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When survival isn’t enough

Right now we’re seeing how our country is willing to sacrifice the most vulnerable, the elderly, Black and Brown bodies, the homeless, and the poor to protect capitalism at all costs. Our safety nets are not enough, philanthropy can’t fill the gap, and nonprofits are barely hanging on. When the very lives of our communities…

Tides Advocacy Announces Romilda Justilien as Chief Executive Officer, Launches Healthy Democracy Action Fund

Leading Progressive Advocacy Organization Focuses on Building Political Power for an Equitable Democracy SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2020 — Romilda (Romy) Justilien has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Tides Advocacy, one of the largest 501(c)(4) infrastructure organizations serving progressive movement leaders and funders across the United States. In its first major action under…

We Need You: Support the leaders fighting for our democracy

The COVID-19 health crisis is exposing society’s cracks, injustices, and inequities. It is disproportionately impacting people of color, incarcerated people, and the marginalized communities we support.  Now is not the time to pause on building long-term political power. Which is why, today, we’re asking for your support.  The Community Well-Being and Resilience Fund Tides Advocacy…

Our Commitment to Impact

In 2018, Tides Advocacy strengthened our commitment to building political power with and for the people most affected by injustice. We believe that communities most impacted by injustice have the experiential wisdom and policy solutions we need. Equity is at the center of our work. In 2017, we spent time listening to our staff, partners,…

Need a refresher for your giving strategy this season?

With the midterm elections approaching, it’s important to think about your giving strategy. As we’ve engaged policymakers, activists, private sector leaders, funders, and donors, we learned that leading with a core set of investment principles is critical so your dollars truly further social justice. Based on research and our 25 years of experience, Tides Advocacy…

What our Partners Are Talking About.