DA News

  • DA News / June 3, 2016

    Kim Anderson to Join the DA Team in July

    The Democracy Alliance is pleased to welcome Kim Anderson on board as Executive Vice President, beginning July 18. Anderson has been a senior figure in the National Education Association since 2001, where she is currently Senior Director of the ...

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  • DA News / April 22, 2016

    The DA’s 2020 State Funds: Spring Updates

    Nearly a year ago, the Democracy Alliance released its 2020 Vision Investment Portfolio, a collection of organizations and efforts that not only comprise a robust “progressive infrastructure” but whose work, taken together, has the ...

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  • DA News / April 22, 2016

    2020 Funds Update: The State Engagement Initiative

    The contrast between red and blue states could not be more clear. On Democracy: Arizona dramatically cut its number of polling places in Maricopa County, requiring many of the states’ Latino residents to wait up to five hours to cast a ...

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  • DA News / April 21, 2016

    2020 Funds Update: The New American Majority Funds

    Although there is much about the 2016 election that is defying conventional wisdom, we know some things for sure, namely that the 2016 electorate will be the most diverse in history, with nearly 1 in 3 voters being a person of color. In many of ...

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  • DA News / April 20, 2016

    2020 Funds Update: The Climate Fund

    Last week, the New York Times reported that new models are predicting that the West Antarctic ice sheet could disintegrate within decades, causing sea levels to rise by six feet by 2100, drowning coastlines and destroying major cities such as ...

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  • DA News / April 19, 2016

    2020 Funds Update: The Democracy Fund

    Over the course of the last year, the Democracy Alliance has solidified its funding strategy for countering the Right’s voter suppression efforts. Under the guidance of our new Democracy Fund’s Advisory Board, we have consulted with leading ...

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  • DA News / April 18, 2016

    2020 Funds Update: The Inclusive Economy Fund

    The Democracy Alliance, through our new Inclusive Economy Fund (IEF), has doubled down on support for local economic campaigns. In less than a year, we formed an Advisory Board, crafted a funding strategy, consulted with dozens of experts and ...

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  • DA News / February 1, 2016

    Welcoming the Newest Members of the DA Team

    The DA is thrilled to welcome three new staffers to our DC office. Roger Kim has joined the DA as the Senior Strategy and Planning Officer (Climate) after working for the mayor of San Francisco, where he led the development and implementation of ...

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