We March On: A Gift Guide for The Most Important Election Ever

We March On: A Gift Guide for The Most Important Election Ever

September 22, 2020

RBG was a hero to all of us, and now it's our job to continue her legacy of fighting for equality. The upcoming election is our best chance to make our voices heard, to speak up and do good things that will inspire others to do the same. In the spirit of good things and good causes, we're proud to introduce CAN's new 2020 voter gift guide, with merchandise that all gives back to our non profit partners Headcount.org and UltraViolet. We've all got to vote (and vote hard!) this fall so please make sure you're registered to vote and that you know how to vote by mail. Voting has already started in several states! 

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We've Given Away 4,000 Free Masks (and Counting)

We've Given Away 4,000 Free Masks (and Counting)

August 24, 2020

We're excited to announce our new face mask collection that gives free masks to workers! For every mask we sell, we donate a mask to a essential worker who needs one. We've already distributed 4,000 free masks since July and we're so grateful to everyone who helped us get this project off the ground. A huge thank you to Coworker.org for getting our masks out into the world and to Economic Security Project for their generous support. Thanks to all the artists who contributed designs to this project and for always being so enthusiastic about our art campaigns. And thanks to you, our customers, for helping us get more masks into the hands of essential workers who need them! Our mask collection is growing fast and we thought you'd enjoy the story of how it all started. Thanks so much for reading and as always, thanks for wearing a mask! ~Team CAN

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The Best Election Year Gifts for Feminists

The Best Election Year Gifts for Feminists

August 10, 2020

Elections are coming and the excitement of change is in the air! As we gear up to vote in a few months and look forward to a better future, we can't help but think back to a century ago when the 19th Amendment was officially adopted and women finally won the right to vote. It's been a hundred years and we've come a long way, but there are is still plenty of work to be done, which is why we've partnered with independent artists to create a collection of the best feminist gifts as we head into November. Every feminist gift we sell helps support UltraViolet organization in their hard work to advance the cause of all women, and we won't stop marching until there's equality for all. 

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Our Countdown to November 2020 Feminist Gift Guide!

Our Countdown to November 2020 Feminist Gift Guide!

June 08, 2020

We're all working together to make big sweeping changes happen in November 2020, and CAN we're doing our part by elevating art and artists' voices to support great causes and help get people fired up to vote! You can help us spark social change by reading and sharing our feminist gift guide and shopping at CAN the next time you need a gift for your feminist friend, family member or coworker, and every gift supports independent artists and nonprofit organizations like UltraViolet and Headcount.org. There's a lot of great stuff with meaning and messages to help keep you focused and inspired through election day 2020 and beyond!e you need a gift for your feminist friend, family member or coworker. There's a lot of great stuff that we guarantee will help get you through to election day and beyond!

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Our 2020 Father's Day Gift Guide: Super Gifts for Super Dads!

Our 2020 Father's Day Gift Guide: Super Gifts for Super Dads!

May 13, 2020

Father's Day is coming up on June 21st and this year we have so many reasons to celebrate dads! Dads everywhere have been doing double duty, working overtime and taking care of their families, so it feels extra important to let dads know how much we appreciate them right now. To honor dads everywhere, Creative Action Network has put together a list of our top ten favorite Father's Day gifts in 2020 that we think every dad will love. Each gift is well made and features artwork handpicked by Team CAN, plus it gives back to a wonderful social cause and supports independent artists. Order soon to make sure your gifts arrive on time and thanks for checking out our special 2020 Father's Day Gift Guide for dads!

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See America x Merrell Hiking Boots!

See America x Merrell Hiking Boots!

April 23, 2020

For National Parks Week this year, we're excited to announce our partnership with Merrell on a collection of national park-inspired hiking boots for Isle Royale National Park, Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument, and Vermillion Cliffs National Monument! We all need a lot of fresh air these days and we're so happy to partner with Merrell to provide people with an exciting new way to explore the outdoors (safely with physical distancing in mind of course) in great-looking boots that support independent artists and worthy social causes. We hope you enjoy this story of how two companies, three independent artists and our precious public lands came together to make these beautiful new hiking boots! 

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Thanks Mom! The Essential 2020 Mother's Day Gift Guide

Thanks Mom! The Essential 2020 Mother's Day Gift Guide

April 06, 2020

2020 may not be going exactly as planned but one thing's for certain, moms need our love more than ever this Mother's Day! Moms have been doing double and duty with kids home from school this spring and let's not forget all those who are healthcare workers, grocers, clerks and delivery people keeping things running for everyone else too! To make Mother's Day extra special this year, we made a list of essential gifts to celebrate hardworking moms, and everything in our shop is 20% off from now until May 15th. We're proud that these gifts give back to Ultraviolet organization, working to improve the lives of women and girls of all identities, which feels so important to the world right now. From all of us at CAN, a heartfelt thanks to all the moms out there. We appreciate you! ❤️

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Posters for Social Change: Green New Deal Art Show

Posters for Social Change: Green New Deal Art Show

March 24, 2020

It's hard to believe our Posters for Social Change: Green New Deal Art launch party was just over two weeks ago! It was a truly magical night, packed with artists, activists, Bay Area locals and art lovers of every age who turned out in support of the Green New Deal. And even though our show has temporarily closed due to California's shelter in place order, the posters remain up on the gallery walls and they're definitely etched in our hearts. ~Team CAN

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#MoneyForThePeople: Workers, Money and Art in the Time of COVID-19

#MoneyForThePeople: Workers, Money and Art in the Time of COVID-19

March 17, 2020

A crowdsourced art campaign aimed at shining a spotlight on the millions of workers worldwide suffering economically due to the effects of the pandemic, and helping raise awareness of the need for immediate cash relief to people RIGHT NOW. We're seeking timely and meaningful artwork that illustrates how COVID-19 is impacting everyone's lives, and we'll use the power of social media with #moneyforthepeople to carry the message around the world.

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The Ultimate 2020 Feminist Gift Guide

The Ultimate 2020 Feminist Gift Guide

January 27, 2020

2020 is here and we’re ready to usher in big changes that help dismantle the patriarchy and bring equality to all women and girls! Consider our 2020 feminist gift guide your roadmap to the resistance with every giving back to our hardworking partner organization UltraViolet, a community of over a million people driving feminist cultural and political change. Let’s do this 2020! 

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2019: Our Year in Review

2019: Our Year in Review

December 23, 2019

As we wind down the year and the decade, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on all that happened at CAN in 2019. It was a year of hard work, great art and exciting new opportunities for our company! We have big plans for 2020 that include a new book, sweeping new art campaigns and hopefully a new president, and none of it would be possible without the enthusiasm of the artists in our community who inspire us with their voices and talent. We hope you enjoy reading our 2019 year in review and please join us in raising a glass to a brand new decade. Cheers!

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The 10 Best Gifts for Feminists This Holiday Season

The 10 Best Gifts for Feminists This Holiday Season

November 19, 2019

We've got a ton of feminists to shop for this year and we suspect you do, too! Our Holiday 2019 feminist gift guide is a collection of the perfect gifts for activists of all ages, genders and yes, even political parties. Products are designed by women with proceeds giving back to UltraViolet, our partners working to improve the lives of women and girls of all identities. Here's to a very feminist holiday for all of us!

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