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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.

CAP Event Series: Ensuring a Quality Education for Every Child

Please join CAP for the third installment of the K-12 Education Policy team's Quality Education event series, featuring three events to discuss continuing learning for all students and safe reopening of schools as the country continues to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.


Communities and the American Rescue Plan Act

Please join the Center for American Progress and experts from across the education field to discuss the need for creativity, collaboration with communities, and thoughtful planning as school systems prepare to spend ARPA funding during the three or more years it will be available.

Stateside Chat: Lessons Learned From California’s Decades of Climate Action

Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on some of the key elements of California’s climate efforts and how these best practices, challenges and lessons learned can be used as models as the federal government moves toward historic climate action.

Past Events

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


Continuing Learning and a Safe Reopening

Please join CAP and educators from the #WeBuildEDU campaign to discuss their experiences during the pandemic and address best practices for reopening schools in a way that keeps students and educators safe and avoids placing unnecessary burdens on them.


Growing Momentum for Clean Slate and Fair Chance Licensing in the States

Please join the Center for American Progress, the National Employment Law Project, and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia for a conversation with several of the state leaders behind recent transformative policy wins that offer a model for state and federal policymakers to put second chances within reach for workers and families facing the stigma of a criminal record.

Greening U.S. Trade Policy

Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on U.S. trade policy and the environment, featuring keynote remarks by U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai. The event will also feature a panel of leading experts from environmental organizations moderated by CAP founder John Podesta.


‘Do Not Split’

The Center for American Progress' Reel Progress project is pleased to present a screening and discussion of the Oscar-nominated documentary "Do Not Split."

Putting Racial Justice at the Heart of Climate Action: A U.S. and U.K. Perspective

Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on the interconnected nature of pursuing racial justice and climate justice – in both the American and British contexts – through a conversation between British Member of Parliament David Lammy and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA).


Reinvigorating Diplomacy with North Korea

Please join the Center for American Progress for a conversation with leading experts on how the United States, South Korea, and Japan can work together to reinvigorate diplomacy with North Korea.

Stateside Chat: Working Toward an Equitable and Just Climate Future

Please join the Center for American Progress and the League of Conservation Voters for a discussion on climate progress taking place across the country and how these best practices can be used as models for the federal government.

Meeting Investor Demand for Environmental, Social and Governance Information

Please join the Center for American Progress and acting Chair Allison Herren Lee of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to discuss and reflect on the commission's current efforts to bring climate change and environmental, social and governance issues to the forefront of its work.

Building A More Perfect Union

National rebuilding requires bold, immediate, and interlocking action to subdue a devastating pandemic, recover from the resulting economic collapse, reduce societal inequalities, address climate change, and navigate the shifting tectonic plates of the international system.