Don’t fall for AT&T’s shady upgrade tactics

Last week, AT&T sent out an email to its customers with a pretty scary headline: “UPDATE NEEDED.”  The email went on to explain that the customer’s phone “is not compatible with the new network and you need to …

CREDO Tip: How to record a police traffic stop on your phone

Getting pulled over by the police is stressful. It’s even more stressful if you’re Black, Brown, another person of color or an immigrant. A recent study of nearly 100 million traffic stops found that Black people are 20 …

CREDO joins Planned Parenthood to protect access to birth control

This month, the Supreme Court ruled that employers can deny birth control coverage to their workers based on a religious or moral objection. This decision puts birth control coverage at risk for millions of women, especially low income …

Watch: What Pride means to CREDO members

Love. Acceptance. Celebration and inclusivity. Basic human rights for everyone. Empowerment for people to feel safe and free to be themselves. “I am proud to be me.” Those are some of the great responses — nearly 16,000 in …

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 …

CREDO Calls on Facebook to #StopHateForProfit

Over 30 years ago, our co-founders started CREDO so that consumers could do business with a company that shares their progressive values. Today, CREDO is following those same founding values.  Starting on July 1, CREDO will pause all …

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. …

AT&T says “Black Lives Matter.” So why are they donating to GOP Sen. Tom Cotton?

As protests calling for racial justice spread across the nation, AT&T quickly jumped on the Black Lives Matter corporate bandwagon to “stand for equality and embrace freedom.” Now we know these words ring very hollow. According to recent …

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 …