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Philadelphia Unemployment Project

Posted November 19, 2014

“Organizing for Justice and Serving the Unemployed” Since 1975, the Philadelphia Unemployment Project has organized the poor and unemployed to fight for economic justice, bringing diverse groups together to bring about major changes that benefit millions of unemployed and impoverished.  PUP has helped the unemployed link with coalition partners in the labor, religious, community civil […]

National Organization for Women (NOW)

Posted November 19, 2014

As the grassroots arm of the women’s movement, the National Organization for Women is dedicated to its multi-issue and multi-strategy approach to women’s rights. NOW is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States, with hundreds of thousands of contributing members and more than 500 local and campus affiliates in all 50 states […]

POWER – Philadelphians Organized to Witness, Empower & Rebuild

Posted November 19, 2014

We are Philadelphians Organized to Witness, Empower & Rebuild (POWER).  We are congregations from all across the city, intentionally bringing people together across the lines of race, faith, income level and neighborhood — lines which have historically kept Philadelphians divided.  We are people of faith committed to the work of bringing about justice here and now, in our […]

Americans for Democratic Action

Posted October 31, 2014

Americans for Democratic Action (ADA) is one of the oldest liberal political organizations in the country. It was founded in 1947 by Eleanor Roosevelt, John Kenneth Galbraith, former Senator and Vice President Hubert Humphrey, and the late Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. From its national base in Washington, D.C., ADA lobbies and works for liberal ideals […]

Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL)

Posted October 28, 2014

Founded in 1943 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), FCNL’s nonpartisan, multi-issue advocacy connects historic Quaker testimonies on peace, equality, simplicity, and truth with peace and social justice issues. FCNL fields the largest team of registered peace lobbyists in Washington, DC. FCNL is involved in many areas of advocacy, including peace, justice, […]

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