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.

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Color of Change

Strengthening Black America's political voice.

Corporate Backers of Hate

Corporate Backers of Hate highlights the alliance between Trump and the major corporations positioned to profit from Trump’s agenda. is an online platform designed to support workplace rights campaigns.

Daily Action

Daily Action is a national text message program alerting 220,000 subscribers to take action on important issues.

Democracy Forward

Formed in 2017, Democracy Forward’s team of experienced litigators, policy and research experts, and communications professionals scrutinizes Executive Branch activity.


Working for a democracy that works for all and an economy where everyone has an equal chance.

Emergent Fund

The Emergent Fund is a partnership between Solidaire Network, Women Donors Network, Threshold Foundation, and the Democracy Alliance.

Faith In Action

People and congregations translate their faith into action on middle-class issues.

Faith in Public Life

Faith in Public Life (FPL) has a base of more than 50,000 faith leaders, bringing a moral voice to battles for democratic norms and rights.