I focus on those political groups which have an interest in and act on behalf of the environment, food safety, social justice issues, animal rights, fighting corruption, and/or creating a more truly democratic political system.

Call (202) 224-3121 to reach your Congressperson

Brand New Congress — Official site; “We’re recruiting and running 400+ candidates as a single, unified campaign for Congress in 2018. They will pass a radical and practical plan to get everyone good jobs, get incomes rising again and rid our government of corruption. Americans are hungry to rebuild their country together with everyone from every community, region, race and culture. Step 1 is electing a Brand New Congress in 2018.

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Democracy Now! — Official site: “a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez …. For true democracy to work, people need easy access to independent, diverse sources of news and information.”

Democracy Spring — Official site; “Democracy Spring is a movement organization committed to winning sweeping democracy reforms that would end the corruption of big money in politics and guarantee the right to vote for all….Together we are building a grassroots social movement capable of transforming our political system and winning a real democracy. “

Indivisible — Official site; “Our mission is to fuel a progressive grassroots network of local groups to resist the Trump Agenda. In every congressional district in the country, people like you are starting local groups and leading local actions. Are you standing indivisible with us?”

Inequality Media — Official site; “Our Mission: Use the power of storytelling to educate and mobilize the public about the realities and impacts of inequality. Inequality Media uses videos to explain complex economic ideas in a way that everyone can understand.  We believe in the power of storytelling to inform and engage.  And we believe in the power of an informed and engaged public to bring about change because how we understand a problem dictates what options are on the table to fix it.  Our ultimate vision is an economy that works for everyone. “

MoveOn.org –Official site: “MoveOn is made up of two organizations: MoveOn.org Civic Action, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization focusing on 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. MoveOn.org Political Action, meanwhile is a federal PAC focused on running powerful progressive advocacy campaigns and demonstrating MoveOn members’ power at the ballot box by electing candidates who reflect MoveOn members’ values.”

Stand Up America — Facebook page; “We reject Donald Trump’s dangerous agenda and vision for America. Join us to fight back!”

Working Families Party“We’re going all in to win our country back from racism, sexism, and xenophobia. And we’re gonna start local.  Take the pledge and join us to stop Donald Trump’s bigoted plan for America.”


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