Center for Policy Alternatives

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The Center for Policy Alternatives (CPA) according to their website is "the nation's leading nonpartisan progressive public policy and leadership development center serving state legislators, state policy organizations and state grassroots leaders." [1] They are listed as one of the corporate clients of American Viewpoint.

Linda Tarr-Whelan was "president and chief executive officer of the Center for Policy Alternatives from 1986 to 2001." [2]

In 2000 they received $300,000 from the Ford Foundation "For policy development, advocacy, women's leadership and an organizational sustainability plan to advance an economic justice agenda on gender equality." [3]





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  1. Tim McFeeley, Center for Policy Alternatives, accessed July 4, 2007.
  2. Linda Tarr-Whelan, salzburgseminar, accessed July 4, 2007.
  3. 2000 Annual Report, Ford Foundation, accessed July 4, 2007.