AAPI PROGRESSIVE ACTION
AAPI Progressive Action works to empower Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, connecting AAPI communities and their leaders, to promote awareness and action for progressive AAPI causes.
Arena offers training, placement, and a continuing network of support for those placed on 2020 races. Arena’s training program, Arena Academy, is a five-day immersive training program facilitated by leading experts for up to seven campaign roles, from Campaign Manager to Organizer.
ASIAN AMERICAN ACTION FUND
The Asian American Action Fund is a political action committee that seeks to increase the Asian American and Pacific Islander community’s voice in politics at every level of government across the United States.
ASPIRE PAC supports candidates of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) descent and those that support and promote the issues of the AAPI community. ASPIRE PAC offers a voice for the AAPI community and encourages active participation in the U.S. political process.
Blue Future is a national, youth-led, organizing program focused on organizing young people around progressive electoral campaigns. We engage, mobilize, and connect young people ages 16-24 to progressive electoral campaigns, equipping them with the resources, tools, skills, and network to be effective volunteers, organizers, and public servants.
BLUE LEADERSHIP COLLABORATIVE
Blue Leadership Collaborative offers a full-time, three month paid fellowship program for high-potential campaign staff, providing individualized work placements and professional development to prepare them to work as campaign managers during the 2020 election cycle.
Democracy Labs connects progressive candidates with innovative solutions so they can run better campaigns for less money. It also provides training through free online courses, webinars and in-person workshops.
Emerge America and their 25 Emerge affiliates share one mission: To increase the number of Democratic women leaders from diverse backgrounds in public office through recruitment, training and providing a powerful network. Since 2002, Emerge America affiliates have trained over 4,000 Democratic women to run for office. Their vision: To change the face of power, politics and leadership in this country in order to have policies that are responsive to all Americans.
HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN
The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work, and in every community.
LATINO VICTORY FUND
Latino Victory Fund is a progressive political action committee with the mission of growing Latino political power by increasing Latino representation at every level of government – from the school board to the Senate to the White House. Latino Victory identifies, recruits, and develops candidates for public office while building a permanent base of donors to support them.
The National Democratic Training Committee (NDTC) offers every Democratic candidate and campaign staffer across the country access to free online campaign training and teaches candidates how to customize and adapt what they learn to win their local race.
NEW LEADERS COUNCIL
New Leaders Council (NLC) is the hub for progressive professional leadership. Anchored by its six-month training program, the NLC Institute, NLC equips our leaders with the skills to run for office, manage campaigns, create start-ups and networks of thought leaders. NLC creates lasting infrastructure in communities, states, and nationally to support our fellows and alumni as they become agents of change in all industries. Applications for the 2020 Institute open May 1.
PAY OUR INTERNS
Pay Our Interns is diversifying the workforce one paid internship at time. When we successfully push an organization to offer paid internships, we connect students form underrepresent communities with these paid opportunities.
PIVOT – the Vietnamese American Progressive Association – was formed to be a collective voice for progressive Vietnamese Americans who seek a just and diverse America by engaging and empowering Vietnamese Americans on policies that address: 1) Promoting human, civil, immigrant, and refugee rights; 2) Increasing cultural, linguistic, and financial access to quality education, health care, and economic opportunities; and 3) Protecting the environment.
SNAP PAC is a student-run political action committee that breaks down the financial barriers to politics by enabling low-income students to work as paid field organizers on Democratic congressional campaigns. SNAP helps elect progressive to Congress now while also empowering the next generation of progressive leaders.
In 2018, taking back the House was the one big way we put a check on Trump and the GOP. And over the next two years, there’ll be lots of key ways to further curb their destructive agenda and restore our democracy: flipping the Senate, defending the House, winning the state-level races needed to ensure fair maps in 2021 redistricting—and, of course, taking back the Presidency. Swing Left helps you find the most impactful things you can do to help Democrats win the most important elections.
Unity9PAC is a nonconnected political action committee focused on the African American community. Unity9PAC funds voter education initiatives and elected officials and candidates who share the African American community’s interests and legistlative priorities.
LGBTQ Victory Fund works to change the face and voice of America’s politics and achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans by increasing the number of openly LGBTQ officials at all levels of government.
Woke Vote invests in the activation, long-term engagement, training and development of new organizers, and mobilization of historically disengaged voters of color. Woke Vote seeks to engage registered voters in a multifaceted approach that includes: strategic social media outreach, impactful campus and faith-based outreach, social impact demonstrations, and intense mobilization (GOTV) efforts.
YOUNG DEMOCRATS OF AMERICA
The Young Democrats of America (YDA) is the largest youth-led, partisan progressive organization in the nation. The Young Democrats of America works through their national, state and local chapters to train the next generation of progressive leaders.