteransforpeace @veteransforpeace
Purpose: Inform the public of the true causes of war and the enormous costs of wars, with an obligation to heal the wounds of wars.
Advocacy: Focus on nonpartisan education and advocacy on behalf veterans and their families.
Social Media: facebook.com/votevets @votevets
Purpose: Work with all progressive allies representing labor, immigration, gay and lesbian rights, and environmentalists, when their issues coincide with the needs of troops and veterans.
Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND)
Advocacy: Redirect federal budget priorities away from the military-industrial complex and toward human needs.
Social Media: facebook.com/WomensAction @WomensAction
Purpose: Reduce violence and militarism, support nuclear disarmament, and redirect excessive Pentagon spending to unmet human and environmental needs.
Advocacy: Electing the next generation of progressive leaders and building grassroots power to renew the American Dream.
Social Media: facebook.com/WorkingFamilies @WorkingFamilies
Purpose: United States economy should work for everyone, not just the wealthy and well-connected. One where politicians are accountable to working people, instead of Wall Street lobbyists and corporate CEOs. One where all of us, no matter where we come from, can find a good job, get healthcare when we need it, afford a home, send our kids to good schools, and have a secure retirement.
World Beyond War
Advocacy: Global nonviolent movement to end war and establish a just and sustainable peace.
Social Media: facebook.com/worldbeyondwar/ @worldbeyondwar
Purpose: Replace a culture of war with one of peace in which nonviolent means of conflict resolution take the place of bloodshed.
Advocacy: American news and commentary program on YouTube.
Social Media: facebook.com/TheYoungTurks/ @TheYoungTurks
Purpose: Show is aimed at the "98 percent 'not in power'" and what Cenk Uygur describes as the 60% of Americans who hold progressive views.