Press Releases

We are an online community powered by more than one million members fighting for a more progressive California and country. On this page you will find an archive of our official press releases from current and past actions.

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Courage Campaign Reacts to Gov. Brown’s Inaugural Address

January 5, 2015
Monday, 05 January 2015 -- Statement from Eddie Kurtz, executive director of the California-based Courage Campaign, on Governor Jerry Brown’s 2015 Inaugural Address.

Group Demands CA State Sen. Anderson Disclose Details of Secret Meeting with ALEC Lobbyist in DC

December 5, 2014
Friday, 05 December 2014 -- The California-based Courage Campaign is demanding that California State Senator Joel Anderson disclose details on his secret lunch meeting with Geico lobbyist Cinda Smith at Bistro Bis, a four-star restaurant on Capitol Hill. Geico is a member of ALEC -- the American Legislative Exchange Council -- a notorious, right-wing corporate “dating service” connecting corporate-friendly legislators and lobbyists.

Eddie Kurtz Named Courage Campaign’s New Executive Director

November 12, 2014
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 -- Courage Campaign, California’s largest online progressive organization made up of more than 900,000 members, announced today that Eddie Kurtz, currently leading the group’s online operations as Political Director, will be taking over as Executive Director of the organization.

Dr. Paul Song Reacts to the Defeat of Prop 45, Passage of Prop 47 in CA

November 5, 2014
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 -- Statement from Dr. Paul Song, executive chairman of the California-based Courage Campaign, on the results of California ballot initiatives.

SUNDAY: Group Delivers Petition to Carl DeMaio¹s Campaign HQ Demanding Apology for Sexist Emails

November 2, 2014
Sunday, 02 November 2014 -- On Sunday, November 2nd, activists from the Courage Campaign SuperPAC will deliver more than 5,000 signatures to Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio’s campaign office demanding a public apology over leaked emails that revealed misogynistic comments about the Deputy Campaign Manager of his opponent, Scott Peters.

Courage Campaign Reacts to Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Public Announcement That He Is Gay

October 30, 2014
Thursday, 30 October 2014 -- Statement from Dr. Paul Song, executive chairman of the California-based Courage Campaign, on Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly announcing that he is gay.

Courage Campaign Applauds News that Rev. Frank Schaefer was Reinstated Into the Methodist Clergy

October 30, 2014
Monday, 27 October 2014 -- Statement from Dr. Paul Song, Executive Chairman of Courage Campaign, on the news that Rev. Frank Schaefer was reinstated into the Methodist Clergy

TODAY: Rev. Frank Schaefer and Dr. Paul Song to Speak at Press Conference on UMC Ruling

October 27, 2014
Monday, 27 October 2014 - Courage Campaign joins press conference as highest Methodist court refuses to defrock Rev. Schaefer again, signaling a more inclusive ministry to its LGBTQ community.

TODAY: Courage Campaign to Honor Legendary Guitarist Tom Morello and Rev. Frank Schaefer at Spirit of Courage Awards

October 1, 2014
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 -- Tom Morello to Perform Acoustic Set with Special Tributes from Miles Solay of Outernational, Anti-Flag, Wayne Kramer, and Boots Riley at Iconic House of Blues on Sunset Strip at Courage Campaign's Spirit of Courage Awards in Los Angeles

Courage Campaign Reacts As Gov. Brown (D-CA) Signs Landmark Gun Restraining Order Bill & Vetoes Restrictions on the Use of Drones

October 1, 2014
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 -- Statement from Dr. Paul Song, Executive Chairman of the California-based Courage Campaign on Governor Brown’s signing of AB 1014, a landmark gun law that allows families to file gun restraining orders and on his veto of AB 1327, legislation that would restrict the use of warrantless drone surveillance by California police:

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