Victory: House passes historic $15 minimum wage bill

Victory! Thanks to more than 54,000 CREDO members, as well as our allies in the workers’ rights movement, organized labor and dozens of progressive groups, the House recently passed historic legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to …

Town halls are not the answer, DNC must sanction an official climate debate

The U.S. just roasted in nationwide heatwave, Europe suffered its hottest June and July on record, and America’s heartland spent months underwater during planting season this year. It’s clear we are in a climate crisis. And this crisis …

Victory: Trump’s Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta resigned

Activism works. Thanks to sustained pressure by CREDO and our allies, including CREDO members who generated more than 170,000 petition signatures, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta resigned this July. Before his tenure as Trump’s labor secretary, Acosta worked …

How Green Roofs Help Beat the Heat

Green roofs – roofs with soil and plants placed on top of conventional roofs – are growing in popularity. And that’s a good thing.  Urban sprawl and growing population density contribute to climate change in a way that …

CREDO stands with the progressive movement at Netroots Nation 2019

CREDO members and staff were out in full force at Netroots Nation, the yearly progressive conference that brings together activists, politicians, the news media, and more for four days of trainings, panels, networking, and featured speakers.

CREDO protesters crash fundraiser for Speaker Nancy Pelosi in San Francisco #CloseTheCamps

Trump’s racist deportation and criminalization nightmare is becoming a reality right before our eyes. Trump and his racist henchmen aren’t just running concentration camps for children on the border. They are terrorizing immigrants across the country and doing …

AT&T donated $2.7 million to 193 anti-LGBTQ politicians

AT&T can rainbow-stripe its logo for Pride Month, wave the rainbow flag and claim it supports the LGBTQ community, but none of those things can make up for the fact that AT&T is directly funding politicians who are fighting equality and LGBTQ rights.

On the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, how far have we really come?

This Pride month marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion. I wish I could celebrate how far we’ve come from the days when we were killed and rounded up by the police because of who we are. …

Why doesn’t CREDO change our logo for Pride Month? Because we don’t need to.

You see it every June – brands across America slap rainbow colors across their logos in hopes of attracting a lucrative demographic through their support of Pride. Here at CREDO, we don’t change our logo in June. That’s …

Victory: Gov. Newsom pardons Cambodian Americans facing deportation

Together, we stopped two California families from being ripped apart by ICE, but there’s still more to do. Thanks to the relentless activism of our friends at Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, Asian Prisoner Support …