ACT is a non-profit disability rights organization that works to build leaders and organize around the reality of life for people with disabilities: poor living conditions, low-paying jobs, isolation, and discrimination in housing and public services.
African Immigrant Services (AIS) is a community-based non-profit organization working to create new possibilities and opportunities through civic engagement and creative access to resources.
In 2012, CWA and TakeAction Minnesota launched an innovative community-labor partnership based on the idea that we’re stronger together, resulting in historic victories on Election Day and enduring capacity for progressive change.
In 2013, our partnership continues. Learn more here.
Education Minnesota is the leading advocate for public education in Minnesota. Members work in pre-K-12 schools and higher education institutions statewide – getting involved with issues that affect educators and their students, mentoring new teachers, and offering professional development.
As the Industrial Division of CWA, IUE-CWA represents a force of 150,000 active and retired men and women united collectively to seek dignity on the job and a secure future for workers and their families. They focus on organizing the unorganized, unionizing the organized, political and legislative efforts, community involvement, coalition building, and social action.
The Land Stewardship Project is a grassroots membership organization made up of farmers, rural residents, and urban allies that was founded to promote stewardship for farmland, sustainable agriculture, and sustainable communities.
As a union of teachers, paraprofessionals, and school related personnel, the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers works to enhance the work environment for their members and give them a voice in the decisions that affect them.
The Minnesota Association for Justice is comprised of a network of attorneys, paralegals, and students that are dedicated to justice for all. Through seminars, conventions, and regular publications they remained informed on the issues that are pressing to our state and they impact legislation through their lobbying efforts.
Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless aims to generate policies, community support, and local resources for housing and services to end homelessness in Minnesota. Member organizations shape the legislative priorities, training opportunities, and community education efforts as they work to ensure safe, decent, and affordable housing for everybody in our state.
NOC is a new non-profit committed to building power in low-income and moderate-income neighborhoods through community organizing, civic engagement, and education. NOC is a member-funded and member-run organization that takes on the social and economic justice issues that impact our community the most.
The Minnesota Nurses Association is a union of professional nurses with unrestricted RN membership working to advance the professional, economic, and general well-being of nurses and to promote the health and well-being of the public.
OutFront Minnesota is a leader in making our state a place where GLBT Minnesotans have the freedom, power, and confidence to make the best choices for their own lives. They deliver programs and services to the GLBT and allied community centered around public policy, anti-violence, education and training, and the law.
PAVSA is dedicated to the elimination of sexual violence in Southern St. Louis County through supporting victims, educating the community, and advocating for change. Our core values include free and accessible services that are victim-centered and victim-driven. We are committed to providing support services for victims of sexual violence, educating and building awareness in the community and advocating for social change in the many systems that interact with victims following a sexual assault.
Protect Minnesota is the only non-profit organization working solely to prevent gun violence. We are a state-wide organization representing Minnesotans who want to change the discussion about gun violence and advocate for common sense concerning issues surrounding this issue. We can do this through education, through advocacy and through passion for the belief that we can prevent gun injuries and deaths.
The Saint Paul Federation of Teachers strives to create better schools for children and for better working conditions for all who work there. They address both continuing and new issues that arise in education.
SEIU Healthcare brings together workers from across the health care sector to improve the lives of the union members and for all those they provide service to. They are leading advocates for affordable healthcare for all, with a special emphasis on dismantling enduring systemic healthcare inequalities.
SEIU Local 26 is Minnesota’s Property Services Union, uniting more than 5,000 janitors, security officers, and window cleaners in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. SEIU unites more than 225,000 property services workers nationally, and over 1.9 million including workers in healthcare and the public sector.
SEIU Local 284 represents people who work as school bus drivers, custodians, child care workers, paraprofessionals, clerical employees, and other school support staff on issues such as child care, education funding, health care, pensions, and student transportation.
The SEIU Minnesota State Council is building political power for Minnesota’s workers to help ensure that workers, not just corporations and CEOs, are benefiting from today’s global economy.
The Somali Action Alliance brings together the Somali community to build leaders, power, and social capital by understanding public policy and expanding civic engagement among members of this immigrant community.
Spirit of Truth is a faith community from the Judeo-Christian tradition that strives to put love and justice at the center of everything they do. They are a community of organizers and social activists, of many religious and non-religious backgrounds, who practice faith in weekly song-and-prayer gatherings, in strategic campaigns, and on the streets, taking action for the things we believe in.
UFCW Local 1189 represents workers in retail, health care, meatpacking, manufacturing, and food processing industries, as well as pharmacists, paramedics, barbers, and truck drivers. Together, they find a voice in the workplace.
The United Transportation Union is “The Voice of Transportation Labor”, connecting railroad, bus, and mass transit workers on issues that are important to them.
The mission of womenwinning is to encourage, promote and support pro-choice women’s leadership in all political parties and levels of public office.