This Independence Day, Being Patriotic Means Knowing Your Rights

For many, Independence Day means “patriotism,” and these days, that can feel like an awfully loaded term. Conservatives have certainly co-opted it to mean flags and anthems, blind loyalty, militarism, nationalism and xenophobia. For us progressives, patriotism means …

7 Podcasts Lifting Up Black Voices, History & Lives

As protests continue across the country calling for justice and reform, Americans are grappling with this nation’s shameful history of slavery, discrimination, brutality and the systemic racism that persists today — and what they should do about it. …

More tips to be a better ally to your LGBTQ friends

What an incredible victory for the LGBTQ community this Pride month: This week, the Supreme Court ruled that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects LGBTQ people from discrimination in the workplace. Our partners — and CREDO grantees …

5 Great Gift Ideas for Progressive Dads and Grads

It’s June, and that means it’s a time to honor graduates for their recent success, and dads for their hard work year-round. As you know, this year’s holiday and celebrations will be different, with canceled graduation ceremonies and …

Ways to celebrate Pride during the pandemic from our allies

In the midst of a global pandemic and a nation reeling from the murder of George Floyd, this year’s regularly scheduled Pride events will feel a little different. Instead of city streets flooded with colorful flags and fun …

How to unlock your phone using Face ID while wearing a face mask

We all know that wearing a face mask during the pandemic is important. It keeps everyone safer and reduces virus transmission. The CDC recently released updated guidance recommending that everyone wear a face mask in public places, in …

How to stay productive on your phone while staying at home

Your phone, tablet and other devices are great for keeping you productive during the pandemic. They give you so many ways to connect with friends, family and co-workers and provide a wealth of knowledge at your fingertips. But …

How to Celebrate Mother’s Day While Social Distancing

For many of us, Mother’s Day is about flowers, brunches, and of course, honoring the amazing women in our lives. But did you know that the history of Mother’s Day is steeped in activism and peace?  Even before …

CREDO Tip: Your phone is dirty. Here’s how to clean it.

It’s a gross reality: Our phones are filthy. We touch dirty surfaces all day while checking email and social media. We cough and sneeze on our devices. And, don’t be shy, we probably bring our phones into the …

CREDO Tip: Buying refurbished technology to help the planet

While this Earth Week has been like none other in history, the global community has been so resourceful and resilient in finding ways to celebrate 50 years of Earth Day. From virtual celebrations to countless online resources, activists …