Black Voters Matter Fund is dedicated to expanding Black Voter engagement and increasing progressive power. They advocate for policies to expand voting rights/access, including expanded early voting, resisting voter ID, re-entry restoration of rights and strengthening the Voting Rights Act as well as policies that intersect with race, gender, economic and other aspects of equity. They help support local groups in 17 Alabama counties. This includes staff training, candidate development and network development for Black led groups, individuals, and cohorts across the South.
PICO Affiliate in Alabama working with congregations around the state to build electoral engagement and mobilize faith communities on issues around mass criminalization and education.
The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival confronts the interlocking evils of systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, militarism and the war economy, and the distorted moral narrative of religious nationalism. They understand that as a nation we are at a critical juncture — that we need a movement that will shift the moral narrative, impact policies and elections at every level of government, and build lasting power for poor and impacted people.
AKPIRG is the only consumer advocacy and research organization in the state. They are non-partisan and focus on consumer and good governance issues, especially when inconsistent with moneyed, powerful or other special interests. They regularly partner with other local, statewide, and national organizations on broader issues such as net neutrality, money out of politics, a toxic-free Alaska, and consumer awareness.
Alaskans Take a Stand is a diverse group of Alaskan citizens promoting awareness of social justice issues affecting their communities. They advocate for Indigenous rights, racial equity and wildlife preservation. This year they are working on voter education including informing about the process of voting.
Formed in September 2017, Enlaces leads with a mission to empower, educate, and engage Alaska’s Latino community by acting as a catalyst for an equitable presence and voice. By collaboration with communities throughout Alaska, Enlaces works to advance social justice and equity for Latinos and Hispanics in the North.
Native Movement is dedicated to building people power, rooted in an Indigenized worldview, toward healthy, sustainable, & just communities for all.
Native Peoples Action (NPA) is an Indigenous-led organization advocating for equitable access to education, healthcare, wellness and protection of native lands and communities. NPA leverages Alaska Native community networks of volunteers to provide guidance to connect native values with political candidates, policies and land management projects. Through these actions, NPA is unifying Indigenous communities to practice being civically engaged, including registering to vote.
The Alaska Center is making the state the best place to live by engaging, empowering, and electing Alaskans to stand up for clean air and water, healthy communities, and a strong democracy. The future depends upon the health of the resources that sustain Alaska’s diverse cultures, livelihoods, and families. The Alaska Center helps ensure that everyone can enjoy Alaska’s tremendous natural resources, grow and cultivate leaders who champion values supporting a vibrant future for generations to come.
The Alaska Center Education Fund works with Alaskans to understand the values of the state’s natural assets like clean air, water, and salmon, and how clean energy, diverse cultures, and local sustainable economic opportunities support the quality of life for future generations. They also work to ensure Alaskans are knowledgeable and have a voice in the decisions impacting their future.
Founded in the summer of 2020, AZ AANHPI Advocates encourages civic engagement and educates the community on relevant public policies to facilitate the creation of an equitable society and inclusive democracy. They know that engaging AANHPI voters in Arizona was crucial in securing progressive wins in the 2020 election and will continue beyond. As a growing demographic, the organization’s continued outreach is key to ensuring that the AAPI community has a voice in shaping the trajectory of Arizona politics.
AZ AANHPI for Equity Coalition’s mission is to ensure that the AANHPI community and other marginalized communities are a part of the decision making process and garner the appropriate resources for the population in need. The AZ AANHPI for Equity Coalition will ensure the development of nuanced solutions to both AANHPI and broader community issues pertaining to census count and voter engagement.
Arizona Coalition for Change (C4C) & its (c)(4) sister organization Our Voice, Our Vote Arizona (OVOV) are member-led organizations based in Phoenix and Tucson committed to advocating for lasting progressive public policies that empower and equip our most vulnerable communities. They focus on building civic and political power in black and brown communities through voter mobilization & turnout, grassroots organizing, leadership development training, voter registration, electing champions into office, and holding elected officials accountable. By putting people first, they develop and lift up the voices of the New American Majority to take on the nations’ most pressing issues.
An immigrant youth-led organization that fights for higher education access and immigrant rights. ADAC began shortly after Prop 300 was implemented, prop 300 targets the education of undocumented immigrant students forcing many out of school. The group organizes with local communities to promote leadership development, civic engagement,higher education access, and grassroots organizing and advocacy around other issues that affect undocument youth and families. With the support of local attorneys around Arizona they have assisted thousands of DACA applicants with their initial applications and renewal processes free of cost.
A student-led, non-partisan organization created to represent the collective interest of the 140,000+ university students and 400,000+ community college students in Arizona. They advocate at the local, state, and national levels for affordable and accessible higher education. Their organization is built around three pillars – advocacy, organizing, and leadership development. ASA advocates for student issues to elected and appointed officials in Arizona and Washington D.C. They also run direct action campaigns on and off campus and work to build student power every year through voter registration, education and GOTV.