Political Advocacy Groups

A Directory of United States Lobbyists

Multi-Issue Liberal & Conservative Groups

30th Percentile
American Conservative Union
E-Mail: acu@conservative.org
1007 Cameron St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-836-8602, 800-752-4391
Fax: 703-836-8606
"ACU's purpose is to effectively communicate and advance the goals and principles of conservativism through one multi-issue, umbrella organization."
30th Percentile American Family Association
E-Mail: feedback form
PO Drawer 2440
Tupelo, MS 38803
Phone: 662-844-5036
Fax: 662-842-7798
"The American Family Association exists to motivate and equip citizens to change the culture to reflect Biblical truth."
American Freedom Center

E-Mail: AmFreedomCtr@netscape.net
2002-A Guadalupe St., Suite 284
Austin , TX 78705
Phone: 512-453-7989
Fax: 512-453-7990
"The American Freedom Center is a non-profit public policy institute dedicated to educating the public about the ideas of economic freedom and individual liberty on which the United States was founded."
60th Percentile
Americans for Democratic Action
E-Mail: adaction@ix.netcom.com
1625 K St., Suite 210
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-785-5980
Fax: 202-785-5969
"ADA is the nation's oldest independent liberal lobbying organization."
30th Percentile Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN)
E-Mail: dcacorndc@acorn.org
739 8th St. SE
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202-547-9292
Fax: 202-546-2483
"ACORN, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, is the nation's largest community organization of low and moderate-income families... Our priorities include: better housing for first time homebuyers and tenants, living wages for low-wage workers, more investment in our communities from banks and governments, and better public schools."
Citizens United
E-Mail: info@citizensunited.org
1006 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202-547-5420, 800-362-4788
Fax: 202-547-5421
"Citizens United is an organization dedicated to restoring our government to citizens control. Through a combination of education, advocacy, and grass roots organization, Citizens United seeks to reassert the traditional American values of limited government, freedom of enterprise, strong families, and national sovereignty and security. Citizens United's goal is to restore the founding father's vision of a free nation, guided by the honesty, common sense, and good will of its citizens." (http://www.citizensunited.org/about/)
60th Percentile
Eagle Forum
E-Mail: eagle@eagleforum.org
316 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Suite 203
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202-544-0353
Fax: 202-547-6996
"Eagle Forum's Mission is to enable conservative and pro-family men and women to participate in the process of self-government and public policy making so that America will continue to be a land of individual liberty, respect for family integrity, public and private virtue, and private enterprise."
30th Percentile
Family Research Council
E-Mail: feedback form
801 G St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-393-2100
Fax: 202-393-2134
"The Family Research Council (FRC) champions marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of society. FRC shapes public debate and formulate public policy that values human life and upholds the institutions of marriage and the family. Believing that God is the author of life, liberty, and the family, FRC promotes the Judeo-Christian worldview as the basis for a just, free, and stable society."
60th Percentile
E-Mail: webform
1775 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 11th Floor
Washington, DC 20006-5805
Phone: 202-783-3870
Toll Free: 888-564-6273
Fax: 202-942-7649
"FreedomWorks fights for lower taxes, less government and more economic freedom for all Americans." (http://www.freedomwork.org/know/mission.php)
60th Percentile
John Birch Society
E-Mail: feedback form
PO Box 8040
Appleton, WI 54912
Phone: 920-749-3780
Fax: 920-749-5062
The John Birch Society's mission is: "Less Government, More Responsibility, and – With God’s Help – a Better World."
  League of the South
E-Mail: 76071.326@compuserve.com
PO Box 760
Killen, AL 35645
Phone: 800-888-3163, 757-6789
Fax: 256-757-6768
"We seek to advance the cultural, social, economic, and political well being and independence of the Southern people by all honorable means."
10th Percentile League of Women Voters
E-Mail: lwv@lwv.org
1730 M St. NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036-4508
Phone: 202-429-1965, 800-249-VOTE
Fax: 202-429-0854
"The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy."
10th Percentile MoveOn.org Political Action
(Address & phone numbers not available to the public)
"MoveOn.org Political Action, one of the largest Political Action Committees in the country, brings real Americans into politics to fight for a more progressive America and elect progressive candidates. It conducts major campaigns, from its work to protect the Supreme Court from a hard-right justice to its campaign to defeat the right wing and elect moderates and progressives in 2006. But in contrast to most PACs, which funnel industry contributions to candidates in exchange for access, MoveOn.org Political Action brings hundreds of thousands of small donors together to elect candidates who will represent the American people." (http://www.moveon.org/about.html)
National Committee for an Effective Congress
E-Mail: feedback form
122 C St. NW, Suite 650
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 800-547-5911
" NCEC is a vital force in American Politics. We support progressive candidates who fight for the issues you believe in, like freedom of choice, separation of church and state, gun control, equal rights, and environmental protection."
60th Percentile
National Women's Political Caucus
E-Mail: info@nwpc.org
1634 Eye St. NW, Suite 310
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-785-1100
Fax: 202-785-3605
"The purpose of the National Women's Political Caucus is to increase women's participation in the political process and to identify, recruit, train and support pro-choice women for election and appointment to public office. While in pursuit of this goal, NWPC will strive to win equality for all women: to ensure reproductive freedom; to achieve quality dependent care; and to eradicate sexism, racism, ageism, ableism, violence, poverty, and discrimination on the basis of religion or sexual orientation."
60th Percentile New Democrat Network
E-Mail: info@newdem.org
777 N Capitol St. NE, Suite 410
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-544-9200
Fax: 202-547-2929
"... NDN is dramatically stepping up its role in American politics. In the years ahead we intend to offer up new strategies for ensuring the long-term vitality of progressive politics, prepare the very best of a new generation of elected officials for leadership, and fight to make sure that the positive, optimistic and modern voice of the New Democrats is heard loud and clear in the great back and forth of today’s political debate."
  New Liberal Society
1333 Arlington Blvd. #22
Davis, CA 95616
"The goal of New Liberal Society is to ostensibly counter the one-way conservative rhetoric of contemporary society."
30th Percentile
People for the American Way
E-Mail: pfaw@pfaw.org
2000 M St. NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-467-4999, 800-326-7329
"People for the American Way is an energetic advocate for the values and institutions that sustain a diverse democratic society. Many of these are now threatened by the influence of the radical right and its allies who have risen to positions of political power. Our most fundamental rights and freedoms -- and even our basic constitutional framework -- are at risk. [PFAW] works in close collaboration with other leading national and state progressive organizations to mobilize Americans at this defining moment in our history."
(http://www.pfaw.org/ --> Who We Are)
30th Percentile Progress for America
E-Mail: feedback form
PO Box 19242
Washington, DC 20036
"Progress for America, Inc. ("PFA") is an issue advocacy/grassroots organization committed to representing a diverse coalition of concerned citizens, businesses, nonprofit organizations and community leaders who promote public policies that improve the lives of every American...During the 109th Congress, PFA will advance a conservative legislative agenda to reform Social Security, confirm President Bush’s judicial nominees, overhaul the tax code and end lawsuit abuse..." (http://progressforamerica.org/docs/about/)
10th Percentile
Public Citizen, Inc.
1600 20th St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202-588-1000, 800-239-3787
"Public Citizen is a national, nonprofit consumer advocacy organization founded by Ralph Nader in 1971 to represent consumer interests in Congress, the executive branch and the courts. We fight for openness and democratic accountability in government, for the right of consumers to seek redress in the courts; for clean, safe and sustainable energy sources; for social and economic justice in trade policies; for strong health, safety and environmental protections; and for safe, effective and affordable prescription drugs and health care."
  Republican Liberty Caucus
E-Mail: Headquarters@RLC.org
44 Summerfield St.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Phone: 866-752-5423
"The Republican Liberty Caucus (RLC) is a grassroots, nationwide organization affiliated with the Republican Party (GOP). The goal of the RLC is to elect pro-liberty individuals to office."
E-Mail: feedback form
Dept. Code 8
PO Box 20275
Washington, DC 20041-2275
Phone: 877-266-6596
"In response to the left's 'Virtual March on Washington', RightMarch.com was formed in March of 2003 to lead the 'Virtual March from the Right'. RightMarch.com is a conservative organization dedicated to giving hundreds of thousands of hardworking, patriotic Americans across the country a strong collective voice in the political process. Our goal is to counter the well-financed antics of radical left-wing groups like MoveOn.org, by appealing to the grassroots "silent majority" to take action -- contacting government and business leaders; placing newspaper, radio and television ads; and holding the Left accountable for their anti-American antics. Our members have been responsible for literally MILLIONS of messages to our leaders since our beginning." (http://www.rightmarch.com/about.htm)
E-Mail: usaction@usaction.org
1825 K St. NW, Suite 210
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-263-4520
Fax: 202-263-4530
"USAction and our affiliates in 24 states join together to win social, racial and economic justice for all. We connect issues to elections and policy to politics. We seek to take our democracy back from the corporate elite and the well-heeled special interests that dominate the political process today." (http://www.usaction.org --> About USAction)