The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is a public sector union of teachers, higher education faculty and staff, federal, state, and local employees, nurses and healthcare professionals, and other school-related personnel. They represent 1.7 million members in more than 3,000 local affiliates nationwide. AFT champions fairness, democracy, economic opportunity, high-quality public education, and healthcare and public services for their students, families, and communities.
AFSCME is a union of more than 1.4 million public service workers and retirees, including nurses, corrections officers, child care providers, EMTs, sanitation workers, and more – a majority of them women. AFSCME is committed to continuing to build a strong bench of worker-friendly candidates up and down the ballot across the country.
ActBlue is a nonprofit organization that build fundraising tools for Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and nonprofits. They work to help small-dollar donors make their voices heard, and their cutting-edge fundraising platform and simple, intuitive tools help candidates up and down the ballot build people-powered campaigns. Since 2004, over 20,000 campaigns and organizations have used their tools to raise $2.1 billion, including 10,000 groups in the 2018 cycle so far.
The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee union, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.
The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) represents 1.3 million hard-working men and women in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. UFCW stands together to ensure better lives for workers, their families, and the communities in which they live. UFCW members work in grocery and retail stores, pharmacies, manufacturing and healthcare facilities, in the food processing, chemical processing, and meatpacking industries. From the rural heartland to urban centers, UFCW members work hard to feed, serve, and strengthen the neighborhoods and communities they call home.