CREDO Tips: Why your apps are tracking your location and how to limit them

If you’re like most Americans, you reach for your phone within the first hour of waking up. And that impulse to check your phone will continue throughout the day. Americans spend about over four hours on their smartphones, …

A Year of Climate Change Evidence: Notes from a Science Reporters Journal

2018 was filled with new evidence and warnings of the high risks and costs of climate change. Our heat-stricken planet is orbiting through the end of a year that humanity might rather forget. But several recent climate reports …

Tuesday Tip: 4 Oscar nominated documentaries to watch in the Trump era

The empathy that comes from experiencing intimate portraits of lives that we might have little knowledge of is more important than ever.

CREDO stands with teachers and students (and show your support with a poster!)

Public school teachers and students deserve better. That’s why, across the country, teachers are standing up to demand better pay, more classroom funding, increased support staff and smaller class sizes in response to nationwide underfunding of public schools. …

Color Of Change, Win Without War and Women’s March thank CREDO members for their support

Each month, CREDO members vote on how we distribute funding to three incredible organizations. Those small actions add up – with one click, they help fund groups supporting civil rights, peace and women’s rights. In January, over 80,000 …

Tuesday Tip: Why the Green New Deal is Essential

The Green New Deal is – finally – a plan with the scope and ambition necessary to transition our society and economy away from fossil fuels and fend off the oncoming climate crisis. Scientific research is now virtually …

Our favorite posters from the 2019 Women’s March

On Jan. 19, thousands turned out to stand up for women’s rights at the 2019 Women’s March, held in Washington, DC and in hundreds of communities across the globe. We were so inspired by the creative and empowering …

Why are T-Mobile executives staying at Trump’s hotel? We have an idea.

It’s an open not-so-secret in Washington: Want to curry favor with Donald Trump? Book a room at his hotel. T-Mobile executives, including outspoken CEO John Legere, stayed the day after announcing a $26 billion telecom mega-merger that needs …

CREDO activists confront CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan at his home

After news broke of the tragic death of 7-year-old asylum seeker Jakelin Caal Maquin while in Customs and Border Patrol custody, CREDO activists gathered outside CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan’s home to confront him about his agency’s horrific human …

#MeToo Victory: RCA drops sexual predator R. Kelly

For decades, multiple Black girls and young women have accused R&B singer R. Kelly of sexually abusing them. Yet, their calls for accountability have been ignored by law enforcement, record labels and other corporations promoting and profiting from …