A project of the
Institute for Policy Studies

Advocacy Groups

Bringing Down the Top, Taxing the Rich

  • Wealth for Common Good A network of business leaders and high-income Americans working together to promote shared prosperity and fair taxation, with members who range from entrepreneurs and doctors to elected officials of all backgrounds and political stripes.
  • Business for Shared Prosperity Business owners, executives, and investors who support public policies and business practices that expand economic opportunity, reduce inequality, promote innovation, and rebuild our nation’s infrastructure for long-term success.
  • United for a Fair Economy A national group working to raise awareness about how concentrated wealth and power undermine the economy, corrupt democracy, deepen the racial divide, and tear communities apart.
  • On the Commons A national network working to protect the commons and our commonwealth in ways that promote equity and sustainability.
  • Americans for Financial Reform A national coalition of more than 200 civil rights, consumer, labor, business, investor, faith-based, and civic and community groups that works to lay the foundation for a stable and ethical financial system.
  • Citizens for Tax Justice A national organization that works to give ordinary people a greater voice in the development of tax laws.
  • Americans for Tax Fairness A diverse campaign of national, state and local organizations united in support of a tax system that works for all Americans.
  • Hedge Clippers A campaign working to expose the mechanisms hedge funds and billionaires use to influence government and politics in order to expand their wealth, influence and power.

Lifting up the Bottom, Promoting Worker Justice

  • Jobs with Justice A national organization leading the fight for workers’ rights and an economy that benefits everyone.
  • Restaurant Opportunities Centers United A national coalition that seeks to improve the wages and working conditions for the nation’s restaurant workforce.
  • National Domestic Workers Alliance A national coalition that aims to achieve respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections for domestic workers.
  • United Workers Congress A strategic alliance of workers that are either by law or by practice excluded from the right to organize.
  • AFL-CIO The labor federation and their affiliates, representing 12.5 million U.S. workers, are a leading force for reducing inequality.
  • SEIU Together with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and other affiliates of Change to Win, SEIU is a leading source of strategic research and organizing aimed at narrowing the economic divide.
  • People’s Action A network of grassroots organizations that work to advance a national economic and racial justice agenda.
  • Campaign for America’s Future A center for ideas and action that works to build an enduring majority for progressive change.
  • Center for Community Change A national organization that empowers low-income people to make change that improves their communities and the public policies that affect their lives.
  • Business for a Fair Minimum Wage A national network of business owners and executives who believe a fair  minimum wage makes good business sense.
  • Oxfam America A global organization working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and injustice.
  • National Employment Law Project A group that publishes research on workers’ issues, promotes worker-friendly policies, and lends legal expertise to campaigns.