Think tank

Demos USA

New York City, NY, United States

Demos is a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. Our name means “the people.” It is the root word of democracy, and it reminds us that in America, the true source of our greatness is the diversity of our people. Our nation’s highest challenge is to create a democracy that truly empowers people of all backgrounds, so that we all have a say in setting the policies that shape opportunity and provide for our common future. To help America meet that challenge, Demos is working to reduce both political and economic inequality, deploying original research, advocacy, litigation, and strategic communications to create the America the people deserve.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.demos.org/

Address:
80 Broad Street, 4th Flr. New York, NY 10004 | 212.633.1405

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
USA
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1993
Age (years)
Demos USA
 28
United States average
 38
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Geoff Mulgan, Martin Jacques
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Taifa Smith Butler
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): K. Sabeel Rahman
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Heather C. McGhee
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Demos USA
 37
United States average
 37
Global average
 75
2019
Demos USA
 38
2017
Demos USA
 47
% Female staff
2021
Demos USA
 1%
United States average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2019
Demos USA
 55%
% Female researchers
2019
Demos USA
 50%
United States average
 27%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Demos USA
 38
United States average
 150
Global average
 160

Social

Likes (2021)
Demos USA
 124,158
United States average
 86,712
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Demos USA
 125,844
Likes (2017)
Demos USA
 129,633
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Demos USA
 45,757
United States average
 46,907
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Demos USA
 43,336
Followers (2018)
Demos USA
 42,493
Followers (2019)
Demos USA
 1,376
United States average
 15,265
Global average
 8,281

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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