Current Actions

SIGN ON to support #Health4All!

A majority of Californians support expanding Medi-Cal and Covered California to include all low-income Californians, regardless of their immigration status. Why? Because providing EVERYONE access to affordable, quality health coverage is not only the right thing to do, it is also cost-effective, and good for the economy and the health of our state.

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Sign the petition for debt-free college

Our goal is for presidential candidates and the entire Democratic Party to make debt-free college central to 2016 messaging -- and it's working. Presidential candidates are starting to talk about the issue. But we need your help to build on this momentum!

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SIGN THE PLEDGE: Boycott El Super!

Fermín Rodriguez, an employee of El Super -- a California-based, Mexican owned supermarket chain -- was terminated after 9 years of work. The offense? Fighting for a better life for himself, his family, and his coworkers. No employee should be FIRED for standing up for their rights. Join us to stand with Fermín and show El Super that we will not stand for its illegal and intimidating tactics

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Tell Disney and Google to join the fight to Make It Fair!

Google and Disney -- two world-renowned companies that exemplify California’s strengths -- have the opportunity to fight for fair property taxes and help rebuild our state’s schools and communities. And we need your help to make sure they do the right thing.

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Join Moby to tell Gov. Brown: Stop Corporate Agribusinesses from tapping out CA’s precious water!

Corporate agribusinesses are growing more and more water-intensive crops and guzzling down California’s precious water supply. It's taken centuries to build up California's groundwater reserves, and if we draw it down, we won’t be able to get it back. Join Moby, Courage Campaign, and Food & Water Watch to ask Governor Jerry Brown to realign California’s water rights now!

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Tell Gov. Brown and CA lawmakers: Support immigrant families with One California

California has an opportunity to emerge as a national leader on immigration, help contribute up to $27.5 billion dollars to the state's economy, and lift over 40,000 children out of poverty through One California. One California is a $20 million proposal that helps provide education, outreach, and support to immigrants in CA who are eligible for citizenship or relief from deportation.

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SIGN THE PLEDGE: Don’t buy Nestlé bottled water

Despite delivering over 515,00 petition signatures (including 175,000 from Courage Campaign members) and national headline-making protests at bottling plants in Sacramento and Los Angeles, Nestlé has shown ZERO interest in stopping their egregious bottling operations in California. And now we're going to hit them where it counts -- their financial bottom line. Join us!

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Demand that Wal-Mart stop bottling water from drought-stricken CA!

While Californians are doing their part to reduce their water consumption, Wal-Mart is out there making a huge profit off of the little water the state has left. With a recent report showing that California only has enough water to last the state one more year, it is time for corporations to stop bottling its water before it's too late.

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Tell CA Gov. Brown: Stop Big Oil from poisoning our crops with toxic wastewater

The Los Angeles Times just exposed that California farmers are using oil-contaminated wastewater to grow a portion of our nation’s crops. And the oil industry is making MILLIONS of dollars in profits in return. Meanwhile, the American public has been eating potentially toxic crops. We have to stop this NOW before it’s too late!

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Tell Governor Jerry Brown: Take bold action to overhaul our broken water system

California is facing a drought of historic proportions, and while individuals are being forced to reduce their water usage, big industries are pumping more groundwater than our state can supply. We need a 21st Century water system that adapts to the realities of climate change and is in harmony with nature, farmers, cities, and manufactures.

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Success Stories

PROGRESS: Governor Brown agrees to help provide healthcare to undocumented children!

Thanks to thousands of Courage Campaign members who signed on to support #Health4All, Governor Brown just agreed to provide healthcare to undocumented children. While we should hold our heads high from this historic win, we must keep fighting to help provide healthcare to hardworking, undocumented adults who still lack access to affordable healthcare.

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VICTORY: Governor Brown approves a budget for One California!

Governor Brown just signed the California budget and included $15 million for the One California proposal. Thanks to the courage of over 14,000 members and activists, eligible immigrants will now get the support they need to apply for DACA, DAPA and citizenship, which will ultimately help contribute up to $27.5 billion dollars to the state's economy, keep families together, and lift over 40,000 children out of poverty. Celebrate this historic win by sharing the news on Facebook!

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VICTORY: California teachers get their money out of guns!

California teachers just had a major victory in our fight to prevent gun violence, and it is thanks in no small part to thousands of Courage members like you who signed on to support them. Earlier this month, CalSTRS, the largest teachers’ pension fund in the world, successfully divested $500 million from gun manufacturer Remington Outdoors.

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VICTORY!!! We stopped the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger!

Thanks to Courage Campaign's 100,000 members and a united effort to prevent Comcast from acquiring Time Warner Cable, the merger has been called off!! Help us celebrate this victory by sharing the news on Facebook.

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WINNER! Courage member wins a new laptop!!

A big congrats to Julie A. of Long Beach who just won our 2014 Fall laptop raffle! And it's a win-win. Julie now has the tools to be an even more courageous activist, and Courage Campaign has the support to fight for a more progressive California and country!

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Prop 47 passes! A HISTORIC win for smarter sentencing in CA.

Californians voted, by HUGE margins, to alleviate prison overcrowding and invest in our schools. This is a big step towards ending the racist, wasteful "War on Drugs" by reducing the lowest-level, nonviolent crimes -- such as simple drug possession and petty theft -- from felonies to misdemeanors.

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CPUC President to step down after PG&E uproar

VICTORY! California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) President Michael Peevey announced that he will not be seeking reappointment after thousands of Courage members called him out for facilitating a dangerous and incestuous relationship between the CPUC and one of the largest utilities it regulates, PG&E. Applaud the courageous activists who kept up the pressure on the CPUC by sharing the news on Facebook.

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Google, Facebook, and Yelp cut ties with right-wing group ALEC

Thanks to the tireless activism of over 90,000 Courage members, Google, Facebook, and Yelp decided to cut ties with the Koch Brothers-backed extremist group ALEC (the American Legislative Exchange Council). We now must turn our focus to the internet giants eBay, AOL, and Expedia and urge them to join the ALEC Exodus. This is your opportunity to join our exciting campaign and help us build the momentum. CLICK HERE to join the fight!

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Gun Violence Restraining Order passes in CA!

Thanks to the COURAGEOUS activism of thousands of our members and our allies, Gov. Brown signed a critical bill that was written in direct response to the tragic mass shooting near UC Santa Barbara earlier this year, and will allow those closest to a troubled individual -- including friends, family, and intimate partners -- to act when there are warning signs that a person is at risk for violence. Share this big win for gun safety with your friends on Facebook!

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VICTORY: Gov. Brown ends the racist crack/powder cocaine discrepancy!

WE DID IT! Thousands of Courage members like you led the fight to end the racist crack vs. powder cocaine sentencing discrepancy -- sending a barrage of emails, Tweets, and calls to our leaders in Sacramento for months. And thanks to our courage, Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Fair Sentencing Act (SB 1010) into law! Celebrate this huge win by sharing the news on Facebook.

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