Victory: Cyntoia Brown granted clemency

Activism can help tip the scales of justice: Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam granted clemency to Cyntoia Brown. In 2004, Brown was a 16-year old whose adult boyfriend was trafficking her for sex. When she killed a man who… Read More

Victory: Scandal-plagued Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke resigns

Activism works. Thanks to more than 114,000 CREDO activists and massive public pressure by our progressive allies, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke resigned amid multiple scandals that plagued his tenure at the department. Zinke has faced more than a… Read More

Climate change is worse than we thought. Here’s what you can do.

The recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reaffirmed our worst fears: Climate change is progressing much faster than we all thought, and our planet is headed for catastrophe if governments and individuals don’t take… Read More

Victory: The Senate rejects racist judge Thomas Farr

Activism works. In response to sustained opposition by progressives across the country, including more than 77,000 CREDO members, the Senate rejected the nomination of Trump’s racist nominee Thomas Farr to a lifetime federal court appointment. Thomas Farr has… Read More

Victory: AT&T finally drops right-wing lobbying organization ALEC

Thanks in part to the activism of more than 67,000 CREDO members, AT&T finally dropped its membership in the secretive right-wing lobbying organization the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). After progressives ramped up incredible pressure, the telecom giant… Read More

New video: How we can fight to expand Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid after the midterm elections

LIVE: Social Security Works explains how we can fight to expand Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid post-election CREDO Action Co-Director Heidi Hess and Social Security Works President Nancy Altman are live from CREDO HQ to discuss the plan… Read More

Fighting for our future: How NARAL members are mobilizing for reproductive freedom

For more than four decades, Roe v. Wade promised the right to legal, safe abortion care. But that promise, more often than not, doesn’t square with reality. The reality is that for many, access to abortion care is… Read More

Election Day voting rights victories in Florida and Michigan

Thanks to the activism of CREDO members and our allies on the ground, progressives scored two big voting rights victories in Florida and Michigan on Election Day 2018. Florida In Florida, voters approved the Florida Voting Restoration Amendment… Read More

After the midterms, Democrats must use their mandate to resist Trump

This week, voters handed Democrats an unambiguous mandate to resist Trump. In a clear repudiation of Trump, Democrats won 9.2 percent more votes nationwide, picked up at least 26 House seats – with 15 that are yet to… Read More

Victory: FedEx drops the NRA

Thanks to massive public pressure, including activism by tens of thousands of CREDO members, FedEx finally announced that it would be ending its long-time discount program with the NRA. In response to the horrific massacre in Parkland in… Read More