Campaign Allies

The following 450+ organizations have signed letters to Congress and/or the Administration with concerns about excessive speculation in commodity markets. See some of the letters .

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Businesses and business associations
Consumer groups
Food/Agriculture organizations
International organizations
Labor organizations
National organizations
State organizations

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Businesses and business associations

Agricultural Retailers Association
Air Transport Association
American Association of Crop Insurers
American Cotton Exporters Association
American Cotton Shippers Association
American Income Life Insurance
American Public Gas Association
Arkansas Oil Marketers Association
Atlantic Cotton Association
Better Markets
Calvert Asset Management Company, Inc.
Clean Yield Asset Management
Community Capital Development
Corporation for Enterprise Development
CREDO Mobile
CTW Investment Group
Fuel Merchants Association of New Jersey
Gasoline & Automotive Service Dealer’s of America, Inc.
Good Business International
HNMA Funding
Independent Oil Marketers Association of New England
Krull & Company
Marketers and Grocers Association
Mid-Atlantic Petroleum Distributors Association
National Association of Convenience Stores
National Association of Oil Heat Service Managers
National Association of Truck Stop Operators
National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions
Nebraska Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association
New England Fuel Institute
Ohio Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association
Oil Heat Council of New Hampshire
Oil Heat Institute of Long Island
Oil Heat Institute, Inc. of Rhode Island
Opportunity Finance Network
Petroleum and Convenience Marketers of Alabama
Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association of Kansas
Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores of Iowa
Petroleum Marketers Association of America
Ranchers-Cattlemen Legal Action Fund / R-CALF USA
Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America
Southern Cotton Association
Texas Cotton Association
United Egg Association
United Egg Producers
Utah Petroleum Marketers and Retailers Association
Veris Wealth Partners
Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
West Virginia Oil
Western Cotton Shippers Association
Western Peanut Growers Association
Wisconsin Crop Production Association
World Cotton Exporters Association

Consumer Groups

Americans for Fairness in Lending
Arizonans for Responsible Lending
Consumer Action
Consumer Assistance Council
Consumer Association Council
Consumer Federation of America
Consumer Union
Consumer Watchdog
Consumers for Auto Safety and Reliability
NASCAT
National Association of Consumer Advocates
National Consumers League
Organic Consumers Association

Food/Agriculture Organizations

Community Food Security Coalition
Family Farm Defenders
Farmworkers Self-Help, Inc.
Food & Water Watch
Food First
Food Systems Integrity
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
National Family Farm Coalition
National Farmers Union
National Latino Farmers & Ranchers Trade Association
PLANT: Partners for the Land & Agricultural Needs of Traditional Peoples

International Organizations

AceA Onlus, Associazione Consumi Etici e Stili di vita solidali (Ethical Consumer and Fair Lifestyles Association), Italy
AEFJN (Africa Europe Faith & Justice Network) – Belgium
Agribusiness Accountability Initiative, International
Alianza Mexicana por la Autodeterminacion de los Pueblos – AMAP (Mexican Alliance for the Auto determination of People), Mexico
Alianza Social Continental (Hemispheric Social Alliance)
Asian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA)
Asociación Latinoamericana de Micro, Pequeños y Medianos Empresarios – ALAMPyME (Latinamerican Association of Micro, Small and Medium Businesspeople), Mexico
Asociación Nacional de Empresas Comercializadoras de Productores del Campo – ANEC (National Association of Rural Producers), Mexico
Associacao em areas de assentamento no estado de Maranhao (Association of land settlements in Maranhao), Brazil
Bangladesh Krishok Federation, Bangladesh
Bharatiya Krishak Samaj, India
Bia’lii, Asesoría e Investigación, A.C., Mexico
Center for Agrarian Reform Study, Research and Projects, Sao Paulo State University, Brazil
Centre For Social Concern, Malawi
Centro de Estudios Urbano Regionales (Center of Regional Urban Studies), Bolivia
Centro de Promoción y Educación Profesional “Vasco de Quiroga”, A.C. (Professional Education and Promotion Center “Vasco de Quiroga”), Mexico
Centro Ecuménico Diego de Medellín (Diego de Medellin Ecumenical Center), Chile
CIP Americas Program
Colectivo Ecologista de Jalisco – CEJ (Jalisco Ecological Collective), Mexico
Comboni Missionaries
Comisión Mexicana de Defensa y Promoción de los Derechos Humanos, A.C. – CMDPDH, (Mexican Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Human Rights), Mexico
Comité para la abolicion de la Deuda del Tercer Mundo (CADTM), France
Congregation of Holy Cross
Consumers’ Association, Kerala, India
Coordenador Nacional do Serviço Paz e Justiça – SERPAJ (National Coordinator for Peace and Justice Service), Brasil
Coordinadora Estatal de Productores de Cafe de Oaxaca (Oaxaca State Coordination of Coffee Producers), Mexico
Coordinadora Nacional Indígena y Campesina – CONIC (National Indigenous and Farmers’ Coordination), Guatemala
Daughters of the Sacred Heart, Malta
Earth Cluster of Franciscans International
Eastern and Southern Africa small scale Farmers Forum – ESAFF
Edmund Rice International, Switzerland
El Grupo Red de Economía Solidaria (Solidarity Economy Network Group), Peru
Equipo Pueblo (People Team), Mexico
Equity and Justice Working Group Bangladesh (EquityBD)
EQUIVITA Scientific Committee, Italy
Espacio DESC (Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Coalition), Mexico
ETC Group (Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration)
Faida Market Link, Tanzania
Federación de Cooperativas de la Reforma Agraria Región Central – FECORACEN (Federation of Agrarian Reform Cooperatives, Central Region), El Salvador
FoodFirst Information and Action Network – FIAN International
Foro “Corriente de Opinión Ciudadana” (Citizen Opinion Forum), Argentina
Forum Solidaridad Perú (Peru Solidarity Forum)
Frente Civico de Mexico (Mexican Civic Front)
Frente Democrático Regional del Callao – Institución Autónoma (Regional Democratic Front in Callao), Peru
Fundación Centro de Estudios Nacionales de Desarrollo Alternativo – CENDA (Center for National Studies on Alternative Development Foundation), Chile
Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE)
Fundación Menonita Colombiana para el Desarrollo – MENCOLDES (Colombian Mennonite Foundation for Development), Colombia
Grupo de Estudios de America Latina – GEAL (Latin America Study Group), Argentina
Grupo de Solidaridad-Arenal – GRUDESA, Nicaragua
Heifer International
Informationsgruppe Lateinamerika – IGLA (Latin America Information Group), Austria
Instituto de Regeneración Ecológica (Ecological Regeneration Institute), Ecuador
Instituto para el Desarrollo Sostenible – INDES (Institute for Sustainable Development), Nicaragua
International Federation of Rural Adult Catholic Movements
International Movement of Catholic Agricultural and Rural Youth – MIJARC, Belgium
JPIC Central Commission of the Mccj (Comboni Missionaries)
Jubilee Scotland
Jubilee South
Justice and Peace Group of the Missionaries of Africa in the Netherlands
Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Office of the Order of Friars Minor, Rome, Italy
Korean Advanced Farmers’ Federation (KAFF)
La Asociación Coordinadora de Asociaciones y Comunidades para el Desarrollo Integral del Pueblo Maya Ch´orti´–COMUNDICH (Coordinating Association of Communities for the Integral Development of the Maya Ch’orti’ People), Guatemala
La Convención Nacional del Agro Peruano – CONVEAGRO (National Convention of Peruvian Agriculture), Peru
La Mesa de Coordinación Latinoamericana de Comercio Justo (Latinoamerica y el Caribe) – The Latin American Coordination for Just Trade
La Red Peruana de Comercio Justo y Consumo Ético (Peruvian Network for Fair Trade and Ethical Consuming), Peru
La Unión de Organziaciones de la Sierra Juárez, Oaxaca, S. C.- UNOSJO, S.C. (Union of Organizations of the Juarez Plateau), México
Labour,Health and Human Rights Development Centre, Nigeria
Latin American Solidarity Centre, Ireland
Marcha Mundial de las Mujeres – MMM (Global March of Women), México
Maryknoll Affiliates
Missionaries of Africa, Rome, Italy
Movimento Campones Popular – MCP (Popular Peasants’ Movement), Brazil
Movimento dos Pequenos Agricultores – MPA (Small Farmers Movement), Brazil
Movimiento de Agricultura Orgánica Costarricense – MAOCO (Costa Rican Organic Agriculture Movement), Costa Rica
Movimiento de Saneamiento Político y Social – MSPS (Political and Social Cleaning Movement), Chile
Mujeres para el Diálogo A.C. (Women for Dialog), Mexico
National Labour Economic and Development Institute (NALEDI), South Africa
National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP)
Navdanya (Research Foundation for Science ,Technology and Ecology), India
NUCAFE – (National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Enterprises), The Coffee Farmers Organisation in Uganda
Núcleo de Estudos, Pesquisas e Projetos de Reforma Agrária – NERA (Nucleus for Studies, Research and Projects in Agrarian Reform), Brasil
Otros Mundos, AC (Other Worlds), México
Pax Romana
Pesticide Action Network North America
Platform earth, farmers, consumer – the Netherlands
Pólo Sindical dos/as Trabalhadores/as Rurais do Submédio São Francisco (Workers’ Center for Rural Workers), Brasil
Programa Chile Sustentable (Sustainable Chile Project)
Programas de Desarrollo para los Pueblos del Perú (Development Programs for the Peoples of Peru), Peru
Red Mexicana de Acción frente al Libre Comercio – RMALC (Mexican Action Network on Free Trade)
Red Nacional Género y Economía – REDGE (National Gender and Economy Network), Mexico
Rede Colombiana de Acción frente al Libre Comercio (Colombian Network of Action on Free Trade, Colombia
Rede Jubileu Sul Brasil (Jubilee South Network, Brazil), Brazil
Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos (Network for Social Justice and Human Rights), Brazil
Rural Coalition/Coalición Rural – U.S./Mexico
Salesian Missions
Servicio Internacional Cristiano de Solidaridad con los pueblos de América
Latina (International Christian Service in Solidarity with the Peoples of Latin America
Servicio Paz y Justicia en America Latina – SERPAJ – AL (Justice and Peace Service in Latin America)
Servicios del Pueblo Mixe, A.C., Mexico
Siembra A.C., Mexico
Solidarité – France
Terra Nuova (New Earth), Italy
The International Presentation Association of the Sisters of the Presentation
Third World Network
Union de Comunidades Indigenas de la Zona Norte del Istmo – UCIZONI (Union of Indigenous Communities of the North Istmo Zone), Mexico
Union Paysanne (Peasant Union), Canada
Unión sindical de trabajadores de Guatemala – UNSITRAGUA (Guatemala Workers Union Federation), Guatemala
Veterinarios Sin Fronteras (Veterinarians Without Borders), Spain
Via Campesina Brasil
Via Campesina Centro America
VOICE, Bangladesh
War on Want, United Kingdom
World Development Movement, United Kingdom

Labor Organizations

AFL-CIO
AFSCME
Change to Win
Communications Workers of America
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Laborers’ International Union of North America
SEIU
Union Plus
United Food and Commercial Workers

National Religious/Development/Justice Organizations

A New Way Forward
Action Aid USA
Africa Faith and Justice Network
Agricultural Missions, Inc.
Alliance for Global Justice
Alliance for Justice
American Jewish World Service
Americans for Democratic Action, Inc.
Americans United for Change
Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now
Campaign for America’s Future
Campaign Money
Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good
Catholics United
Center for Media and Democracy
Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy
Claretian Missionaries
Coastal Enterprises Inc.
Color of Change
Columban Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Office
Comboni Missionaries
Common Cause
Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM)
Congregation of the Holy Cross
Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, UN-NGO office
Demos
Economic Policy Institute
Essential Action
Foreign Policy In Focus
Friends of the Earth US
Glenmary Commission on Justice
Global Citizen Center
Global Exchange
Grassroots International
Green America
Greenlining Institute
Heifer International
Holy Cross International Justice Office
Home Actions
Institute for Global Communications
Institute for Policy Studies, Global Economy Project
Institute of Women’s Policy Research
Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility – ICCR
JPIC Central Commission of the Mccj (Comboni Missionaries)
Justice and Witness Ministries, United Church of Christ
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns
Medical Mission Sisters, Sector North America
Mennonite Central Committee US
Missionary Oblates, Justice, Peace & Integrity of Creation
Missionary Society of St. Columban
MoveOn.org Political Action
National Association of Neighborhoods
National Catholic Rural Life Conference
National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development
National Community Reinvestment Coalition
National Consumer Law Center (on behalf of its low-income clients)
National Council of La Raza
National Council of Womens Organizations
National Fair Housing Alliance
National Housing Institute
National Housing Trust
National Housing Trust Community Development Fund
National NeighborWorks Association
National People’s Action (NPA)
Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project
Network for Environmental & Economic Responsibility, United Church of Christ
NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby
New Rules for Global Finance Coalition
Nicaragua Network
Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Justice, Peace/Integrity of Creation Office
OMB Watch
Oxfam America
Partners for the Common Good
Pax Christi USA
Pax Romana
Pesticide Action Network North America
PICO – People Improving Communities through Organizing
Poverty and Race Research Action Council
Progress Now Action
Progressive States Network
Public Citizen
Quixote Center
RFK Center for Justice & Human Rights
Salesian Missions
Sargent Shriver Center on Poverty Law
School of the Americas Watch
Sisters of Charity Federation
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Justice and Peace Network
Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia
Sisters of Saint Mary of Namur of the Eastern Province
Sisters of St. Mary of Namur of the Western Province
Sisters of the Holy Cross Congregation Justice Committee
Society of the Sacred Heart, NGO Office at the United Nations
State Voices
Taxpayer’s for Common Sense
The Association for Housing and Neighborhood Development
The Congregation of Holy Cross
The Fuel Savers Club
The Help Network
The International Presentation Association of the Sisters of the Presentation
The Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center
The Second Chance Foundation
The Seminal
Third World Network
Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment (CRI)
U.S. PIRG
Unitarian Universalist for a Just Economic Community
United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society
United States Student Association
USAction
Washington Office on Latin America
We The People Now
Western States Center
Woodstock Institute
World Hunger Year

State and Local Organizations

Alaska PIRG
Arizona Advocacy Network
Arizona PIRG
Arizonans for Responsible Lending
Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (NY)
Audubon Partnership for Economic Development LDC (New York, NY)
BAC Funding Consortium Inc. (Miami, FL)
Bay Area Community Services
Beech Capital Venture Corporation (Philadelphia, PA)
Benedictine Sisters of Mt. Angel, OR
BOLDJustice (Broward Organized Leaders Doing Justice)
California Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association
California PIRG
California Reinvestment Coalition
Caney Fork Headwaters Association
Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Center for Media and Democracy
Century Housing Corporation (Culver City, CA)
Changer(NY)
Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corporation (NY)
Chicago Community Loan Fund (Chicago, IL)
Chicago Community Ventures (Chicago, IL)
Chicago Consumer Coalition
Citizen Potawatomi CDC (Shawnee, OK)
Coalition on Homeless Housing in Ohio
Colorado PIRG
Commission on Peace and Justice of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany
Community Capital Development
Community Capital Fund (Bridgeport, CT)
Community Capital of Maryland (Baltimore, MD)
Community Development Financial Institution of the Tohono O’odham Nation (Sells, AZ)
Community Redevelopment Loan and Investment Fund, (Atlanta, GA)
Community Reinvestment Association of North Carolina
Community Resource Group (Fayetteville, AR)
Congregation of the Sisters of St. Paul de Chartres, Marquette, Michigan
Connecticut Association for Human Services
Connecticut PIRG
Consumer Assistance Council
Cooper Square Committee (New York, NY)
Cooperative Fund of New England (Wilmington, NC)
Corporacion de Desarrollo Economico de Ceiba (Ceiba, PR)
Cumberland Countians for Peace & Justice
Delta Foundation, Inc. (Greenville, MS)
Economic Opportunity Fund (EOF) (Philadelphia, PA)
Empire Justice Center (NY)
Enterprises, Inc., Berea KY
Fair Housing Contact Service OH
Farmworker Association of Florida
Federation of Appalachian Housing Enterprises, Inc. (Berea, KY)
Fitness and Praise Youth Development, Inc. (Baton Rouge, LA)
Florida Consumer Action Network
Florida PIRG
Forward Community Investments (Madison, WI)
Funding Partners for Housing Solutions (Ft. Collins, CO)
Georgia PIRG
Greater Grand Rapids Food Systems Council
Green America
Grow Iowa Foundation (Greenfield, IA)
Homewise, Inc. (Santa Fe, NM)
Idaho Chapter, National Association of Social Workers
Idaho Community Action Network
Idaho Nevada CDFI (Pocatello, ID)
Illinois PIRG
Impact Capital (Seattle, WA)
Indiana PIRG
Information Press (CA)
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement
Iowa PIRG
JobStart Chautauqua, Inc. (Mayville, NY)
Keystone Research Center
La Casa Federal Credit Union (Newark, NJ)
Long Island Housing Services NY
Low Income Investment Fund (San Francisco, CA)
MaineStream Finance (Bangor, ME)
Maryland PIRG
Massachusetts Consumers’ Coalition
Massachusetts Fair Housing Center
MASSPIRG
MichiganPIRG
Midland Community Development Corporation (Midland, TX)
Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation (Detroit Lakes, MN)
Mile High Community Loan Fund (Denver, CO)
Missouri PIRG
Montana Community Development Corporation (Missoula, MT)
Montana PIRG
Mortgage Recovery Service Center of L.A.
Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project
New Hampshire PIRG
New Jersey Citizen Action
New Jersey Community Capital (Trenton, NJ)
New Jersey PIRG
New Mexico PIRG
New York City AIDS Housing Network
New York PIRG
Next Step (MN)
NOAH Community Development Fund, Inc. (Boston, MA)
Nonprofit Finance Fund (New York, NY)
Nonprofits Assistance Fund (Minneapolis, MN)
North Carolina Association of Community Development Corporations
North Carolina PIRG
Northern Community Investment Corporation (St. Johnsbury, VT)
Northside Community Development Fund (Pittsburgh, PA)
Oakland Food Policy Council
Office of Peace and Justice, Sisters of Charity of New York
Office of Peace, Justice and Creation Stewardship, Catholic Charities, Gallup, NM
Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (Columbus, OH)
Ohio PIRG
Oregon State PIRG
Our Oregon
PennPIRG
Piedmont Housing Alliance (Charlottesville, VA)
Rhode Island PIRG
Rural Community Assistance Corporation (West Sacramento, CA)
Rural Organizing Project OR
San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Seattle Economic Development Fund dba Community Capital Development
Sierra Interfaith Action For Peace
Siouxland Economic Development Corporation (Sioux City, IA)
Southern Bancorp (Arkadelphia, AR)
TexPIRG
The Association for Housing and Neighborhood Development
The Fair Housing Council of Central New York
The Help Network
The Loan Fund (Albuquerque, NM)
The Oakland Institute
The Oklahoma Black Historical Research Project, Inc
The Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center
Third Reconstruction Institute (NC)
Vermont PIRG
Village Capital Corporation (Cleveland, OH)
Virginia Citizens Consumer Council
Virginia Poverty Law Center
War on Poverty – Florida
WashPIRG
Westchester Residential Oppurtunities Inc. NY
Wigamig Owners Loan Fund, Inc. (Lac du Flambeau, WI)
WISPIRG

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