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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Flippable is dedicated to moving red states blue through engagement on state elections.

Health Care for America Now

Health Care for America Now (HCAN) organizes people across the country to exert grassroots pressure against the GOP’s attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act.


Indivisible is a nationwide movement of thousands of volunteer-led local groups that engage in progressive advocacy and electoral work at the local, state, and national level.

Little Sis

Little Sis is a grassroots watchdog and strategic research organization, connecting the dots between the world’s most powerful people and organizations.

Media Matters for America

Monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the media.


With over 400 members and an email base of more than 100,000, Mijente’s Latinx and Chicanx leadership model pursues campaign organizing in an intersectional space by leveraging technology, resources, and people power.

Movement Cooperative

The Movement Cooperative helps 27 organizations share data and resources, thereby providing cost effective, best-available technology and tools in support of progressive organizing and advocacy.


MoveOn.Org remains the largest progressive digitally-connected organizing operation in the United States, moving DIY-petition organizing and coordinated national campaigns through communications and field work.

National Domestic Workers Alliance

The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) is the nation’s leading voice for dignity and fairness for millions domestic workers in the United States, most of whom are women.