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Brennan Center for Justice is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on fundamental issues of democracy and justice. It works to hold its political institutions and laws accountable to the twin American ideals of democracy and equal justice for all. The Center’s work ranges from voting rights to campaign finance reform, from ending mass incarceration to preserving constitutional protection in the fight against terrorism. Part think-tank, part advocacy group, part cutting-edge communications hub, Brennan Center starts with rigorous research. It crafts innovative policies and fights for them in congress and the states, the courts, and in the court of public opinion. Brennan Center was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in New York, N.Y.

The Carter Center staff are mission-driven professionals committed to making an impact to advancing peace and health worldwide. In accordance with our commitment to fundamental human rights, The Carter Center embraces diversity as an organizational strength and source of enrichment. We value free and open communication, respecting the views, roles, and contributions of all. There are approximately 200 staff at the Atlanta headquarters and thousands more in field offices around the world. Atlanta staff are recruited through the Emory University Human Resources Department and are employees of Emory University. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our staff.

The New York City Campaign Finance Board manages New York City’s small donor democracy program and educates and engages voters via NYC Votes. The CFB has enjoyed a tremendous arc of progress over its 30-year history, and our updated flagship small donor democracy program is the centerpiece of this progress. We eliminate barriers to participation by providing access to the resources New Yorkers need to vote or run for office and amplify the voices of small donors with New York City’s small donor democracy program. We are dedicated to making New York City’s local democracy more open, transparent, and equitable.

Arnold Ventures is a philanthropy dedicated to tackling some of the most pressing problems in the United States. We invest in sustainable change, building it from the ground up based on research, deep thinking, and a strong foundation of evidence. We drive public conversation, craft policy, and inspire action through education and advocacy. We are a team of more than 80 subject-matter experts headquartered in Houston with offices in New York and Washington, D.C. We work in four key issue areas: health, criminal justice, public finance, and education.

Founded in 2007 by former Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole and George Mitchell, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a non-profit organization that drives principled solutions through rigorous analysis, reasoned negotiation and respectful dialogue. With projects in multiple issue areas, BPC combines politically-balanced policymaking with strong, proactive advocacy and outreach. As the only Washington, DC-based think tank that actively promotes bipartisanship, BPC works to address the key challenges facing the nation. Our policy solutions are the product of informed deliberations by former elected and appointed officials, business and labor leaders, and academics and advocates who represent both ends of the political spectrum. We are currently focused on health, energy, national and homeland security, the economy, housing, immigration, and governance. BPC is committed to seeing our policy solutions enacted by lawmakers. Through the Bipartisan Policy Center Advocacy Network (BPCAN), our (c)(4) affiliate, we engage in advocacy and strategic outreach and education to bolster the legislative center and support efforts that bring Republicans and Democrats together on the difficult issues facing the country. While a healthy, civil debate among those with differing viewpoints is an essential component of our democracy, the current partisan tone in government is impeding progress. Through the Democracy Project and events like Bridge-Builder Breakfasts, political summits and timely policy discussions, BPC is fostering an ongoing conversation about how to overcome political divides and help make our government work better.

Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization committed to expand freedom around the world. Freedom House speaks out against the main threats to democracy and empowers citizens to exercise their fundamental rights. Freedom House supports non-violent civic initiatives in societies where freedom is denied or under threat and promotes the right of all people to be free. Its founders were a diverse group of Americans: journalists, business and labor leaders, academics, and former government officials. Among its early leaders was Wendell Willkie, the Republican presidential nominee in 1940. Eleanor Roosevelt was also a supporter and served, along with Willkie, as the organization’s first co-chair. Having been created in response to the threat of Nazism, Freedom House took up the struggle against Communism in twentieth century after the end of World War II. Since its founding, Freedom House has helped shape the debate on the most pressing issues of its time. Throughout its history, Freedom House has included among its leadership prominent civil rights leaders; notably Roy Wilkins, the director of the NAACP and Bayard Rustin, a leading adviser to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom House acts as a catalyst for freedom through a combination of analysis, advocacy, and action. Their research and analysis frames the policy debate in the United States and abroad on the progress and decline of freedom. Freedom House was established in 1941 in New York City.

Civic Influencers is a nonpartisan organization powering young votes and voices for a just and equitable democracy. #civicinfluencers RT and follow≠endorsement.

TFN is a statewide non-partisan, grassroots organization that is building an informed and effective movement working toward equality and social justice.

New America Foundation is a non-partisan public policy institute that invests in new thinkers and new ideas to address the next generation of challenges. It focuses on a wide range of issues, including national security studies, technology, asset building, health, gender, energy, education, and the economy. New America Foundation emphasizes work that is responsive to the changing conditions and problems of their 21st Century information-age economy. It is focused on shaping up shortened job tenures, longer life spans, mobile capital, financial imbalances, and rising inequality by utilizing the funds received from both the private and public sectors. Founded in 1999, New America Foundation is based in Washington, D.C.

The League of Women Voters of the United States encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge and the confidence to participate. We believe in the power of women to create a more perfect democracy.

The Forward Party is building a new home for independent voters who are more interested in working together to move this country forward than fighting ideological battles that accomplish little and leave Americans behind.