Electric Vehicles 101: How to Drive Without Direct Carbon Emissions

In recent years, electric vehicles sales have surged from 1,919 in 2010 to 233,411 in 2018, and analysts predict the trend will continue upward. This increase in sales is due to several factors including price, longer-range batteries and …

6 progressive podcasts to subscribe to right now

We’re living in the golden age of podcasts. According to industry data, there are more than 700,000 active podcasts and more than 29 million available episodes on a wide range of topics that include history, pop culture and …

For privacy and security, get a VPN for your phone

Here at CREDO, protecting our members’ privacy rights is a top priority. We’ve fought the government in court to protect our members’ privacy rights and worked to repeal spying programs like the Patriot Act. There are also steps …

Our favorite posters from the 2019 Climate Strike

On Friday, Sept. 20, millions of people across the planet marched in the Global Climate Strike, a massive, youth-led event to demand climate justice for everyone and end the age of fossil fuels. Here at CREDO, our staff …

How to Protect Your Digital Data at the Border

In 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents conducted over 33,000 border searches of electronic devices, a six-fold increase from 2012. Because of the amount and types of information devices like smartphones and laptops contain – including …

We just shut down Kevin McAleenan

By Nicole Regalado, CREDO Action campaign director This week, I led a protest that stopped Acting Secretary of  Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan from spreading more anti-immigrant hate and lies at the annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference at …

CREDO and allies shut down Trump’s racist DHS secretary

No Trump henchmen should be given a platform to spread hatred or defend the racist, xenophobic policies put into place by Donald Trump and Stephen Miller. Institutions that elevate the architects and enforcers of Trump’s hate and normalize …

How to protect yourself from Google’s Sensorvault surveillance program

It’s a scary thought: You and your friends are marching for gun control, climate action or social justice when a crime happens a mile or two away. Now you and the thousands of people who attended are suspects. …

Vote for Amazon Watch, Brady and Social Security Works this October

Every month, CREDO members vote to distribute $150,000 to three incredible progressive causes – and every vote makes a difference. This October, you can support groups fighting for the environment, gun control and economic justice, by voting to …

Our September grantees thank you for your support

Each month, CREDO members vote on how we distribute funding to three incredible nonprofits. Those small actions add up – with one click, you can help fund groups supporting social justice, immigrant rights and gun control. In September, …