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 …

Vote for Brennan Center for Justice, The Fairness Project and the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum this July

Every month, CREDO members vote to distribute $150,000 to three incredible progressive causes – and every vote makes a difference. This July, you can support voting rights, economic justice and civil rights by voting to fund the Brennan …

Black Voters Matter fights back against AT&T’s funding of Texas voter suppression

“When voting rights are under attack, what do we do? Stand up fight back!” shouted the crowd of Black Voters Matter activists outside AT&T headquarters in Dallas last month. These activists were outraged that AT&T donated $574,500 to …

AT&T donated over $800,000 to Republicans behind voter suppression bills

In 47 states across America, right-wing lawmakers, who still believe Donald Trump’s “Big Lie” that the election was stolen, have introduced hundreds of bills to make it harder for Black voters and other voters of color to cast …

CREDO’s donation to Vote.org helped drive voter turnout in the 2020 election

By all accounts, the 2020 elections were historic. More than 6 in 10 people of voting age, and two-thirds of eligible voters, casts ballots — a 7 percent increase over 2016 voter turnout, according to a Pew Research …

AT&T is Funding Voter Suppression & Republican Insurrection

Once again, AT&T is funding right-wing causes and Republican politicians when they thought no one was watching. In the last few weeks, journalist Judd Legum reported that the telecom giant quietly donated tens of thousands to Republican lawmakers …

The Truth About Vote by Mail

Originally posted to Vote.org on May 27, 2020 In times like these, we’re more aware than ever that the future of our democracy – in addition to our very lives – depends on who we choose to lead …

Vote for Black Alliance for Just Immigration, Brennan Center for Justice and Women’s March this January

Every month, CREDO members vote to distribute $150,000 to three incredible progressive causes – and every vote makes a difference. This January, you can support groups fighting for racial and social justice, voting rights, and women’s rights by …

Making our elections work for everyone: How to protect the vote this November and every election

The 2018 midterm election is one of the most important midterms in decades. It’s the first since the presidency was decided by just 80,000 votes. And it’s the first midterm election since voter turnout scraped by at the …

It’s time to fix the Voting Rights Act

In 2013, the right-wing ideologues on the Supreme Court handed down a shameful decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act, ending decades of protection for minorities against discriminatory and unfair attempts to limit voting on the basis of …