Political Advocacy Groups

A Directory of United States Lobbyists


Advocates for Youth
E-Mail: info@advocatesforyouth.org
1025 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-347-5700
Fax: 202-347-2263
"Established in 1980 as the Center for Population Options, Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health."
  AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth, and Families
E-Mail: info@aids-alliance.org
1600 K St. NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-785-3564, 888-917-AIDS
Fax: 202-785-3579
"Through education, training and advocacy, AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families addresses the needs of children, youth and families living with, affected by, or at risk of HIV and AIDS. AIDS Alliance members include over 550 community-based organizations throughout the United States."
Children Now
E-Mail: children@childrennow.org
1212 Broadway, 5th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-763-2444
Fax: 510-763-1974
"Children Now is a research and action organization dedicated to assuring that children grow up in economically secure families, where parents can go to work confident that their children are supported by quality health coverage, a positive media environment, a good early education, and safe, enriching activities to do after school. Recognized for its expertise in media as a tool for change, Children Now designs its strategies to improve children's lives while at the same time helping America build a sustained commitment to putting children first."
60th Percentile
Children's Defense Fund
E-Mail: cdfinfo@childrensdefense.org
25 E St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-628-8787
Fax: 202-662-3510
"The mission of the Children's Defense Fund is to Leave No Child Behind® and to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start, and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities. CDF provides a strong, effective voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves. We pay particular attention to the needs of poor and minority children and those with disabilities. CDF educates the nation about the needs of children and encourages preventive investment before they get sick or into trouble, drop out of school, or suffer family breakdown."
Children's Rights Council
6200 Editors Park Dr., Suite 103
Hyattsville, MD 20782
Phone: 301-559-3120
Fax: 301-559-3124
"CRC works to assure a child the frequent, meaningful and continuing contact with two parents and extended family the child would normally have during a marriage. We work to strengthen families through education, favoring family formation and family preservation. Unlike many other organizations with some of the same concerns, CRC is genderless; we are not a women's group nor a men's group. Rather, we advocate what we believe to be in the best interests of children including the Children's Bill of Rights."
60th Percentile National SAFE KIDS Campaign
E-mail: feedback form
1301 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004-1707
Phone: 202-662-0600
Fax: 202-393-2072
"The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to the prevention of unintentional childhood injury — the number one killer of children ages 14 and under."