Register now for Career Fair and Expo

Following the Powerful IDEA Awards we are hosting a live career fair on June 9th in Washington, DC, followed by a Virtual Career Fair on June 16th.

Progressive Political Organizations:

  • Labor Unions
  • Democratic Party Committees
  • Progressive nonprofits
  • Voter education, contact. and advocacy organizations
  • Super PACs
  • Progressive political consulting firms
  • Supportive social impact organizations
  • Companies doing business with the above.

Register now to secure your spot!

What are the Powerful IDEA Awards?

The Powerful IDEA (Impact on Democracy, Elections, Advocacy) Awards are GAIN POWER’s new progressive political communications & leadership awards. The Powerful IDEA Awards are designed to recognize the most impactful people, organizations, technology, communications, and other resources that power progressive politics, advocacy, and our democracy. We will honor bold, brave, creative, impactful leaders, campaigns, and advocacy organizations. Awards will go to powerful people, campaigns,  technology,  communications, and organizations that had a significant impact. We aim to elevate and shine a spotlight on the people and programs that powered progressive politics, fight to save our country through running for office, advocacy campaigns, elections, civic engagement, participatory events, and public communications.

Voting is NOW CLOSED

Read more about our nominees and stay tuned for winners!



Recognizing transformational talent. The people who do the work to impact our democracy, elections and advocacy. These include the candidates, campaign and organizational staff, and dedicated artists, and activists.


Creative communication or pieces of content using video, print, digital, audio, other other media for the purposes of communicating with members, voters, donors, activists, or other niche audiences.

Transformative Technology

Recognizing the technology built to organize, mobilize, fundraise and communicate with members, voters, donors, or activists.


Thousands of organizations from nonprofit educational and advocacy campaigns, party committees, political action committees, and social impact companies are dedicated to protecting our democracy, running electoral and legislative issue campaigns, voter education, and of course electing leaders who share our values. This awards will recognized the most inspirational and impactful ones.


Critical programs events are run by formal and informal, organized and organic collectives and coalitions, single individuals and organizations. The these awards will recognized the most powerful and impactful ones this past year.

For a full list of categories, click here.

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