KEY CONSUMER GROUPS YOU SHOULD
Lawyers for Public Justice
This national public interest law firm has launched a nationwide Access to Justice
Campaign to fight binding mandatory arbitration and other efforts to eliminate
Americans' right to a day in court. To purchase a copy of TLPJ's cutting-edge
legal guide, Consumer Arbitration Agreements -- which surveys every
approach that state and federal courts have accepted in challenging binding mandatory
arbitration clauses -- click here: http://www.tlpj.org/caa.htm
Public Citizen is a national, nonprofit consumer advocacy organization founded
in 1971 to represent consumer interests in Congress, the executive branch and
Consumers Union is the publisher of Consumer Reports magazine. Its advocacy
offices in Washington, DC, Austin, TX and San Francisco fight for privacy at
the state and national level.
Federation of America
Consumer Federation of America is a coalition of 240 national, state and local
consumer groups around the country. CFA actively supports strong consumer protection.
Public Interest Research Group (USPIRG)
The state Public Interest Research groups (PIRGs) are leading consumer and
environmental advocates that place a strong emphasis on fighting for privacy
and against identity theft both in the states and through their national association,
Consumer Law Center (NCLC)
he National Consumer Law Center is the nation's consumer law expert, helping
consumers, their advocates, and public policy makers to use powerful and complex
consumer laws to assure justice for vulnerable, low income Americans.
Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA)
NACA is a non-profit association of attorneys and consumer advocates
committed to representing customers’ interests. Our members
are private and public sector attorneys, legal services attorneys,
law professors and law students
whose primary focus is the protection and representation of consumers.
for Auto Safety
Consumers Union and Ralph Nader founded the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) to
provide consumers a voice for auto safety and quality in Washington and to
help lemon owners fight back across the country.
Task Force For Automotive Issues
The Consumer Task Force for Automotive Issues was co-founded by Ralph Nader
and Remar Suttton. The task force monitors auto fraud activities for consumer
groups, attorneys general, and plaintiff firms.
Consumer Action is serving consumers nationwide by advancing consumer rights,
publishing educational materials, advocating for consumers in the media and
before lawmakers, and comparing prices on credit cards, bank accounts, and
long distance services.
Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
NELA advocates for employee rights and workplace fairness while promoting the
highest standards of professionalism, ethics and judicial integrity. NELA provides
assistance and support to lawyers protecting the rights of employees against
the greater resources of their employers and the defense bar.
Alliance for Justice
The Alliance for Justice has been working since it's inception in 1979 to promote
a fair and independent judiciary and strengthen public interest advocacy.
Workplace Fairness is a non-profit organisation that promotes workplace policies
and practices that work for everyone. Their goal is to bring together workers,
employers, advocates and policy makers to achieve fairness in the workplace.
for Responsible Lending
The Center for Responsible Lending is fighting to stop financial
abuses (predatory mortgages, overdraft loans, excessive credit card
debt, tax refund loans) through legislative and policy advocacy, coalition-building,
litigation, and industry research.
Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC)
NCRC is the collective voice for its member organizations to Congress, Bank
Regulatory Agencies, the Executive branches of the federal government and the
Privacy Times provides its readers/members with accurate reporting, objective
analysis and thoughtful insight into the events that shape the ongoing debate
over Privacy and Freedom of Information.
Senator Pat Leahy
Auto Reliability and Safety (CARS)
CARS is a national, award winning, non-profit auto safety and consumer advocacy
organization working to save lives, prevent injuries, and protect
consumers from auto-related fraud and abuse.
Association of Community
Organisations for Reform Now (ACORN)
ACORN, is the nation's largest community organization of low- and
moderate-income families, working together for social justice and stronger
communities, for better housing, schools, neighborhood safety, health
care, job conditions, and more.
of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
AAPD is the largest national nonprofit cross-disability member organization
in the United States, dedicated to ensuring economic self-sufficiency and political
empowerment for the more than 56 million Americans with disabilities.
Privacy Information Center
EPIC is a public interest research center in Washington, D.C. It was
established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging civil liberties
issues and to protect privacy, the First Amendment, and constitutional
values. EPIC publishes the leading online privacy newsletter, the EPIC
Essential Information is the home site for
research and action organizations affiliated with Ralph Nader.
Junkbusters offers free software and other tools to fight junk mail,
Spam, cookies, and other forms of privacy invasion.
Established in 1899, NCL advocates for consumers and workers' rights.
Among the information it offers is how to shop safely online, protect
your online privacy and security, and avoid Internet and telemarketing
**Gateway to privacy news, information and action coordinated by EPIC
and Privacy International.**
The nation's leading privacy, civil liberties, consumer, and family-based
organizations endorsing strong privacy protections.
Coordinates privacy campaigns internationally and issues the annual
"Orwell Big Brother" awards to the worst privacy invaders
-- agencies, officials and corporations.
Rights Clearing House
Find detailed fact sheets and information on all your privacy rights
and learn how to prevent identity theft and protect your financial privacy.
The PRC's consumer guides on the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act provide in-depth
information on the new federal law, with tips on how to shop for more
privacy-friendly financial institutions. Go to http://www.privacyrights.org/financial.htm
for the PRC's financial privacy publications. The Privacy
Survival Guide provides steps for taking control of your personal
This site was organized by Ralph Nader and Remar Sutton to highlight
the efforts of the key non-profit organizations that care about the
integrity of your private life.
Having been through arbitration and losing a 16 employee, multi-million
dollar construction company because of it, Contractors Zone maintains
a web site exposing the abuses of the Contracting Business.
Take Back Your Rights PAC
TBYR is a specially formed political action committee of concerned
Frisco residents whose goal is to educate and protect...... The group
is seeking to do this by adding two new articles to the Frisco city
The Consumer Advocacy Center
The Consumer Advocacy Center is a private professional corporation
based in Chicago that will fight for consumers who have been ripped
off and has had some success at fighting binding arbitration agreements.
Homeowners Against Deficient Dwellings
is a national non profit group incorporated in 1995. HADD provides
education for potential homebuyers, and a voice for homebuyers who
have been HADD by the builder of their homes, the warranties provided
by the builders, and mandatory binding arbitration clauses.
Colorado HOME Alliance
The Colorado Homeowners Mobilization and Education (HOME) Alliance is a not-for-profit grassroots organization dedicated to educating Colorado’s citizens on the issues affecting their legal and constitutional rights to enjoy and protect their homes and property.
Home Owners for Better Building (HOBB)
To support a meanigful, long term solution to the problem of the unregulated home building industry. To encourage strict regulation and standards on the local, state and national levels. To promote and support consumer protection and the passage of the Home Lemon Law throughout the county.
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