The Green New Deal Isn’t Unrealistic, It’s Necessary

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been scared about climate change. Growing up, I heard about how my hometown of Boston could be largely underwater by the end of the century. I grew up watching increasingly… Read More

Did AT&T violate federal law by contributing $2 million to Trump’s inauguration?

New subpoenas could shed some light AT&T could be in the hot seat with federal and state prosecutors and Congress for its $2 million donation to Trump’s inaugural committee. Recently, federal officials, state attorneys general across three jurisdictions… Read More

Victory: Key House Democrat requests Trump’s tax returns

Thanks in part to CREDO members who generated more than 87,000 petition signatures and more than 1,300 phone calls, House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal finally requested Donald Trump’s tax returns from the IRS. This victory was… Read More

Victory: House passes Violence Against Women Act

Activism works! Thanks in part to CREDO members who recently generated more than 144,000 petition signatures, the House of Representatives passed the Violence Against Women Act after years of obstruction by Donald Trump’s Republican minions in Congress. Congress… Read More

Victory: Maryland passes clean energy jobs legislation

Victory! Both chambers of the Maryland General Assembly recently passed – by veto-proof margins – a landmark clean energy and jobs bill that will put the state on a path to 100% renewable energy by 2040. More than… Read More

Victory: Congress votes to end U.S. involvement in Yemen

Victory! Thanks to hundreds of thousands of CREDO activists and allies who raised their voices to fight back against the war in Yemen and helped bring an end to this horrible humanitarian crisis, Congress voted to end U.S…. Read More

Watch now: Planned Parenthood President thanks CREDO members

On Feb. 26, Dr. Leana Wen, Planned Parenthood’s new president, joined us at the CREDO office for a special interview to talk with CREDO Action Co-Director Heidi Hess about the fight for reproductive rights in the Trump era…. Read More

New Video: Interview with Working Families Party National Director Maurice Mitchell

On March 28, we were honored to host Working Families Party National Director Maurice Mitchell at CREDO headquarters for a special interview with CREDO Action Campaign Director Nicole Regalado, where they discussed harnessing grassroots political power to reclaim… Read More

Victory: FOX News will not host Democratic presidential debate

Victory! After more than 56,000 CREDO activists and allies signed the petition to demand that Democrats not legitimize hate-spewing FOX News with a presidential debate, the Democratic National Committee announced that it would not partner with FOX to… Read More

Victory: We just forced JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo to stop financing private prisons

UPDATE: On March 12, in response to questioning by progressive champion Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during a House Financial Services hearing, Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan confirmed that the company will no longer finance two private prison companies detaining… Read More