OUR 2018 COHORT
The six organizations in NLA’s first accelerator class have quickly become leaders of the progressive community - providing critical infrastructure, platforms, services, and rapid response capacity that make the entire movement stronger and better.
We could not be more proud of everything these organizations have already achieved nor more excited to see what they will accomplish next.
Redistributing resources and volunteers from solidly blue states to critical and strategic purple/red state races. According to state legislative candidates and local organizers, Sister District is one of the most effective organizations supporting critical state races and candidates.
Building an army of skilled tech volunteers, Ragtag ensures that all progressive organizations and campaigns up and down the ballot can utilize technology to maximize their impact and effectiveness. As the tech behind the March for Our Lives and more than 400 progressive candidates, Ragtag is mobilizing technology to help progressives win.
Mobilizing thousands of lawyers for year-round for voter protection and rapid legal response from issues ranging from family separation, protecting the right of immigrants, to fight for the Supreme Court, Lawyers for Good Government has become a critical resource for the progressive movement.
Women Lawyers On Guard, Inc. is a national, non-partisan organization harnessing the power of lawyers and the law in coordination with other non-profit organizations to preserve, protect and defend the democratic values of equality, justice and opportunity for all.
ActLocal is a robust network that provides local volunteer leaders with the tools, training, and support they need to amplify their efforts, connect to each other, and foster collaboration. In 2017, they partnered with local groups to organize over 1,000 leaders in 13 states to increase their impact. They have become a go-to resource for the new wave of volunteer leaders who emerged after the 2016 election to organize their communities.
Bringing more than 40 progressive groups together to bargain collectively for critical technology and data resources (such as the voter file), The Movement Cooperative has fundamentally changed and improved how the progressive movement resources organizing tools and resources - making the entire movement more effective.