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LINKS TO PROGRESSIVE GROUPS
ACLU of North Carolina - Since 1965, the ACLU of North Carolina has been our state’s guardian of liberty – working in courts, the General Assembly, and communities to protect and advance civil rights and civil liberties for all North Carolinians. The ACLU has a phone app that sends camera footage directly to the ACLU so that if your phone is confiscated, the footage is saved. Get it here.
Democracy North Carolina - We protect democracy in our state and promote citizen ownership of our government.
districks - Blake Esselstyn's gerrymandering and redistricting blog. Districks is a new blog and information source focused solely on gerrymandering and redistricting. Born of a hunger for better coverage, this new data journalism project combines lucid visualizations and geographic storytelling to shed more light on these critical issues.
HealthCare For All WNC - a place to come together to talk about health care reform. Not affiliated with ANY political party or religious group. They provide speakers, movies, and reference materials to any group or individual seeking information about health care reform.
Hendersonville Community CO-OP - As an owner operated cooperative, our mission is to provide organic and wholesome, natural foods, supplements and health care products, and to encourage informed choice through education and exceptional service to our customers and community.
Henderson County Democratic Party - HCDP represents values such as democracy for all, education, living wages, and affordable healthcare in Henderson county. HCDP works directly with each of our 35 voting precincts to connect with voters, promote our platform, and support qualified Democratic candidates in our area.
Indivisible - The Indivisible Project's mission is to cultivate a grassroots movement of literally thousands of local Indivisible groups to elect progressive leaders, realize bold progressive policies, rebuild our democracy, and defeat the Trump agenda. Action by action, day by day, group by group, Indivisibles are remaking our democracy.
League of Women Voters of Henderson County - Founded Nov. 12, 1963, the League has been a strong influence both in voter education and advocacy every since. Many needs and issues have been addressed and many collaborative, effective solutions have been put into place in the ensuing 45 years in our community and county driven by the influence of League.
Lincoln Project - TAKE THE PRO-DEMOCRACY COALITION PLEDGE. Since January 6, 2021, Trump and his minions have continued their coordinated assault on our democracy. Take our pledge to stop them now and be the first to know when we launch our new coalition.
NCGV - North Carolinians Against Gun Violence works make North Carolina safe from gun violence through the education of the public about preventing gun violence, the enforcement of current gun laws, and the enactment of needed new laws.
Moms Demand Action - A grassroots movement of Americans fighting for public safety measures that can protect people from gun violence. We pass stronger gun laws and work to close the loopholes that jeopardize the safety of our families. We also work in our own communities and with business leaders to encourage a culture of responsible gun ownership.
Moral Mondays - Their mission is to try and highlight through peaceful protests General Assembly policies created expressly for political gain, power, and alienation of their opposition without any real regard for the well-being of the majority of the state.
MountainTrue champions resilient forests, clean waters, and healthy communities in the Southern Blue Ridge.
Progress NC - Progress North Carolina promotes public policies which make NC a fairer, healthier, more equitable state by advocating solutions to critical community problems.
Project Dignity of WNC - Our mission is to provide feminine hygiene products to women and girls who are homeless, low-income, or victims of domestic abuse. We solicit donations of feminine hygiene products and financial support from community organizations, individuals, and churches, and provide product drop off locations. These products are distributed to schools, public housing offices, food pantries, and social service agencies on a regular monthly schedule.
Red, Wine & Blue - We are a sisterhood working to change the world together, one suburb at a time. Red Wine & Blue provides everything women need to successfully organize in their communities and beyond. Want to get stuff done and have fun along the way? Join us.
Veterans Healing Farm - Our mission is to serve our nation's veterans by growing and donating high-quality fruits, vegetables, and flower bouquets to veterans and their caregivers free of charge. Additionally, we support veterans by offering workshops on innovative gardening techniques and foster a thriving micro-community of veterans and civilians who build deep friendships and cultivate emotional, physical, and spiritual health.
You Can Vote - We help citizens become voters! You Can Vote trains and mobilizes volunteers to educate, register, and empower all North Carolina citizens to successfully cast their ballot.
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