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Movement Leadership Grantees Have an Ally in Navigating Albany

Too often, the legislature in Albany is controlled by people and institutions with the most money. Grassroots communities can galvanize enough "people power" to overcome the influence of well-resourced corporations. But before they can win policy victories, these groups face challenges like navigating government bureaucracy. The Advocacy Institute is one of our most effective programs helping grantees navigate the legislative landscape to move policy agendas.

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"North Star Fund was one of our first supporters. They funded our nail salon worker survey when no other funders would.” —Luna Ranjit, Adhikaar

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