Defending Democratic Values, Institutions, and Norms

This dynamic “Resistance Map” was first developed by the DA in 2017 to track the organizations working to defend democratic institutions and norms in the age of the Trump Administration.

Click on a group to learn more about its work or use the filter to sort by issue area. Organizations are listed alphabetically.

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National Employment Law Project

Upholds for all workers America's promise of opportunity and economic security.

National Hispanic Leadership Agenda

National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) is a coalition of the nation’s 46 prominent Latino organizations.

National Immigration Law Center

The National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income.

New Left Accelerator

New Left Accelerator (NLA) serves as strategic consultant and coaching advisor for entrepreneurial groups in progressive political space.

New Media Ventures

A network of angel investors supporting media and tech startups that disrupts politics.

Pantsuit Nation

Pantsuit Nation is dedicated to building a foundation for a more equitable and engaged democracy through storytelling and balance online engagement with in-person activism.

People Power: ACLU

A project to add grassroots organizing to the ACLU’s legacy work of litigation and advocacy and to absorb and mobilize the bench of volunteers that quadrupled since the 2016 Election.

People’s Defense

A coalition of over a dozen organizations, led by NARAL and including Color of Change, Indivisible, MoveOn, VoteVets, and others, working to mobilize grassroots opposition to the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is engaged in state and federal advocacy, working collaboratively across the progressive spectrum in defense of reproductive freedom, women’s health access, and democratic rights.