CREDO helps you tell the Nobel Prize Committee to pressure Burmese First Counsellor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to stop the genocide of the Rohingya. Ain't no bad PR like the bad PR of having "Nobel Peace Prize laureate" and "genocide" in the same sentence about you, and though we know the Burmese military still holds a lot of power there, being the fracking Nobel Peace Prize winner does give you more leverage than she's thus far used -- she's called the genocide a "quarrel." A quarrel with a glandular problem, maybe! And just because the Muslim Rohingya people are a minority in Buddhist-majority Burma doesn't mean they deserve to have their villages burned, their houses bombed, their boys beheaded, their girls raped, their families burned alive. No, they don't even deserve these things because this round of military action began after an attack by Rohingya militants. I know "massive retaliation" is newly-popular thanks in large part to our windbag-in-chief, but seriously, do we judge all white people by James Fields? No, we do not.
Meanwhile, the Spanish clothing corporation Zara -- one of the corporations owned by Inditex, which is the world's biggest clothing retailer even if its wares are more popular overseas than here -- has come under well-deserved fire lately for failing to pay some of its Istanbul factory workers. They've shorted 150 of these workers over 650,000 euros, or over $750,000. Thus, in a masterful stroke of activism, some Istanbul shoppers have been getting a message sewn into their clothing -- "I made this item you are going to buy, but I didn't get paid for it." You could add some force message multiplication, so to speak, by allowing Sum of Us to help you tell Inditex to pay its workers already. They apparently committed to starting a "hardship fund," which would more accurately be called a "hardship-we-caused fund," and then didn't actually pay any workers with it, so clearly they need some more bad PR so they stop pretending paying your workers is harder than it really is, particularly when they made $5 billion in profits last year.
Finally, H.R. 3773/S. 1806, the Child Care for Working Families Act, would expand federal coverage of child care so that lower- and middle-class working families would pay no more than 7% of their combined income on child care, and it would also deliver better training and more pay to child care workers, who likely have children of their own. The bill would also expand Head Start programs so they can provide full-day, year-round programming, and would help parents get child care during non-traditional hours, since a lot of parents work non-traditional hours. With infant care costs (for example) now exceeding average college tuition costs in 30 states, child care is getting to be like health care and college education in that it costs a crapload of money because what are you going to do, not pay for it? And being a hostage to high-cost necessities ain't what being an American is all about! Hence the National Women's Law Center helps you tell your Congressfolk to support working families by supporting the Child Care for Working Families Act.