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Upcoming Events

The Center for American Progress is continually monitoring the development and impact of the global spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The safety and well-being of our panelists and audiences are of the utmost importance to us.

Out of an abundance of caution, all upcoming public events at the Center for American Progress will only be available via an online livestream. Please RSVP to be reminded to watch live on the specific event page. Viewers are welcome to submit audience questions to each event and will be notified of individual event hashtags after they RSVP. As always, we will continue to live caption our event livestreams so that they remain accessible to all.


A New Era of American Progress

Please join the Center for American Progress as we welcome our new president and CEO, Patrick Gaspard.

Past Events

The Center for American Progress also sponsors Reel Progress, a progressive film series.


The Future of Testing

Please join the Center for American Progress for a forward-thinking conversation that challenges current K-12 assessment policy and practice and presents fresh thinking on the role of tests in schools and how assessments can be redesigned to meet the needs of all students and stakeholders.


Climate Change and the Judiciary

Join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on the current state of climate-related litigation in the federal courts and what is needed to safeguard new environmental protections moving forward.


Closing the Medicaid Coverage Gap

Please join the Center for American Progress, Community Catalyst, and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights for a conversation with Rep. Jim Clyburn about the need to close the Medicaid coverage gap.


Lowering Costs by Building Back Better

Please join CAP for a conversation with Jason Furman, former chair of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, on the historic opportunity that budget reconciliation represents to finally address long-term rising costs and boost wages and incomes—unpacking the real impact of legislation on making life affordable for families.


Tax Fairness in Reconciliation

Please join the Center for American Progress for a conversation featuring Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), a member of the Senate Budget and Appropriations committees and a leading budget expert in the Senate, to discuss the specifics of the options available to restore tax fairness and raise revenue for the coming reconciliation legislation.


Commemorating the 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Please join the Center for American Progress, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and a panel of cross-movement organizers and policy experts for the commemoration of the Americans with Disabilities Act and a discussion on how we can build back better infrastructure to support the disability community.


Student Voice in Federal Policymaking

Federal policymakers must meaningfully involve students in all stages of the policymaking process to develop policies that help all students succeed. Please join the Center for American Progress, student activists, and federal policymakers to discuss the importance of student voice in federal policymaking.


Beyond Medication

For decades, networks of people living with HIV have advocated for an HIV national strategy that goes beyond a biomedical response to the epidemic. Please join us for a discussion with leading experts on the People Living with HIV Networks Federal Policy Agenda and the national goal of ending the domestic HIV epidemic by 2030.


The Clean Economy Revolution Will Be Unionized

The United States faces enormous opportunity to launch a clean energy-driven economic recovery that supports millions of well-paying union jobs. Please join Center for American Progress founder John Podesta for a conversation with AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler on what it takes to ensure that clean jobs are good jobs.


Why Billionaires Are Paying No Taxes

Please Join the Center for American Progress for a conversation featuring Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) to discuss the the urgent responsibility of rebalancing the tax system’s treatment of wealth and work, restoring basic fairness, and supporting families.