WELLSTONE was founded to carry forward the advocacy work of Paul and Sheila Wellstone. Based in Minnesota, Wellstone trains community organizers, student activists, campaign staff, progressive candidates and elected officials. Wellstone strengthens movement organizations and ignites change.

Executive Director: Adrienne Evans

Associate Director: Gini Ballou

Program Manager: Angela Housley

Data Lead: Nimi Sandhu

President: Chuck Vogel
Vice President: Ed Vining
Secretary: Barbara Harris
Treasurer: Patty Dunham 


Mel Livinton
​Marty Durand
Bernice Olivas

​Leta Neustaedter

United Action for Idaho is the 501 (c)(4) nonprofit companion to UVI, advancing social, economic and environmental justice, through political advocacy.

THE CENTER FOR POPULAR DEMOCRACY works to create equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy in partnership with high-impact base-building organizations, organizing alliances, and progressive unions. CPD strengthens our collective capacity to envision and win an innovative pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice agenda. https://populardemocracy.org

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Adrienne Evans, Executive Director                                  Gini Ballou, Associate Director
Email: adriennesevans@gmail.com                                    Email: Gini.uvidaho@gmail.com

Phone:  (208) 861-8907                                                       Phone: (208) 720-4347

Angela Housley, Program Manager                                  Nirmala Sandhu, Data Lead

Email: anghousley@gmail.com                                         Email: Nirmala.uvidaho@gmail.com

Calyn Whedbee, Special Project Lead
Email: cal.uvidaho@gmail.com                                       

                                                          United Vision for Idaho
                                                           1912 W. Jefferson St.,

                                                               Boise, ID, 83702

                                                                (208) 869-3131


     Submit events and activities information to our Calendar page, Email:uvidaho@gmail.com

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     We also invite you to join our United Vision for Idaho Facebook Group here.

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RESIST is a foundation that supports people's movements for justice and liberation.

Dick Chilcote
Tracie Roberts
Christopher Bower​

​Lisa Keithley
Ahniah Selene-Summers

Jyoni Tetsuro Shuler

Chris Ho
​Alma Hasse

Cyndi Tiferet

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Paul Wellstone's successor in progressive causes.

For over 20 years, UVI has been organizing communities across the state. We believe in grassroots leadership and strategic community organizing as the vehicle for social change led by people directly affected by inequality. We are all Idahoans who share core values, are dedicated to building a progressive movement to meet the needs of today and future generations. 

Through engaged participation we are creating a movement for systemic change. We know that our strength comes from our unity, and that together we have the power to transform the political landscape in Idaho.

UVI's work is critical in uniting statewide efforts into an overarching guiding strategy to win real improvements in people’s lives. We focus on civic and direct action, strengthening relationships between diverse organizations, uniting, engaging, and mobilizing individuals and communities across Idaho. 

We are not about establishment politics, or demanding less and expecting more. We advocate a bold agenda not that the establishment says we can win, but what the people of Idaho and our country must win. We hold all elected officials and those seeking office accountable to an agenda of, by and for the people. 

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PEOPLE'S ACTION is a powerful new force for democracy and economic fairness. From family farms to big cities, from coast to coast, we’re fighting for community over greed, justice over racism, and people and planet over big corporations.

conducts research and analysis on the economic status of working America.  EPI proposes public policies that protect and improve the economic conditions of low- and middle-income workers and assesses policies with respect to how they affect those workers.

THE MIDWEST ACADEMY is a national training institute committed to advancing the struggle for social, economic, and racial justice. From local neighborhood groups to statewide and national organizations, Midwest Academy has trained more than a quarter-million grassroots activists from hundreds of organizations and coalitions in organizing philosophy, methods and skills that enable ordinary people to actively participate in the democratic process.