Past Events

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

The Infrastructure of Inequality

Please join the Center for American Progress for a panel discussion of key experts focusing on the tools and infrastructure essential to vigorous civil rights enforcement, as well as the current threats putting these anti-discrimination protections at risk.

1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

With the Head and the Heart: Harnessing the Power of Social and Emotional Learning Under ESSA

Please join the Center for American Progress and the National Network of State Teachers of the Year for a presentation on two timely reports on how policymakers can leverage provisions in ESSA for the advancement of social-emotional competencies, learning mindsets, and learning skills.

Center For American Progress, H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

Race in America: A Conversation with Mayor Landrieu

The Center for American Progress will host Mayor Landrieu, who will deliver keynote remarks on his decision to take down the confederate monuments, followed by an armchair discussion with the mayor and CAP’s own president and CEO, Neera Tanden, on the sentiments he expressed in his speech and the future of a movement for unity while honoring our diversity and acknowledging our shared history.

Does Investing in Teacher Professional Development Make a Difference?

In their full education budget, President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos proposed completely cutting the $2.1 billion in funding designated for Title II of the Every Student Succeeds Act—the major federal funding stream that districts use to support their teacher workforce through professional development and ensure equitable access to high-quality teachers for all...

1333 H Street, H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

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The 2017 Ideas Conference

Charting a path for progressives in 2017 and into the future is one of our highest priorities at the Center for American Progress. The CAP Ideas Conference brings together leading elected officials, thought leaders, movement leaders, and others to discuss their ideas to move the country forward and address the needs of all Americans.

Civil Liberties and Counterterrorism in the Trump Era

Please join the Center for American Progress for an important discussion with four distinguished former national security policymakers to help cut through the almost hourly controversies emanating from this White House and assess the state of civil liberties and counterterrorism policy in the Trump era.

Center For American Progress, H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

Trump’s First 100 Days in the Middle East

Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on the Trump administration's first 100 days of policy in the Middle East.

Center For American Progress, H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

100 Days, 100 Ways: How the Trump Administration Has Undermined Women’s Progress

Please join the Center for American Progress for a panel discussion with leading experts and advocates to discuss how we can continue to make progress in support of women and their families in the current environment, resist rollbacks, and secure concrete policy changes that respond to women’s diverse experiences and needs.

1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

How States Are Leading the Charge on Criminal Justice and Second Chance Policies

Please join us for a discussion on the innovative measures state and local governments can take to advance policies to give people a second chance. Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) will discuss his criminal justice reforms, which have led to dramatic reductions in the state’s prison population and crime rate. A bipartisan panel of experts will follow to discuss the merits of implementing reforms, including curbing recidivism, reducing crime, and various economic benefits for taxpayers.