Family Research Council – Christin, Rachel and Liz

Formed in 1981 by James Dobson, The Family Research Council is an unpartisan 501(c)(3) charitable organization located in Washington, D.C.  The organizations “mission is to advance faith, family and freedom in public policy and the culture from a Christian worldview.”  In 2012 the organization was the classified as an anti-gay hate group by the Southern Poverty … Continue reading Family Research Council – Christin, Rachel and Liz Continue reading

Center for American Progress: Monica, Steven, Angie, Karla

The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan educational institute dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action. Founded in 2003 by John Podesta to provide long-term leadership and support to the progressive movement, CAP is headed by Neera Tanden and based in Washington, D.C.​ Their work addresses 21st century challenges such…
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The Center for Media and Democracy: Aeryn, Kristin, and Jenn

prwatch.org The Center for Media and Democracy is an investigative research and reporting group located in Madison, Wisconsin. It is a national, non-profit watchdog organization, founded in 1993. CMD’s niche is investigating and exposing the undue influence of corporations and front groups on public policy, including PR campaigns, lobbying, and electioneering. Continue reading

Aspen Institute: Alaisha, Alex, Brenda, and Tryst’n

Policy Institute: Aspen Institute http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aspen_Institute http://www.aspeninstitute.org/about/mission http://www.aspeninstitute.org/sites/default/files/content/upload/Scholarships_Campaign-Aspen_Institute.pdf Location based in Washington D.C. http://www.aspeninstitute.org/about (there are many locations around the world) The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. … Continue reading Continue reading

ESEA (NCLB) Reauthorization Offers Opportunity to Better Support Vulnerable Youth

Congress is currently considering the reauthorization of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), which you may know by its 2001 designation as “No Child Left Behind” (NCLB). The regular reauthorization of this act enables Congress to make revisions or major changes, bringing the act more in line with … Continue reading