Events

The Center for American Progress hosts a diverse range of events with progressive leaders and policy experts that highlight bold, innovative ideas to address our nation’s most pressing problems.

We are continually monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic. The safety and well-being of our panelists and audiences is of the utmost importance to us.

At this time, all public events at the Center for American Progress are available via an online livestream, and select events may have in-person audiences on a case-by-case basis. Please refer to the location on the specific event page for location information.

Please RSVP for specific events to receive a reminder to watch the livestream. Viewers are welcome to submit questions for each event and can tweet about our events using #CAPEvents. As always, we will continue to live caption our livestreams.

All Events

How Cities Can Take Advantage of Direct Pay

How Cities Can Take Advantage of Direct Pay

Please join the BlueGreen Alliance, the Center for American Progress, Lawyers for Good Government, and the National League of Cities for a virtual briefing on how cities, towns, and villages can take advantage of direct pay programs and tax credit bonuses.

Online only
2:00 - 3:00 PM EST

Building a Comprehensive State Child Care Agenda

Building a Comprehensive State Child Care Agenda

Join CAP's Early Childhood Policy team to learn how the recently released data dashboard and state policymaker toolkit can be used to increase investments in child care and early learning programs.

Online via Zoom
2:30 - 3:30 PM EST

Filibustered! How to Fix the Broken Senate and Save America

Filibustered! How to Fix the Broken Senate and Save America

If we want to fix what ails America, we have to fix the Senate. And if we want to fix the Senate, we must fix the broken filibuster.

Center for American Progress
3:30 - 5:30 PM EST

Is Alaska the Secret to Saving American Democracy?
Past Event

Is Alaska the Secret to Saving American Democracy?

How Electoral System Reform Can Reduce Polarization, Increase Voters’ Choices, and Incentivize Bipartisan Policymaking

1333 H St NW, Washington, D.C., 20005
2:00 - 3:00 PM EST

Extinguishing the Fires of Political Violence
Past Event

Extinguishing the Fires of Political Violence

A Bipartisan Discussion About Current Threats and Potential Solutions, cosponsored by the McCain Institute

Center for American Progress
2:30 - 3:30 PM EST

9th Annual National Gun Violence Prevention Summit
Photo shows four people sitting on a stage, one holding a microphone, with an American flag in the background
Past Event

9th Annual National Gun Violence Prevention Summit

Join CAP for a summit featuring speeches and discussions by leading advocates of the gun violence prevention movement.

Online
10:00 AM - 4:15 PM EST

Official COP28 Side Event: Trade in a Climate-Constrained World: Adding Value From U.S. Manufacturing to Indian Entrepreneurship
Past Event

Official COP28 Side Event: Trade in a Climate-Constrained World: Adding Value From U.S. Manufacturing to Indian Entrepreneurship

The Center for American Progress, the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, and Development Alternatives are excited to host this official UNFCCC COP28 side event in Dubai.

Blue Zone, SE Room 6, Dubai, UAE
2:30 - 4:00 AM EST

Victory in Montana! Children, the Constitution, and the Climate Crisis
Past Event

Victory in Montana! Children, the Constitution, and the Climate Crisis

Please join the Center for American Progress and Our Children's Trust for an online event discussing the climate crisis and the constitutional rights of youth.

Online only
3:00 - 4:00 PM EST

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