Economic, social and environmental justice though independent politics.
Jonathan H. Martin is a Professor of Sociology at Framingham State University. He is the editor of and a contributor to the book Empowering Progressive Third Parties and in the United States (Routledge 2016); author of various articles on left politics, and a longtime progressive third party activist. He lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.
“The Progressive Party Organizing Fund offers us a unique opportunity to channel critical resources toward the building of a greatly needed, viable party for the 99%.”
Lynette McClain is a retired educator from Front Range Community College in Longmont, Colorado. She has been a long-term progressive activist for local and national political causes and issues. She co-founded the Colorado for Bernie movement in mid-2015 and served as the Northeast Colorado Field Organizer for the Bernie Sanders campaign, in 2016.
“We need a progressive party for the majority of the US citizens who want to save our world from climate change, provide basic human rights for all, and are seeking truth and justice in government.”
Rodney Latstetter is a retired Information Systems Administrator with 35 years in the Healthcare Industry from Caledonia, Illinois. He has been an activist for Progressives, #MedicareForAll and other major political issues. He is a social media specialist and was involved in opening a grassroots Bernie Sanders office in 2020 as worked I the 2016 Sanders campaign as well.
“We’ve moved past the 2 dominant parties in America as that experiment has failed. Until Americans have more choices the environment in Washington will not change!”
Anh Phung is currently a graduate student in marine and atmospheric chemistry and formerly worked as a policy underwriter and analyst in the financial industry. She has been a political volunteer, organizer, and activist for various progressive campaigns and causes since 2002. Anh is based in Southern California and New York.
"In order to end the two party duopoly, we need a viable third party that values building the bench and strategically forming coalitions. PPOF aims to do just that."