our coalition is unusual in its
size and diversity, and is growing daily.
public citizen is a national, nonprofit consumer advocacy organization
founded in 1971 to represent consumer interests in congress, the executive
branch and the courts.
consumers union is the publisher of consumer reports magazine. its
advocacy offices in washington, dc, austin, tx and san francisco fight
for privacy at the state and national level.
federation of america
consumer federation of america is a coalition of 240 national, state
and local consumer groups around the country. cfa actively supports
strong consumer protection.
public interest research group (uspirg)
the state public interest research groups (pirgs) are leading consumer
and environmental advocates that place a strong emphasis on fighting
for privacy and against identity theft both in the states and through
their national association, u.s. pirg.
consumer law center (nclc)
he national consumer law center is the nation's consumer law expert,
helping consumers, their advocates, and public policy makers to use
powerful and complex consumer laws to assure justice for vulnerable,
low income americans.
association of consumer advocates (naca)
naca is a non-profit association of attorneys and consumer advocates
committed to representing customers’ interests. our members
are private and public sector attorneys, legal services attorneys,
law professors and law students whose primary focus is the protection
and representation of consumers.
for auto safety
consumers union and ralph nader founded the center for auto safety
(cas) to provide consumers a voice for auto safety and quality in
washington and to help lemon owners fight back across the country.
task force for automotive issues
the consumer task force for automotive issues was co-founded by ralph
nader and remar suttton. the task force monitors auto fraud activities
for consumer groups, attorneys general, and plaintiff firms.
consumer action is serving consumers nationwide by advancing consumer
rights, publishing educational materials, advocating for consumers
in the media and before lawmakers, and comparing prices on credit
cards, bank accounts, and long distance services.
lawyers association (nela)
nela advocates for employee
rights and workplace fairness while promoting the highest standards
of professionalism, ethics and judicial integrity. nela provides
assistance and support to lawyers protecting the rights of employees
against the greater resources of their employers and the defense
alliance for justice
the alliance for justice has been working since it's inception in
1979 to promote a fair and independent judiciary and strengthen public
workplace fairness is a non-profit organisation that promotes workplace
policies and practices that work for everyone. their goal is to bring
together workers, employers, advocates and policy makers to achieve
fairness in the workplace.
for responsible lending
the center for responsible lending is fighting to stop financial
abuses (predatory mortgages, payday loans, overdraft loans, excessive
debt, tax refund loans) through legislative and policy advocacy,
coalition-building, litigation, and industry research.
community reinvestment coalition (ncrc)
ncrc is the collective voice for its member organizations to congress,
bank regulatory agencies, the executive branches of the federal government
and the national press.
privacy times provides its readers/members with accurate reporting,
objective analysis and thoughtful insight into the events that shape
the ongoing debate over privacy and freedom of information.
senator pat leahy
for auto reliability and safety (cars)
cars is a national, award winning, non-profit auto safety and consumer
advocacy organization working to save lives, prevent injuries, and
consumers from auto-related fraud and abuse.
association of community organisations for reform now (acorn)
acorn, is the
nation's largest community organization of low- and moderate-income
families, working together for social justice and stronger communities,
for better housing, schools, neighborhood safety, health care, job
conditions, and more.
of people with disabilities (aapd)
aapd is the largest national nonprofit cross-disability member organization
in the united states, dedicated to ensuring economic self-sufficiency
and political empowerment for the more than 56 million americans
maryland consumer rights coalition
the maryland consumer rights coalition (mcrc) is a non-profit organization
made up of individuals and organizations concerned about educating,
protecting and advocating for maryland consumers
oregon consumer league
the oregon consumer league works to protect oregon consumers in the marketplace,
when buying goods or services.
alexander community law center (santa clara university)
lawyers' committee for civil rights under law
lccrul, a nonpartisan, nonprofit
organization, was formed to involve the private bar in providing
legal services to address racial discrimination. the principal mission
of the lawyers'
committee is to secure, through the rule of law, equal justice under