The ADA Education Fund is an independent, charitable entity that focuses on increasing public awareness through education and community organizing that builds capacity for change. The Ed Fund produces periodic policy briefs, hosts progressive speakers on a range of issues, sponsors advocacy and research fellowships, and works to expand civic participation through community organizing around economic and social justice issues.
ADA Education Fund also author original research on progressive solutions to today’s pressing issues. Whether it is preparing the next generation of policymakers to face crucial challenges or honoring our history and the struggles of earlier generations, we tirelessly work to improve the lives of average Americans.
In the words of one of our founders, Eleanor Roosevelt, “It’s better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.” We are one such candle.
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Our Existing Programs:
Galbraith Fellowships – The John K. Galbraith Fellowship in public policy
Jim Jontz Advocacy Fellowships – A new advocacy fellowship program to recruit, train, and activate a new generation of professional progressives.
Jim Jontz Nemorial Lecture – In honor of the late Congressman Jim Jontz
What Would Martin Do? – An annual reflection on the values of Martin Luther King Jr. and contemporary issues.
Congressional Briefings – Occasional briefings held on Capitol Hill to educate policymakers on key issues