Our clients

Here are just some of the national and regional unions, political organizations and non-profits that we are proud and honored to call our clients.

Unions

American Federation of State, County, Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

The AFSCME has more than 1.6 million working and retired members who are nurses, corrections officers, childcare providers, EMTs, sanitation workers and more. They are public servants who advocate for fairness in the workplace, excellence in public services and prosperity and opportunities for all working families.

 

Marine Engineer's Beneficial Association (MEBA)

Founded in 1875, MEBA is the oldest and largest Maritime Officers’ Union in the United States. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with more than 22,000 members, they work hard for legislation that enhances the maritime industry, including maintaining professionalism at sea and protecting its members from arbitrary and detrimental policies.

 

New York City Central Labor Council (NYCCLC)

The NYCCLC is a non-profit labor membership organization devoted to supporting, advancing, and advocating for the working people of New York City. They bring together 300 local unions from every trade, occupation, public and private sector of the New York economy, which represents about 1.3 million workers.

 

Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

Uniting workers from the healthcare, property service, and public service sectors, SEIU’s 2.1 million members are dedicated to improving the lives of workers and their families and creating a more just and human society. They are united by the belief in the dignity and worth of workers and the services they provide.

"SEIU is proud to do business with the only union-owned and organized bank  in the United States.  Amalgamated Bank provides our union with top-notch customer and financial service while staying committed to our progressive ideals. It is important for us to do business with a bank that is dedicated to serving and supporting the working people we advocate for every day – the 99%."

—  Mary Kay Henry, President, Service Employees International Union
 

United Federation of Teachers (UFT)

Based in New York City, the UFT is made up of teachers, nurses and other professionals working in the five boroughs. With over 200,000 members, they advocate for fair and competitive salaries and workplace practices in order to advance the profession and well-being of its members. They also advocate for children and the communities in which they serve to fight for policies that make every New York City public school a place where children can thrive.

 

Political Organizations

America Votes

America Votes works across the country with over 300 state and national partner organizations to advance progressive policies, expand access to the ballot, coordinate issue advocacy and election campaigns, and protect every American’s right to vote.

 

Democratic Governors Association (DGA)

The DGA is an independent and voluntary political organization whose goal is to support Democratic governors and candidates across the nation. Founded in 1983, it is the only organization dedicated to electing Democratic governors and candidates and participates at all campaign levels.

 

Democratic National Committee

The DNC is the oldest continuing party committee in the United States. It is responsible for governing the Democratic Party, planning the Party’s presidential nominating convention, and promoting the Democratic Platform. The DNC raises money, hires staff, and coordinates strategy to support candidates for local, state, and national office throughout the country.

 

Demos

Demos' goal is to ensure all Americans have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. They continuously collaborate with changemakers in states and community-based organizations to bring policy closer to the people. They fight on behalf of those who are often left out of the debate to make sure their voices are heard.

 

Evans & Katz

Founded in 1996, Evans and Katz is a leading provider of Campaign Finance and Federal Election Compliance (FEC) consulting services for candidates, campaign committees, political action committees, and Super PACs who want the security of knowing that their financial operations are in compliance with FEC and state campaign rules and regulations.

 

New York State Young Democrats

The New York State Young Democrats work to empower young Democrats all over New York and incorporate young people into the Democratic Party. Democrats from ages 16 to 36 are represented.

"NYSYD is putting its money where its heart is. Our bankroll is more Main Street than Wall Street, and so are our values. In a political reality where money equals speech, unfortunately far more than it should, our organization will speak loudly for a progressive future that holds hard working New Yorkers in its highest regard."

–  Glen Oldhoff, President, New York State Young Democrats
 

Organizing for Action

OFA is a nonprofit social welfare organization and community organizing project with more than 250 local chapters around the country. The organization’s advocacy agenda includes mitigating climate change, propelling forward immigration and healthcare reform, advancing marriage equality, and stimulating economic opportunity for all Americans.

"Amalgamated Bank truly understands the demands of the political world. Their team provides the highest possible level of advice and service for our organization—day in, day out, around the clock."

–  Jon Carson, Former Executive Director, Organizing for Action
 

Progressive Majority

The goal of the Progressive Majority is to elect dynamic progressive leaders. They do this by identifying and recruiting the best candidates to run for office and providing strategic message, campaign and technical support.

"Progressive Majority has banked with Amalgamated Bank since our inception because we believe not just in holding candidates accountable, but also ourselves. Not only does the amazing staff at Amalgamated provide us with professional, personalized service, they also manage our money responsibly, with our progressive values in mind. We are proud to give America’s Labor Bank our business."

–  Gloria Totten, President, Progressive Majority
 

Ready for Hillary

With more than 2.5 million supporters and over 100,000 grassroots donors, Ready for Hillary was a political action committee that encouraged former Secretary of State Clinton to run for president in 2016. Ready for Hillary assembled a national grassroots network of supporters that worked to help Hillary compete in the 2016 presidential election.

 

Non-Profit Organizations

Atlas: DIY

Atlas: DIY is a cooperative empowerment center for immigrant youth and their allies. Headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, it is a place where immigrant youth can come to enjoy a wide variety of services such as legal counseling, language classes, college preparation programs, scholarship lists and more. Atlas helps to eliminate the inevitable stress in the lives of immigrant youth by giving them a safe space and making them feel part of a community.

 

AVAC: Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention

Founded in 1985, AVAC is a non-profit organization that uses education, policy analysis, advocacy and a network of global collaborations to accelerate the ethical development and global delivery of AIDS vaccines and other emerging HIV prevention options.

 

The Black Institute

The mission of The Black Institute is to train and educate new leadership and develop initiatives to build wealth, build power, and deliver justice to people of color in the United States. The Black Institute aims to enliven intellectual discourse and impact public policy through research, data-gathering, polling, academic partnerships, civic education, training and development, grassroots organizing, and issue-based campaigns.

 

Employment Justice Center (EJC)

The mission of the D.C. Employment Justice Center is to secure, protect and promote workplace justice in the D.C. metropolitan area. Founded in 2000, the EJC has been successful in using a combination of strategies to protect the rights of low-income workers including legal services, policy advocacy, community organizing, and education.

 

Hudson Guild Community Works

Founded in 1895, Hudson Guild has been serving the New York City Chelsea area community and beyond through a broad range of programs and services. Their mission is to create and sustain a strong and effective community that responds to the potential and achievements of its diverse members with a focus on those in economic need.

 

National Consumers League

Founded in 1899, America’s oldest consumer organization protects and promotes social and economic justice for consumers and workers in the United States and around the world.

 

Habitat for Humanity NYC

Founded in 1984, New York City Habitat for Humanity aims to transforms lives by building quality homes for families in need and uniting all New Yorkers around the cause of affordable housing.