“Everybody’s organized but the people. Now it’s the citizens’ turn.”
— John Gardner, founder of Common Cause, in a 1972 speech
Though strategic campaigns at the national, state and local levels, Common Cause puts into practice our solutions for a democracy that works for everyone. Campaigns take our well-researched policy solutions and enact them into law through grassroots organizing guided by our expertise in navigating the legislative system. With more than one million members and supporters across the country and in every congressional district, our membership gives us the political power to make game-changing reforms.