CREDO Tip: How to disinfect your phone and other household items

Six months ago, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, and our lives have been forever changed in the months since. We’ve contended with a public health crisis and economic downturn unseen in generations. Some of …

6 tips to get your student’s technology ready for remote learning

This year’s “Back to School” season is unlike anything we’ve ever experienced. As the global pandemic continues to bear down on our nation, many schools are again turning to remote learning as a way to slow the spread …

Why independent journalism is so important right now

Journalism in America is facing an existential crisis.  Even before Donald Trump claimed long-respected newspapers are “enemies of the people” that churn out “fake news,” the business of making the news in American was in trouble. Print circulation …

Six great books to add to your summer reading list

If you’re like us, you’re spending a lot more time at home this summer. While that’s been a drag on our summer barbecues, trips to the beach and vacation plans, it does mean we have more time to …

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 …