Project Censored celebrates the work of independent journalists and the outlets that publish and broadcast their work, and holds the corporate media to account when they fail to adequately cover news that citizens and community members need to know in order to participate in the democratic process
Cause of Action is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that uses investigative, legal, and communications tools to educate the public on how government accountability and transparency protects taxpayer interests and economic opportunity.
Understanding Government is a non-profit dedicated to improving citizen engagement with government by deepening public knowledge about the executive branch of government and federal agencies. Their goal is to improve the conversation about government in the media and thereby to increase the public’s ability to influence executive branch programs, priorities, and potential solutions.
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National Security Counselors (NSC) furthers the twin ideals that the public needs to be as informed as possible about what its government does in the name of national security, and that people entangled in legal matters in this field should have reasonable access to knowledgeable legal assistance, regardless of income.
California Common Sense (CACS) is a Stanford-based nonprofit whose government transparency projects and research harness new technology to reveal fragmented administration and overlapping state entities.The Stanford student team is also analyzing California’s financial data in order to identify ways to protect California’s long-term fiscal future.
The Center for Fiscal Accountability, founded in 2008, is a project of Americans for Tax Reform, a national taxpayer advocacy organization. Acknowledging that the American people and its economy can best thrive and prosper when the role of government is limited and subject to the scrutiny of taxpayers, the Center for Fiscal Accountability seeks to shed a light on government expenditures, and to promote transparency, accountability, and restraint in government finance.