Stopping the Dakota Access Pipeline

The Dakota Access pipeline is Keystone XL all over again. It’s slated to carry 450,000 barrels of dirty oil per day from North Dakota to Illinois, cutting through fragile wildlife habitat, environmentally sensitive areas and sovereign tribal property…. Read More

VICTORY: Alabama judge Roy Moore suspended from the bench

Our activism works. Friday, the Alabama Court of the Judiciary suspended Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore from the bench for using his office and his authority to block marriage equality. Last January, more than 53,000 CREDO… Read More

WATCH: The fight to vote in 2016

The right to vote is under attack. In states across the country, conservatives have enacted discriminatory photo ID laws, cut back early voting, eliminated polling locations and done everything they can think of to make it harder for… Read More

VICTORY: Enterprise ended its ALEC membership

Our activism works. Yesterday, news broke that Enterprise Rent-a-Car has ended its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the shadowy corporate front group that blocks clean energy policies, supports discriminatory voter ID laws and works to… Read More

Fifteen years later, CREDO Activists stand with Rep. Lee against endless war

On Sept. 14, 2001, Rep. Barbara Lee was the sole member of Congress to vote against the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF). The vote was 420-1. Since then, the AUMF has been used to enter… Read More

5 Progressive Facebook pages you should follow

In previous posts we’ve told you about some of our favorite sites for 2016 election news as well as some of our favorite progressive Twitter accounts. We thought we would also share with you some of the Facebook pages… Read More

WATCH AND SHARE: The fight to stop the Dakota Access pipeline #NoDAPL

It’s incredible. In just a few days, more than 210,000 CREDO members have signed our petition demanding that President Obama intervene and stop the Dakota Access pipeline once and for all. Hundreds of CREDO members have also started… Read More

A good summer for voting rights, but there’s more work to do

Fighting for voting rights is a fundamental progressive value and central to CREDO’s advocacy. That’s why we’ve included organizations such as Project Vote, the Voter Participation Center, and the Brennan Center for Justice in our monthly donations elections… Read More

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day and the right to vote

August 26 is the 96th anniversary of women being granted the right to vote. The ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920 is now celebrated as Women’s Equality Day in the United States, after groundbreaking Congresswoman Bella Abzug… Read More

Five Republican Senators Won’t Vote For Trump, But They’ll Let Him Select The Next Supreme Court Justice

If Donald Trump is too dangerous to be president, he is too dangerous to put a judge on the Supreme Court. This week Maine Sen. Susan Collins became the latest Republican to publicly state she will not vote… Read More