Americans for Peace Now
Location: Washington, D.C.
Category: Advocacy or Public Service
President and CEO
Americans for Peace Now is the sister organization of Shalom Achshav, the prominent Israeli movement for a peaceful, two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Founded in 1981, three years after Shalom Achshav was established, APN describes itself as “pro-Israel” and “pro-peace.” It works to build support for the goals of Shalom Achshav in the United States, including the evacuation of settlements and the establishment of a Palestinian state alongside Israel. APN engages in advocacy and education about the conflict and regularly comments on Israeli-Palestinian issues.
Debra DeLee is the president and CEO of Americans for Peace Now. Her history in politics includes stints as executive director of the Democratic National Committee in 1993, and chair of the DNC from 1994-1995. She also served as CEO of the 1996 Democratic National Convention and was a “superdelegate” at the 2008 Convention. In addition to leading APN, DeLee serves on J Street’s advisory council.
Institution Revenue: $1,616,946
Institution Total Expenses: $1,822,203
Institution Revenue: $2,405,226
Institution Total Expenses: $2,021,029
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1 Interim head of organization
2 Data from 2012
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7 Data from 2007
8 Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.
9 Predecessor’s salary
10 Partial year
11 Not a 501(c)3
13 Position currently vacant
14 As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment
15 Base salary
16 Data from president-elect period
17 2010 Employees
18 Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary
19 Highest paid professional, not CEO
20 Paid from two related organizations
21 Data from 2013
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23 Data from 2015
24 Includes a one-time honorarium of $55,000
25 Data from 2017