Upcoming Events

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

Mexico’s Southern Wall

In recent weeks, media and political attention has focused on the thousands of Central Americans traveling in caravans through Mexico, many hoping to request asylum in the United States. The panel will focus on how this policy has affected migrants—predominantly from Central America—who are fleeing violence, threats, and poverty in their home countries. Speakers will discuss the danger and legal difficulties migrants face on their journey to the U.S. border and during the asylum process in Mexico, as well as the United States' support of Mexico’s border security and immigration enforcement efforts.

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Eliminating Racial Disparities in Maternal and Infant Mortality

The United States is facing a maternal and infant health crisis, and African American women are at the center. Join us for a discussion with women of color experts in the maternal and infant health field that focuses on policy solutions.

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Past Events

Clean Slate: Unlocking Opportunity Through Automatic Record-Clearing

Following decades of overcriminalization in the United States, between 70 million and 100 million—or 1 in 3—Americans now have some type of criminal record. As the number of Americans with criminal records has exploded, so have the laws and legal restrictions barring access to jobs, housing, credit, and other basics; today, people with criminal records...

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Election Cyber Security and Voting in an Era of Misinformation

Please join the Center for American Progress for an armchair conversation with California Secretary of State Alex Padilla on election cyber security and voting rights in an era of misinformation.

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Proactive and Patient

Please join the Center for American Progress for the release of “Proactive and Patient: Managing Demographic Change and Immigration in Two Rural Nebraska Communities.” The event will feature a panel to highlight the policies and practices, both formal and organic, implemented to manage the changing demographics in their communities.

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The Future of Regional Security in Asia

Please join the Center for American Progress for a conversation with leading experts on how the United States and Japan can cooperate in the maritime space and in the region more broadly as America enters uncharted waters with China.

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Examining U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relations

The brutal murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul has produced new strains in the bilateral relationship, already under stress over the past decade and a half from the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the ongoing war in Yemen, and the values gap between the two countries.

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Change the Terms: Reducing Hate Online

As internet platforms provide more opportunities for people around the world to connect, they have also provided a forum for certain groups to spread hate, fear, and abusive behavior. The deadly neo-Nazi march in Charlottesville, Virginia, was organized with the use of Facebook, PayPal, and Discord.

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Mapping Student Debt

Please join Generation Progress and Higher Ed, Not Debt in conversation with experts on economics, labor, and student debt issues. The event will examine how these data maps provide deeper insight into the impacts of the student debt crisis on local communities.

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The Oath

From the producers of Get Out and BLACKkKLANSMAN comes a raw and riotous political comedy for divisive times. A controversial White House policy turns family member against family member in The Oath, a savagely funny dark comedy about surviving life and Thanksgiving in the age of political tribalism. When Chris (Ike Barinholtz), a high-strung 24-hour...

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