Progressive Groups in Each State

I have a list of some Progressive groups from various states and their supporters.

Blueprint NC Buddies

American Civil Liberties Union

Action Institute North Carolina

Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials

Appalachian Voices

Beloved Community Center of Greensboro, Inc.

Carolina Justice Policy Center

Children First/Communities In Schools of Buncombe County

Coalicion Latino Americana, Inc. / Latin American Coalition

Common Cause Education Fund

Democracy North Carolina

Disability Rights North Carolina

El Pueblo, Inc.

Environment North Carolina Research and Policy Center, Inc.

Institute for Southern Studies

League of Women Voters North Carolina


NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina Foundation

National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund

North Carolina A. Philip Randolph Institute, Inc.

North Carolina A.I.D.S. Action Network

North Carolina Association of Community Development Corporations

North Carolina Conservation Network

North Carolina Fair Share Community Development Corportation

North Carolina Justice Center

North Carolina League of Conservation Voters Foundation

North Carolina PIRG Education Fund

North Carolinians Against Gun Violence Education Fund, Inc.

People’s Alliance Fund

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic

Progress North Carolina

Public Schools First North Carolina

Southeast Asian Coalition

Southern Coalition for Social Justice

Southern Vision Alliance

Spirit In Action

North Carolina Council of Churches

Toxic Free NC

Unifour ONE

WakeUp Wake County, Inc.

Women AdvaNCe

Working America Education Fund




Maine People’s Alliance Buddies

Affordable Housing

Center for Community Change (CCC)

Portland Tenants Union


Environmental Organizations

Environmental Health Strategy Center

Maine League of Conservation Voters

Natural Resources Council of Maine

National Resources Defense Council

Fair and Clean Elections

Common Cause Maine

League of Women Voters of Maine

Maine Citizens for Clean Elections


Funding and Support

Maine Initiatives 

Health Care

Consumers for Affordable Health Care (CAHC) 

Health Care for America Now 

Family Planning Association of Maine 

Food and Medicine

Kennebec Valley Organization

Maine AllCare

Maine Labor Group on Health

Maine Public Health Association

National Ctte. to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP)

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England 

Universal Healthcare Action Network (UHCAN)


Labor and Trade Associations

AFSCME Council 93

Greater Bangor Area Central Labor Council


Maine Education Association (MEA) 

Maine State Employees Association

Maine State Employees Association – SEIU Local 1989

Maine State Nurses Association

Maine Trial Lawyers Association

Restaurant Opportunities Center 

Teamsters Local 340


Long term care

Caring Across Generations


National and Regional Affiliations

Center for Community Change (CCC) 

Northeast Action

US Action


Peace and International Outreach

Peace through Interamerican Community Action

Peace Action Maine


Research and Policy

Maine Center for Economic Policy (MECEP)

Maine Equal Justice Partners (MEJP)

Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission (MITSC)


Social and Economic Justice

Engage Maine

Equality Maine

Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project 

Maine Asso. of Interdependent Neighborhoods (MAIN)

Maine Council of Senior Citizens

Maine Women’s Lobby

NAACP Portland Branch

POWER: Portland Organizing to Win Economic Rights 



Idaho Community Action Network Buddies


Alliance for a Just Society

Applied Research Center (ARC)

Center for Community Change (CCC)

National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

Pineros Y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN)

United Farmworkers Foundation


Idaho Human Rights Education Center

Catholic Charities of Idaho

Centro de Comunidad y Justicia

Community Council of Idaho

Idaho Hispanic Caucus

Boise State University Student Diversity & Inclusion 



Montana Organizing Project Buddies


Angela’s Piazza

Center for Rural Affairs

Fallon County Federal Credit Union

Helena Service of Peace and Justice

Indian People’s Action

Montana Small Business Alliance

Strike Debt Helena


First Congregational UCC- Billings

St. Pius X Catholic Church- Billings

Congregation Har Shalom- Missoula

University Congregational UCC- Missoula


Greater Yellowstone Central Labor Council

Missoula Central Labor Council


United Association (UA) of Plumbers and Pipefitters 30

SEIU Healthcare 775 NW

United Steel Workers 11-443

Northwest Carpenters

Southwest Montana Central Labor Council

United Steel Workers 11-470 (ExxonMobil)

United Steel Workers 11-470 (Phillips 66)


Illinois People’s Action Buddies

Bloomington / Normal Members

New Covenant Community Church (

Moses Montefiore Congregation ( )

First Presbyterian Church (

First United Methodist Church (

NAACP Chapter

Resurrection Lutheran Church (

Unitarian Universalist Church (

Wesley United Methodist Church (

Word of Life Church

Action Research Center (ARC), Illinois Wesleyan University (

Mount Moriah Christian Church

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Mennonite Peace and Justice Committee, Normal

Champaign / Urbana Members

Metanoia Centers, Inc. (

NAACP Chapter

Christian Mercy and Justice Network

Danville Members

Allen Chapel AME Church

Decatur Members

Central Christian Church (

NAACP Chapter

First Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)

First Evangelical Lutheran Church (

Grace United Methodist Church

St. Peter A.M.E.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Decatur (

Metro East Members

Calvary Lutheran Church

Peoria Members

Heaven’s View Christian Fellowship

Mt. Zion Baptist Church (

Unitarian Universalist Church (

City of Refuge Worship Center (

Prince of Peace Baptist Church

Greater Apostolic Bibleway Church

New Hope International Ministries

Church of the Living God- CWFF


Peoria Ministers Economic Development Organization (PMEDO)

Latter Rain Temple

New Cornerstone Baptist

Trinity Baptist

Peoria Families Against Toxic Waste

Global Warming Solutions Group of Central Illinois

Springfield Members

First Presbyterian Church (

Hope Presbyterian Church (

Little Flower Catholic Church (

St. John’s AME Church

Body of Christ Church (Buffalo, IL)

Westminster Presbyterian Church PC (USA)

Homeless United for Change

Other Members

Calvary Lutheran Church of Belleville

47 (and growing) Individual Members

S.A.F.E. Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing the Environment


South Carolina Progressive Network (SCPN) Buddies

Executive Committee

Co-Chairwoman Donna DeWitt, who is also the President of the State AFL-CIO; Co-Chairman Joe Neal, a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives and past Chairman of the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus; Vice-Chairwoman Renee Carter, who is active in the National Organization For Women (NOW) and sits on Planned Parenthood‘s Board of Directors; Vice Chairman Bert Easter, who also serves as Chairman of the South Carolina Gay and Lesbian Pride Movement; and Director Brett Bursey, who is also a Director of Natural Guard, a leftist environmental and social justice resource organization

Coalition Members

  1. Phillip Randolph Institute; the AFL-CIO; the Alliance for Full Acceptance; the Association of Progressive Campaigners; the Beaufort County Coalition for Choice; the Carolina Peace Resource Center; the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists; the Collaborative for Community Trust; Common Cause of South Carolina; Eastern Cherokee, Southern Iroquois and United Tribes of South Carolina; Environmentalists, Inc.; Food Not Bombs; Grassroots Leadership; Hilton Head for Peace; Inmates, Families, Friends — One Network Ladder for Your Support; the League of Women Voters; the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement for Self-Determination; the Methodist Federation for Social Action; the Metropolitan Community Church of Columbia; the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; the Natural Guard Fund; Parents, Friends & Families of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG); Planned Parenthood; the South Carolina Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty; South Carolina Environmental Watch; South Carolina Fair Share; South Carolina Forest Watch; the South Carolina Gay & Lesbian Pride Movement; the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus; the South Carolina National Organization for Women; South Carolinians for Drug Law Reform; Thinking People; and UNITE!


Citizen Action of New York Funders

1199SEIU United Healthcare
CSEA Local 100
Communications Workers of America
Connecticut Citizen Action Group
Rosemary Faulkner
Friends of Democracy
Gersowitz, Libo & Korek PC
Local 32BJ SEIU
Long Island Progressive Coalition
New York State Nurses Association
New Yorkers for Fiscal Fairness
Proteus Funds
William Samuels
See Forward Fund, Inc.
Strong Economy for All Coalition
Transport Workers Local 100
United Federation of Teachers
Zephyr for New York


FACE (Hawaii) Buddies



Oahu Members


Maui Members


Center for Neighborhood Leadership (Arizona) Buddies


Arizona Public Service

West Valley Resort & Casino

AT&T Foundation

United Food & Commercial Workers, Local 99

Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund



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