Vote for these great progressive organizations this August

Every month, CREDO members vote how to divide $150,000 in donations to three great progressive groups. This August, you can vote for organizations fighting for workers’ rights in China, providing cutting-edge progressive journalism and standing up to the… Read More

The final results of our 2016 donations program are in

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

MUST WATCH: Reverend William J. Barber II on Reviving the Heart of Our Democracy

If you haven’t yet, please take a moment to watch Reverend William J. Barber II’s powerful remarks Thursday at the Democratic National Convention: A transcript of Rev. Barber’s remarks can be found below.

Great news: The DOJ is investigating voter disenfranchisement in Arizona

Big news: The Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched an investigation into voter disenfranchisement in Arizona’s March 22 primary election.1 This development came after more than 113,000 other CREDO activists signed our petition to the DOJ demanding an… Read More

How CREDO is fighting for voting rights

Thanks to the Supreme Court’s disastrous 2013 Shelby County vs. Holder decision, which gutted the Voting Rights Act by rendering Section 5 inoperable, 2016 will be the first presidential election in more than 50 years in which voters… Read More

It’s time to fix the Voting Rights Act

In 2013, the right-wing ideologues on the Supreme Court handed down a shameful decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act, ending decades of protection for minorities against discriminatory and unfair attempts to limit voting on the basis of… Read More

Petition: Fix the Voting Rights Act now

Fifty years ago this summer, at the height of the civil rights movement, Congress passed and President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act to prohibit racial discrimination in voting. The law wasn’t perfect, but it frequently… 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