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The Bridge Alliance exists to upgrade our democratic republic. Our members agree to adhere to The Five Principles and are part of a broad coalition dedicated to engaging citizens in the political process, working with our civic leaders to face tough challenges, and promoting respectful, civil discourse.

  • The Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact brings the mission of 92nd Street Y to the world. We believe that when voices are heard, communities are connected and ideas are nurtured from the ground up, movements can grow and real change can begin.

  • ActiVote is a nonpartisan app to help every American stay engaged, informed & inspired for their democracy. Never miss an election, stay up to date on legislation and learn about public policy in a way that depolarizes us!

  • AllSides delivers technology and services to provide multiple perspectives on news, issues, and topics - and the people behind the ideas because the way society gets its news and information affects the world around us

  • America Indivisible is a coalition effort to address bigotry against members of Muslim communities and those who appear to be Muslim from Black, Arab, Sikh, and South Asian American communities by reinforcing the American values of equality, pluralism, and strength through diversity.

  • The American Conservation Coalition is changing the narrative on environmental discussions through promoting a mix of free-market, pro-business, and limited-government environmentalism in legislatures, college campuses, the political arena, and beyond. 

  • The American Democracy Project (ADP) is a network of more than 260 state colleges and universities focused on public higher education’s role in preparing the next generation of informed, engaged citizens for our democracy. 

  • American Promise is a strategic, inter-partisan organization designed to win the 28th Amendment to the Constitution so that people - not money, not corporations, not special interests - govern America

  • For those willing to take individual action to improve their community, American Public Square offers the opportunity to return to the notion of a true “public square”—where neighbors, colleagues and friends can personally engage in thoughtful, fact-based dialogue about controversial and potentially polarizing issues facing our society.

  • Americans who value family, tradition, and integrity have been abandoned by both major political parties and ignored by most of the media. American Values Coalition provides shelter for to the politically homeless by reconnecting them to a fact-based national narrative in order to prevent radicalization and restore democratic norms in America.

  • Ballotpedia is the digital encyclopedia of American politics and elections. Our goal is to inform people about politics by providing accurate and objective information about politics at all levels of government.

  • We make it easy to find bills and then share them. We strive to make complicated legislative information as accessible as possible. Search results from all states and Congress are presented in an easy-to-understand grid that includes links to more detailed information. We present bills in the same format across all states. We also provide full contact details for all current legislators to encourage citizens to get involved.

  • Braver Angels is a bipartisan network of leaders and organizations committed to reducing polarization and bringing people together from across the divides to rethink currently polarized issues and show why reducing polarization is an urgent priority. 

  • BridgeUSA believes that sustained dialogue through policy-based forums, guest speakers, roundtable negotiations, rapid prototyping, and other active listening and communication events can foster positive change in millennial's political discourse

  • We’re a nonpartisan network of business leaders advancing policy and technology solutions to strengthen democracy and modernize government. A healthy representative democracy will help build a more competitive, innovative business climate in America. 

  • In order to create a more caring and cooperative world, Care Lab is building a resilient, bipartisan core of leaders on Capitol Hill and beyond. Using the science of care, belonging, conflict management, and de-polarization, we create safe spaces for difficult conversations across party, class, race, and gender lines. 

  • The Center for New Democratic Processes is a nonpartisan civic engagement and policy research organization whose mission is to strengthen democracy by partnering with individuals, communities, and institutions to design and implement informed, innovative, and democratic processes to address today’s toughest challenges. 

  • Cities of Service is a nonprofit organization that helps mayors build stronger cities by changing the way local government and citizens work together. Our coalition cities tap into citizen insights, skills, and service to identify and solve critical public problems

  • Civic Genius has big goals: to increase civic engagement; improve the quality of political discourse; highlight real-world stories of people working together across political lines; and forge moderate, commonsense solutions to our biggest challenges.

  • Civic Health Project is dedicated to reducing affective polarization and creating healthier civil discourse in our citizenry, politics, and media. We promote research and interventions that target affective polarization’s causes and identify promising remedies.

  • At Civic Influencers, we help these young leaders develop their identities as political actors with agency, as voters and participants in our democracy. We engage young people, faculty and campus administrators, community organizations, and civic leaders to create and foster a youth voter-friendly climate.

  • Civic Spirit partners with faith communities representing complex demographic and political diversity to create a collaborative network and build civic education for the 21st century, while preparing students for the responsibilities of citizenship.

  • Civics Unplugged is a 501(c)(3) social enterprise whose mission is to empower the leaders of Generation Z to build the future of American democracy.

  • We’re on a mission to equip and inspire one civil conversation at a time. Civil Squared hosts events that get un-likeminded people talking to one another. We also offer original and curated content via our podcast, weekly newsletter, and website. 

  • Coffee Party USA is an all-volunteer transpartisan group building, nurturing and connecting communities to reclaim our government for the people. Members agree to a civility pledge and share blogs, news stories, and memes through their Facebook page. 

  • College to Congress (C2C) creates pathways for high-achieving college juniors, seniors, graduate students, and recent graduates to intern in CongressThrough our comprehensive program, we aim to disrupt the traditional pipeline of solely wealthy and connected people filling positions of power in the United States Congress.

  • The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget is committed to educating the public on issues with significant fiscal policy impact. As a source of objective policy analysis, they engage policymakers of both parties and help them develop and analyze proposals to improve the country's fiscal and economic condition.

  • Common Ground Committee's mission is to pursue initiatives which will reveal common ground for finding truth, clarity, understanding, and progress on issues of importance in a civil manner that does not require compromise of fundamental principles.

  • CMF revitalizes Congress as an institution, working inside and outside Congress to foster a deliberative, functioning, and accountable legislature. Their work helps Congress and the people they represent engage in a constructive and inclusive dialogue toward a thriving American democracy

  • A national non-profit that convenes leaders with diverse or conflicting views to build trust, identify solutions, and form alliances for action on critical national issues achieving outcomes through facilitated dialogue and long-term relationship building. 

  • The purpose of the Davenport Institute is to help solve California's public problems by promoting citizen participation in governance. We work with city governments, special districts, regional governance associations, and non-profit organizations. 

  • We listen carefully to our clients, working with them to produce podcasts that are soulful, spontaneous and intimate. We provide media training, advice about podcasting, sound design, and first-rate editing services. Above all we are supportive and honest with our advice.

  • Divided We Fall® is a non-profit news publication producing bipartisan dialogue for the politically engaged. They publish debates between individuals who disagree in order to demonstrate productive civil discourse and bipartisanship.

  • The founding members of Election Reformers Network have worked to support hundreds of election processes in scores of countries over a thirty-year period. Our work focuses on supporting the range of institutions critical to democracy including civic organizations, political parties, election administration and legislative bodies.

  • Essential Partners invites us each to discover and re-discover the core of who we are and what we value. Grounded in our own truth, we can find both the courage and the generosity to listen to those we have considered our enemies. 

  • Everyday Democracy's mission is to help communities talk and work together to create communities that work for everyone. We work directly with local communities, providing advice and training and flexible how-to resources. 

  • We research and propose common sense changes to strengthen our democracy and ensure all voices are heard and every vote counts in every election. Read more about our story, our staff and opportunities to support our work

  • Future500 envisions a world that realizes sustainable economic growth by addressing social and environmental externalities with market-based solutions. They collaborate on broad systemic change finding that uncommon ideas can reveal uncommon solutions.

  • GenUnity supports passionate, proximate adults to connect across difference, unpack local issues, and drive positive systems change in their communities.

  • GOOD Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization formed through the social impact alliance of GOOD Worldwide, Upworthy and Net Impact, to address important issues, drive social action and reimagine the possibilities for our shared future.

  • Healthy Democracy is a nonpartisan non-profit organization that works to elevate the voices of everyday people, bring new faces to public decision making, and design a more collaborative democracy together.

  • The Hispanic Leadership Fund is an advocacy organization that strengthens working families by promoting public policy that advances liberty, opportunity, and prosperity for all.

  • iCivics exists to engage students in meaningful civic learning. We provide civics teachers well-written, inventive, and free resources that enhance their practice and inspire their classrooms, ensuring every student receives a high-quality civic education. 

  • In an increasingly complex and interconnected world, we help leaders improve their Empathic Intelligence, build cultures of empathy, and play a leading role in the creation of redemptive solutions with others.

  • The mission of Independent Voter Project (IVP) is to create an environment where nonpartisan voters can participate effectively in public policy decisions and to provide voters with politically neutral and reliable information. 

  • Our mission is to develop a movement of independent voters for progressive post-partisan reform of the American political process. Independents seek to diminish the influence of parties and partisanship by opening up the democratic process

  • We at the Institute for Community Solutions are changemakers, policymakers, researchers, and writers who believe that the best solutions to community problems come from the community themselves. We are dedicated to finding community solutions to community problems.

  • The Interactivity Foundation works to engage citizens in the exploration and development of divergent possibilities for public policy through small group discussions.

  • Internews Interactive (InterAct) and its Digital Citizen project, are pioneers in citizen engagement media since 1998. InterAct is a strategic partner in innovative media design for television and the Internet.

  • Issue One is the leading crosspartisan political reform group in Washington, D.C. We unite Republicans, Democrats, and independents in the movement to fix our broken political system. Issue One’s ReFormer’s Caucus of more than 200 former members of Congress, governors, and Cabinet officials is the largest coalition of its kind ever assembled to advocate for political reform.

  • IssueVoter’s mission is to give everyone an equal voice in our democracy by making civic engagement accessible, efficient, and impactful. 

  • The mission of the Junior State of America Foundation is to strengthen American democracy by educating and preparing high school students for life-long involvement and responsible leadership in a democratic society

  • Kitchen Table Democracy creates and fosters collaborative governance capacities, structures, and networks in states. We support leaders, offer a nationally recognized source of information and demonstrate the effectiveness of collaborative, democratic based processes. 

  • The Leadership Now Project is a membership organization of business professionals concerned about the future of our democracy. Diverse in political views, professions, racial and ethnic backgrounds, members are united by the belief that galvanized America’s founders, E Pluribus Unum - out of many, one.

  • Listen First Project encourages conversations that prioritize understanding to bridge divides and mend our frayed social fabric. We catalyze the Listen First movement powered by more than 100 partner organizations, thousands of individuals, local chapters, and the National Conversation Project. 

  • Living Room Conversations enable people to come together through their social networks as friends to engage in a self-guided conversation about an agreed-upon topic. Typically conversations have self-identified co-hosts who hold differing views. 

  • MainStream Nation develops unbiased programming and technology to empower, excite and unite Americans with entertainment and social engagement to meet the political challenges of our time.

  • The McCourtney Institute for Democracy is a research center in the College of the Liberal Arts at Penn State. Through research, education, and outreach, we seek to understand, preserve, and defend democracy. We strive to help people in the Penn State community and beyond become better democratic citizens.

  • Mediators Foundation's mission is to foster global leadership for a peaceful, just and sustainable world by identifying, supporting and connecting visionary leaders promoting the best interests of our small planet through civic and educational projects

  • The MAP vision is to create a political environment where bipartisan cooperation is restored as our nation’s governing paradigm and our elected leaders work more closely together to address the challenges we face as a generation and as a nation. 

  • Mormon Women for Ethical Government's mission is to inspire women of faith to be ambassadors of peace who transcend partisanship and courageously advocate for ethical government.

  • In a world of social media bubbles, bias, and shamelessly framed “news,” we aim to help our readers make sense of the world by highlighting the narratives unfolding around them.

  • The National Civic League seeks to advance civic engagement to create equitable, thriving communities. We achieve this by supporting and recognizing inclusive approaches to community decision-making and through community assistance, awards and events, and research and publications.

  • NCoC is dedicated to strengthening civic life in America through Civic Health IndexTM reports, cross-sector conferences, and engagement with individuals and organizations interested in utilizing civic engagement principles and practices. 

  • Since 1938, NFWL has served as a forum for elected women from across the country to be empowered through information and experience. We are the oldest organization for elected women in America and the ONLY one that includes women on the city, county and state levels. 

  • NICD supports a congress and executive branch capable of working to solve the big issues facing our country, a media that informs and engages our citizens, and demands civil discourse and a government that works in the best interests of the country as a whole. 

  • The National Vote at Home Institute is dedicated to ensuring the security of our elections and putting voters' needs first. Vote at home is a growing trend across red, blue and purple states because it is a time-tested and proven way to bolster the security of elections, improve voter engagement, and reduce election-related costs.
  • The NFRPP (Network for Responsible Public Policy) is committed to mitigating polarization, fostering civil discussion, and dialogue and motivating engagement on behalf of democracy. Our mission is simple:  To Foster a Vibrant Democracy.

  • Open Primaries mission is to advocate for open and nonpartisan primary systems, counter efforts to impose closed primaries, educate voters, train and support spokespeople, and participate in the building of local, state and national open primaries coalitions.

  • The Participatory Budgeting Project is an organization that empowers people to decide together how to spend public money. They create and support participatory budgeting processes that deepen democracy and make public budgets more equitable and effective. 

  • PA helps diverse leaders and citizens navigate divisive, complex issues and work together to find solutions. Through research and public engagement, we provide the insights, tools and support people need to build common ground and arrive at solutions

  • R Street Institute's nonpartisan researchers work with policymakers to reform Congress, and to restructure energy, criminal justice, national security, technology, and financial service policies to make them more efficient and effective. 

  • We're nurturing the steady growth of sensible, curious political conversations among the middle ground of politics--without being drowned out by the extremes. These conversations will help us to make better decisions and propel the world forward. 
  • Founded by Miles Taylor and Evan McMullin in 2021, Renew America Movement (RAM) supports principled Democrats, Republicans, and Independents who have the courage to stand up to political extremists in races across the country.

  • Renew America Together is a 501 (c)(3) organization designed to promote and achieve greater common ground in America by reducing partisan division and gridlock. Our mission is to revitalize public and political discourse by teaching and promoting civics, citizenship and civility.

  • At Renew Democracy Initiative (RDI), we promote intellectual humility and an empathetic approach to disagreeing, debate, and progress for a stronger democracy. Our mission is to renew and advance the values of liberal democracy in the U.S. and around the world.

  • RepresentUs is building a non-partisan movement to pass tough anti-corruption laws in cities and states across America, and end the legalized corruption that has come to define modern politics. Our system should not require people to buy access to their own government. 

  • RepresentWomen champions and advances adoption of evidence-based solutions that break down structural barriers to women’s political leadership. We are committed to building a 21st century democracy in the United States, with gender balance in elected and appointed positions, at every level of government. We believe having diverse women in government is a catalyst to a stronger, more equitable nation.

  • Show Me Integrity is a cross-partisan movement of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents at the frontlines of reforming Missouri politics for a more ethical, effective government of, by, and for the people.

  • The Agora Institute is a multi-disciplinary academic and public forum dedicated to strengthening global democracy by improving and expanding civic engagement and inclusive dialogue, and by supporting inquiry that leads to real-world change.

  • Solution Citizen is a project of In This Together, a campaign to help save the environment and repair our democracy by growing a diverse bipartisan community of America’s silenced majority: common sense problem-solvers who have been marginalized by the politics of fear, anger, and division. Their mission is to connect and empower America's silenced majority of 98M-plus, in hope-based campaigns to reclaim democracy, end toxic polarization, and tackle every challenge we face, beginning with climate change.  

  • The Sphere Education Initiative is a project of the Cato Institute and empowers grade 5-12 educators and administrators to restore a spirit of civil, fact-based, constructive, and respectful discourse and engagement as the vehicles for discussion and debate. This is done through educational programming and professional development opportunities.

  • Dedicated to professional development for our nation’s current and future state legislative leaders. Through our Emerging Leaders Program, we offer mentoring to first and second term legislators who have been identified by their peers as future leaders

  • Student Governmental Affairs Program (SGAP), a national nonprofit headquartered near Dallas, Texas, brings U.S. government and civics to life through civics resources that help K-12 teachers engage students in current issues and legislation in Congress. SGAP supplements classroom instruction with non-partisan resources that teach responsible citizenship through civic participation.

  • Take Back Our Republic believes that individual participation in the American political system is the best way to preserve and strengthen our liberty. We engage in research, education, and advocacy about returning political power to individuals

  • Team Democracy (aka Rally for Democracy) is a nonpartisan initiative promoting the Safe and Fair Election Pledge. Candidates, incumbents, voters and corporations are urged to make a personal commitment to enhancing our national security by strengthening the most important guardrails of our democracy: safe, fair and accessible elections, and the peaceful transfer of power.

  • TechCongress gives talented technologists the opportunity to gain first-­hand experience in federal policymaking and shape the future of tech policy through a one-year Congressional Innovation Fellowship with a Member of Congress or Congressional Committee.

  • The Center for Election Science is dedicated to helping the world use smarter election systems. We do this because the collective decisions we make through voting dramatically impact our day-to-day lives. Smarter collective decisions promise to provide us all with a better quality of life.

  • The Factual helps people get unbiased news on critical topics via a daily email newsletter, app, and website. The Factual uses a transparent ratings system to find the most informative and objective stories from hundreds of sources across the political spectrum. The highest scoring stories are summarized and people engage in a discussion forum that highlights quality rather than popularity.

  • A bipartisan team of news junkies, The Flip Side curates the best op-eds and analyses from liberal and conservative media in a 5-minute digest each morning. It’s hard to convince liberals to watch Fox or conservatives to watch MSNBC. But if everyone takes 5 minutes a day to read The Flip Side, we’ll have a starting point when talking to our friends and neighbors.

  • The Fulcrum is a platform where insiders and outsiders to politics are informed, meet, talk, and act to repair our democracy and make it live and work in our everyday lives.

  • The Ministerium is a new diverse group of Indiana clergy who are concerned about fairness. We work together to bring about social justice for those marginalized and in need of help and hope.

  • The Mobile Voting Project aims to dramatically increase turnout in the U.S. by making it exponentially easier for people to vote. We're working to make mobile voting a reality to fix our democracy, secure our elections, and create a government that's representative of all voters.

  • The Village Square grows vibrant civil discourse across the partisan divide by building relationships across political, cultural, racial and religious divides among citizens inside their community and has expanded to six cities across America.

  • Truth in Accounting believes truthful accounting is the key for citizens, legislators, and the press to clearly understand the truth about government finances. Our work has focused on encouraging public entities to produce financial reports that are comprehensive, clear, and transparent.

  • The USAFMC utilizes the skill sets of its 600 members to provide pro bono programs and initiatives both at home and abroad. Using the expertise of its membership, FMC has created programs to educate, assist, and support Congress domestically and internationally.

  • Unify America aims to replace politics with problem-solving by bringing together 10,000 Americans, from all walks of life, to find and implement a shared and ambitious solution, by consensus, to an intractable national problem by July 4, 2026.

  • Unite America is a movement of Democrats, Republicans, and independents working to put voters first by fostering a more representative and functional government. They invest in campaigns to enact reforms and elect candidates so that the right leaders have the right incentives to solve our country's greatest problems.

  • The Program for Public Consultation (PPC) is part of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. PPC was established to develop the methods and theory of public consultation and to conduct public consultations.

  • The Center for Politics thought–provoking and timely political analysis and our pragmatic civic education programs have formed the core of our activities throughout the past decade. The mission of the University of Virginia Center for Politics is to educate and inspire our citizenry about practical politics and civic engagement through programs that are unique, compelling, and open-minded.

  • The Youth Leadership Initiative, a program of the University of Virginia Center for Politics, develops free education resources designed to assist civics teachers, and encourage students to participate in the political process.

  • Up to Us is dedicated to building a sustainable economic and fiscal future for America’s next generation. Up to Us doesn’t just educate and engage - it empowers. Our unique program provides emerging leaders a platform for facilitating a collaborative dialogue on the country’s most vexing challenges.

  • Urban Rural Action brings together Americans across geographic, political, racial, and other divides to build relationships, strengthen collaboration skills, explore different perspectives on issues, and work together to address challenges that impact all communities.

  • The Center for the Political Future (CPF) combines rigorous intellectual inquiry, teaching, and practical politics to advance civil dialogue and research that transcends partisan divisions and finds solutions to pressing national and global challenges.

  • Values-in-Action Foundation empowers students and adults to build communities of kindness, caring and respect through programs that teach, promote, and provide skills and tools to enable individuals to make positive, values-based decisions every day.

  • Veterans For Political Innovation's mission is to mobilize veterans and supporters to advocate for election innovations to make our political system less toxic and more competitive. Together, through healthy competition and more choices for voters, we can build a more accountable government where every citizen feels well-represented!

  • Voice Of the People is an organization that seeks to re-anchor our democracy in its founding principles by giving ‘We the People’ a greater role in government. VOP seeks to give the American people a more effective voice in the policymaking process