Prop8TrialTracker.com passes 4 million views, 93,000 comments, live-blogging brings transparency to the courtroom.
Through live-blogging, comprehensive coverage of breaking news, and expert commentary on the trial, Courage Campaign Institute's Prop 8 Trial Tracker has brought transparency to the courtroom, gaining 4 million views and 93,000 comments.Read More
When the history of marriage equality in California is written, one significant turning point will be Camp Courage East Los Angeles -- an unprecedented bilingual marriage equality training event in East LA that attracted more than 200 participants representing the deep diversity of the marriage equality movement. Camp Courage East LA followed tremendously successful events in Los Angeles, Fresno, San Diego and Oakland.Read More
Meg Whitman aired radio ads across the state, trying to present herself as a moderate to Californians. But when it comes to global warming, she is just another Sarah Palin. Courage Campaign members helped produce and air a radio ad across California to hold Meg Whitman accountable -- and we got Whitman's attention in the process.Read More
The Courage Campaign waged a massive multimedia campaign to target 1.1 million independent "Decline-to-State" voters in California's Democratic Party primary on Super Tuesday and then won an unprecedented voting rights victory after tens of thousands of Los Angeles County voters were disenfranchised by a flawed "double bubble" ballot.Read More
When Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger used the California budget crisis to slash the wages of nearly 200,000 state workers to the federal minimum wage of $6.55 per hour, the Courage Campaign delivered 28,016 petition signatures to the Governor, produced two online videos, organized a statewide conference call, and produced and aired a TV ad -- featuring Controller John Chiang -- in support of his efforts to eventually stop the wage cuts.Read More
Inspired by a blogger's YouTube video, the Courage Campaign launched "Yacht Party" -- a 30-second TV ad re-branding California Republicans as the "Yacht Party" for refusing to close a "yacht tax" loophole despite California's massive $16 billion state budget deficit.Read More
The Courage Campaign waged a preemptive online organizing campaign (NoDirtyTricks.com) in collaboration with prominent bloggers and celebrities to frame public debate on a "dirty trick" California ballot initiative. Crafted by Swift-Boat-style consultants, this initiative to force California to allocate at least 20 Electoral College votes to the Republican nominee eventually collapsed for lack of funding.Read More