CREDO Co-founder Laura Scher: Speak, Act and Resist Together

The progressive movement faces a Republican administration determined to unravel more than a half century of social progress. With the stakes so high, we felt International Women’s Day was the right time to catch back up with Laura… Read More

The Women’s March: What We Learned, and What Comes Next

On Jan. 21, 2017, more than 5 million people participated in Women’s Marches around the world, demonstrating that we will fight Trump’s agenda of hate and bigotry. In doing so, they united a global community of progressives who… Read More

The Resistance is Strong. Here are your CREDO Protest Posters

I spent much of Saturday afternoon and evening at San Francisco International Airport, as part of a massive, spontaneous protest against Trump’s Muslim ban. While I was at SFO, people were joining together at airports across the country…. Read More

CREDO Activists and the movement for Black lives

At the beginning of July, we saw, in horrific detail, the murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile at the hands of police. At the end of the month, Baltimore prosecutors’ attempt to hold Baltimore police officers accountable… Read More

Victory: FCC caps rates and fees on prison phone calls

For the 2.7 million children who have one or both parents incarcerated, a phone call from mom or dad means the world. But when those calls cost $20 or more for just a few minutes, it can jeopardize… Read More

Tom Tomorrow comic explains the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

If you’re a progressive, this Tom Tomorrow comic will scare you. Worked out in secret by government negotiators and corporate lobbyists, the TPP would supersede U.S. laws. It would offshore jobs and undermine wages. It would expose public health… Read More

Victory: NFL gives up tax-exempt status

The NFL earns billions in revenue every year, but hasn’t paid a dime in taxes since the 1960s because it’s considered a “nonprofit organization.” More than 434,000 CREDO activists have taken action over the last two years to… Read More

Nonprofit spotlight: Social Security Works

Social Security is under attack. Corporations and their puppets in Congress are stepping up their campaign to undermine Social Security so they can declare it broken and privatize the entire program. This would be bad for most of… Read More

Workers win big wage victories

At Walmart, about 500,000 hourly workers will be getting a raise, thanks in part to CREDO members who launched campaigns calling on Walmart and its directors for higher wages. CREDO members have supported this fight by donating $50,332… Read More

What a year for progressive politics: 2014 CREDO activism report

Looking to 2015, the outcome of literally thousands of fights will depend on what we can do together. That’s because what we’ve learned in 2014 is the willingness of President Obama and his fellow Democrats to stand up… Read More