ADA Education Fund

ADA Education Fund The ADA Education Fund is an independent, charitable entity that focuses on increasing public awareness through education. The Ed Fund produces periodic policy briefs, sponsors speakers on a range of issues, conducts polling, and offers student research fellowships.

Americans for Democratic Action
11/21/2018
Americans for Democratic Action

Americans for Democratic Action

Shopping online over the next week? Of course. Why not turn Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals into Blue progressive education and action?

Use the link below and shop away.

Americans for Democratic Action
03/07/2017
Americans for Democratic Action

Americans for Democratic Action

I thought the whole purpose of heath care reform was to make health care more affordable for the working class, but Paul Ryan is using it to make it easier to pay executives a lot more money.

Americans for Democratic Action
03/07/2017
Americans for Democratic Action

Americans for Democratic Action

GOP to American public: "good luck, suckers" (hot mic pick up "Paul, we still get our congressional health plans, right?")

Americans for Democratic Action Iowa
02/05/2017

Americans for Democratic Action Iowa

Next week James will become an American citizen. He was one year old when he came to the U.S as a refuggee of Burhma. Please come stand-up for the refugee children of the world. Join us tomorrow, (Sunday, the 5th) 2:30pm, 515 Main st, Cedar Falls. #NoBanNoWall

Americans for Democratic Action
07/25/2016
Americans for Democratic Action

Americans for Democratic Action

ADA made the Philadelphia Inquirer's DNC Coverage. Way to go Bruce Caswell. Super excited about our SOLD OUT civil rights event in Philly this Wednesday!

Americans for Democratic Action
07/22/2016
Americans for Democratic Action

Americans for Democratic Action

Excellent oped running around the country over the next several days from ADA National Board member Bruce Caswell. Read, Like, Share!

Americans for Democratic Action
07/09/2016
Americans for Democratic Action

Americans for Democratic Action

An oped by ADA National Director, Don Kusler.

"We can heal ourselves, we can better understand one another, and we can reverse the damaging trend toward hate and violence. We must to do it deliberately and together, though, and we have to start now."

Americans for Democratic Action
03/16/2016

Americans for Democratic Action

End Loopholes Protecting Gun Companies and Dealers from liability for violence. Sign our petition. http://www.signforgood.com/gunaccountability/?code=ADA. Please like this post and page so we can send a strong message to Congress to act now!

The ADA Education Fund does amazing work fighting for economic and social justice.  Please consider taking a moment list...
12/22/2014
CREDO Survey

The ADA Education Fund does amazing work fighting for economic and social justice. Please consider taking a moment list them as one of your favorite progressive nonprofits!

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Switch to CREDO Mobile, America’s only progressive phone company. You’ll be fighting the right wing every day and funding groups like the ACLU, Earthjustice and Planned Parenthood.

About to witness history and progress for the minimum wage!.
02/12/2014

About to witness history and progress for the minimum wage!.

Getting ready for the President to sign the executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers. A good first step!

The 5th Annual "What Would Martin Do?" Event, hosted by the @ADAEdFund has begun!
01/18/2014

The 5th Annual "What Would Martin Do?" Event, hosted by the @ADAEdFund has begun!

We hope to see you tonight at the 5th Annual "What Would Martin Do?" event!  We have some fantastic speakers and it's fr...
01/18/2014
What Would Martin Do?

We hope to see you tonight at the 5th Annual "What Would Martin Do?" event! We have some fantastic speakers and it's free and open to the public!

The ADA Education Fund’s “What Would Martin Do?” program is an opportunity to honor and reflect upon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and how to continue his vision today.

Pope Francis takes on capitalism.  A new era for the Catholic church?
11/26/2013
Pope Francis denounces ‘trickle-down’ economics

Pope Francis takes on capitalism. A new era for the Catholic church?

In the first lengthy writing of his papacy, Francis says such economic theories naively rely on the goodness of those in charge.

01/21/2013
Timuel Black - What Would Martin Do

Civil rights leader and long-time ADA member Timuel Black discusses "What Would Martin Do?"

https://vimeo.com/57857028

The ADA Education Fund is continuing the “What Would Martin Do?” tradition for a fourth year, this time by asking people to share their thoughts on Dr. Martin Luther…

01/21/2013
Sasha Reuther speaks about Dr King and current collective bargaining struggles

Today is a remarkable day. As we celebrate President Obama's second inauguration, we are also celebrating birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The video submissions to the "What Would Martin Do?" project are up, and you can still submit your ow! Here's a short video clip from documentary filmmaker Sasha Reuther on the topic of "What Would Martin Do?"

http://vimeo.com/57719968

Documentary Filmmaker Sasha Reuther, great-nephew to labor leader Walter Reuther, expresses his views on how Dr Martin Luther King Jr might respond to the nation's…

We want your voice... What Would Martin Do?  #wwmd #adaedfundhttp://adaedfund.org/2013/01/what-would-martin-do-2/
01/17/2013
What Would Martin Do?

We want your voice... What Would Martin Do? #wwmd #adaedfund

http://adaedfund.org/2013/01/what-would-martin-do-2/

“In our glo­ri­ous fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slo­gans, such as ‘right to work.’ It is a law to rob us of our civil rights and job rights. Its pur­pose is to destroy labor unions and the free­dom of col­lec­tive bar­gain­ing by which unions have improved wage...

With Martin Luther King Day approaching, the ADA Education Fund will continue the “What Would Martin Do?” tradition for ...
01/15/2013
What Would Martin Do?

With Martin Luther King Day approaching, the ADA Education Fund will continue the “What Would Martin Do?” tradition for a fourth year, this time asking YOU your thoughts on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the labor movement, and the American Dream.

Send us your YouTube, Vimeo, or video file submissions and we’ll add your voice to the discussion!

http://adaedfund.org/2013/01/what-would-martin-do-2/

“In our glo­ri­ous fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slo­gans, such as ‘right to work.’ It is a law to rob us of our civil rights and job rights. Its pur­pose is to destroy labor unions and the free­dom of col­lec­tive bar­gain­ing by which unions have improved wage...

Check out Americans for Democratic Action's petition calling for Mitt Romney to show "personal responsibility" and relea...
09/20/2012
PETITION: Show Your Records

Check out Americans for Democratic Action's petition calling for Mitt Romney to show "personal responsibility" and release his tax returns. It's time Americans met the real Mitt Romney.

The entire country is abuzz about Mitt Romney’s latest gaff, but Americans for Democratic Action believes Senate Majority Leader Reid hit the nail on the head withhisstatementon the Senate floor yesterday. Senator Reid said Romney's latest comments were a “rare look at the real Mitt Romney.”

Tomorrow's panel on the link between public investment and jobs promises to be an amazing and educational event featurin...
03/13/2012
Americans for Democratic Action

Tomorrow's panel on the link between public investment and jobs promises to be an amazing and educational event featuring Brian Miller, Ethan Pollack, Albert Schlachtmeyer, Richard Sims and Debbie Weinstein.

Learn more and RSVP at the link below!

We are proud of the essay contest that we host around WWMD? But here are four essays penned in the 1960s by Dr. King for...
02/15/2012
Martin Luther King's Legacy | The Nation

We are proud of the essay contest that we host around WWMD? But here are four essays penned in the 1960s by Dr. King for your consideration.

In his essays for The Nation, King stressed that the only way to the mountaintop is through tremendous pushing from below.

Voters are educated using many sources... including social media.  We hope that some will rely on the ADA Ed Fund's mont...
02/08/2012
Cable Leads the Pack as Campaign News Source - Pew Research Center

Voters are educated using many sources... including social media. We hope that some will rely on the ADA Ed Fund's monthly congressional briefings and other symposia to learn about pending policy issues!

Cable news is now the top regular source for campaign news. The long-term decline in the number of Americans getting campaign news from local and network TV news, and local newspapers, steepened this year. Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are used for campaign news by a relatively l...

As we think about planning our monthly Congressional briefings, are there topics you'd suggest we consider?  Please visi...
02/04/2012
ADA Education Fund

As we think about planning our monthly Congressional briefings, are there topics you'd suggest we consider? Please visit our web site (www.ADAEdFund.org) to see what we've already covered, and feel free to either post your ideas here or send us a message!

UPDATE: Thanks to all who attended the ADA Edu­ca­tion Fund’s “Hawk­eye Vision 2012: Cau­cus­ing for Work­ing Fam­i­lies”. If you missed this fan­tas­tic event, you canRead more

"What Would Martin Do?" 2012 Forum
01/30/2012

"What Would Martin Do?" 2012 Forum

Did you miss our annual "What Would Martin Do?" forum at Howard University? Be among the first to watch the video.  Plea...
01/29/2012
Annual "What Would Martin Do?" Forum - 2012

Did you miss our annual "What Would Martin Do?" forum at Howard University? Be among the first to watch the video. Please consider posting it on your page so that others can learn from the insights of our impressive panelists!

The ADA Education Fund presented its annual "What Would Martin Do?" forum at Howard University in Washington, DC on January 26, 2012. This event explores how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. might be engaged in today's challenging policy arena. The panelists...

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