Potential Partners and Allies

The following is a list of organizations, many of whom we have approached, who are potential allies for a Transpartisan Alliance and potential partners for a Transpartisan Convention in 2016.

  • United Americans, a pioneering organization using cell phone technology to enable millions of Americans to participate in real-time voting and decision-making;
  • National Institute of Civic Discourse, an organization well-positioned to facilitate national dialogues and convene broad-scale public engagement;
  • Public Conversations Project, which has developed clear curricula for discussing contentious issues;
  • Convergence Center for Policy Resolution, which has demonstrated the capacity to convene and co-host multi-stakeholder, collaborative problem solving and policy development;
  • No Labels, which has attracted almost 100 Members of the US House of Representatives into its “problem-solving caucus”;
  • The National Purpose Initiative, which is engaged in a multi-year national strategy to clarify and revitalize our country”™s values and direction;
  • Founding Family, which is organizing youth and women across the political spectrum to go beyond the “founding fathers” vision of America to empower all Americans to become engaged;
  • Living Room Conversations, which is spreading the practice of small, local cross-partisan dialogues in communities across America;
  • Future 500, which specializes in forging links between corporations and stakeholders to advance national and global citizenship;
  • American Sustainable Business Council which advances public policies that ensure a vibrant, just and sustainable economy;
  • Run for America, which is planning to run Millennials for Congress in 2016 on a solutions oriented platform;
  • Centrist Party, which aims to achieve common sense solutions balancing economic realities and the needs of the people; to create a strong foundation for mainstream America that is not prone to undue influence from special interests or unfounded bias; to move away from character assassinations and toward solution oriented campaigns; to empower people, and the vote, with a strong position based on the strength of choice and the honor of well reasoned consideration; to formulate policies and solutions that regard short, medium and long term considerations at all levels;
  • Independent Voting.org is a national strategy, communications, and organizing center working to connect and empower the 40% of Americans who identify themselves as independents;
  • Voice of the People: Campaign for a Citizen Cabinet, which is bringing scientific sampled public deliberation (polling) to the Congressional district level;
  • Center for Transpartisan Leadership, which is helping to cohere, catalyze, and convene the transpartisan field, while creating a new transpartisan curriculum for leaders and citizens alike;
  • Compassionate Cities Movement, which is a national and global campaign inspired by the Golden Rule (treat all others as you wish to be treated yourself) to raise awareness of the benefits of compassionate action. Its purpose is to encourage city leadership from around the world to create and bring together efforts towards increasing compassion through local initiatives, policy, and projects;
  • New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good, whose fundamental assumption and attitude is the belief that we must act as stewards of creation;
  • Healthy Democracy, is dedicated to elevating the public”™s voice in our democracy by working to advance innovative and powerful ways for the public to engage in the democratic process and improve our political discourse and by working on in-depth and fair deliberations, both in-person and online, in order to build meaningful new ways for the public to weigh in on the important issues facing us all;
  • Village Square is a non-partisan public educational forum on matters of local, state and national importance dedicated to maintaining factual accuracy in civic and political debate by growing civil dialog on divisive issues, and recalling the history and principles at the foundation of our democracy.
  • Transpartisan Coalitions addressing issues of civil liberties, complementary, alternative and integrative medicine, prison reform, defense budget spending; environmental protection;
  • and other organizations with remarkable track records for working across the political spectrum.