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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

VICTORY: President Obama signs executive order barring anti-gay discrimination for federal contractors

In more than 30 states, Americans can be fired just because they’re gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. On June 16, the White House announced that President Obama intends to sign an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating …