Get Energized to Forge a Coup-proof Victory!

By Christine Brown 2/1/22 Last month, the Senate failed to pass federal voting rights when 50 Republicans and 2 Democrats voted against them.  The Atlantic states one success however: we changed the conventional wisdom about the filibuster (Read here).  Shaw and I have often said that it is easier to get good people in officeContinue reading “Get Energized to Forge a Coup-proof Victory!”

Citizen Action Wisconsin

From Eau Claire to Milwaukee, Citizen Action brings people together across racial differences to make Wisconsin a better place to live and work. Citizen Action employs an integrated strategy of grassroots organizing, educational programming, earned media, civic engagement, and political lobbying to advance progressive solutions and shape the public and political debate around health care,Continue reading “Citizen Action Wisconsin”

Contest Every Race

We recruit Democrats to run for office where it matters! For too long, Republicans have been the only ones competing in local races. In states like Oklahoma, Democrats don’t run in up to 75% of local elections! Contest Every Race is working to end GOP dominance in rural America by making sure that no RepublicanContinue reading “Contest Every Race”

Democratic Governors Association

In the 2022 midterms, the stakes could not be higher for many gubernatorial races. As the Republicans continue to take over states through the legislatures, the only firewalls are Democratic Governors. In 2021, more than 440 bills restricting voter access were introduced across the country. What blocked these bills from passing? Democratic governors and theirContinue reading “Democratic Governors Association”

Force Multiplier

Force Multiplier: Our strategy has been to help people with “middle dollar” resources make political donations with an impact. We encourage people to develop the habit of giving early and strategically. Creating political change requires a predictable flow of resources to both candidates and groups. Much political giving is concentrated in the final month ofContinue reading “Force Multiplier”

Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA)

Update 2/21/22: LUCHA’s current fundraising initiative is super cool! Working in communities to connect people with services, foster relationships, and earn trust are important steps in developing our voter base. This exemplifies why grassroots groups are so important. ACE & LUCHA are providing FREE assistance to help individuals complete their DACA renewal packets. However, thereContinue reading “Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA)”

NC Asian Americans Together

NC Asian Americans Together: Our vision is for a more inclusive democracy built by drawing on the strength of diverse traditions, common values and community togetherness. We envision a socially conscious and informed society that integrates greater participation and representation by Asian Americans. We believe that for such a society to exist we must workContinue reading “NC Asian Americans Together”