I think it is our responsibility to listen and watch very carefully and speak up when we should.
I support organizations and vote for people who support and actively advocate for the rights of people over money. That means I support race and gender equity, pay and tax equity, full funding for quality public pre K-16 education, single payer health care, gay marriage, a women's right to choose and have access to contraception and abortion services, the legalization of marijuana, alternatives to incarceration, controls on banking and free market, clean earth, air, and water, real food, appropriate shelter, and the end of war.
Progressive Dane provides support of all different kinds to our Endorsed Candidates. Candidates receive volunteer support, policy and platform guidance, trainings and staff development, and fiscal support. Donating to Progressive Dane's Elections Fund ensures that our candidates have the resources needed to run effective campaigns and get elected.
What is the difference between the Organizing Fund and Elections Fund?
Our Organizing Fund helps us to run issue campaigns, print literature, pay for mailings, office space, and run our website. None of this money goes towards election activities.
Our elections fund, on the other hand, pays for election specific activities such as donations to endorsed candidates, funding for trainings and other resources, and endorsement literature. No Elections Funds will go towards general organizing.
If you are interested in supporting our issues and organizing work, visit our Membership Page.