Breaking Through At The Ballot Box with The Fairness Project

When politicians fail, The Fairness Project helps grassroots organizations run ballot initiatives to support working families. In just five years, we have raised wages, expanded health care, and brought paid leave to over 17.7 million people.  Since 2016, …

CREDO + Consumer Power = Victories for People and the Planet!

In December 2020, CREDO members voted to donate $60,183 to Green America to advance our mission to create a more socially just and environmentally sustainable society – and advance our mission we have! Since receiving the award, we …

How CREDO members helped Free Speech For People fight for our democracy and our elections

Free Speech For People is a national nonpartisan legal advocacy and public education organization at the forefront of the movement to reclaim our democracy for we, the people. We work to ensure all people have an equal voice …

Why the Climate Crisis Demands Democracy Reform

American democracy faces unprecedented attacks. July grantee Brennan Center for Justice believes the best way to defend our democracy is to strengthen it. Take a minute to read their recent analysis about why fixing America’s broken political system …

Freedom For All Americans fighting for Equality

Did you know that across America, 13 million LGBTQ people are vulnerable to discrimination in their everyday lives? It’s true—we hear these stories of discrimination every day: In Michigan, a pediatrician refused to see Krista and Jami’s 6-day-old …

To Protect Our Rainforests, Protect Rainforest Dwellers

If you destroy an ecosystem, you destroy the people who live there. But too often, the plight of indigenous peoples is ignored by conservationists. As indigenous leader Gregorio Díaz Mirabal recently told the New York Times, “If you’re …

World Refugee Day – Celebrating the Courage of Refugees Through Art

This upcoming June 20th marks World Refugee Day, a moment to recognize the strength, courage, and resilience of refugees, asylum seekers, and all displaced people whose lives have been uprooted by crisis.  From the conflict zones of Syria, …

Park equity must be focus of COVID-19 recovery

As restaurants, movie theaters, and gyms closed their doors over the past year, local park use increased. It’s easy to understand why. Parks, trails, and open space provided locked-down and stressed-out families with rare opportunities to exercise, get …

How CREDO’s donation is helping the League of Conservation Voters act on climate and our democracy

CREDO members know how intertwined the climate crisis is with threats to democracy, and how important defending voting rights, electing climate champions, and holding politicians accountable for their votes on the environment are to the future of our …

When Black Lives Mattered: Why Teach Reconstruction

Republicans are pushing voter suppression legislation at an alarming rate across the United States. And despite the guilty verdict in Minneapolis for the murder of George Floyd, police continue to kill African Americans with impunity. In the face …