Past Events

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The Second Trump-Kim Summit

Please join the Center for American Progress for a keynote address by Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, which will be followed by a discussion with leading experts from the United States, Japan, and South Korea.

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Empowering Voters and Increasing Election Participation in 2020

Please join CAP and Generation Progress for an intimate conversation with Gov. Kate Brown about the current state and future of U.S. elections and how Oregon can serve as a model for state and federal leaders.

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The Arab Uprisings 8 Years Later

Please join the Center for American Progress for a panel discussion with three distinguished diplomats who served in key roles in U.S. foreign policy during this period of change in the Middle East.

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Reclaiming Religious Freedom

Throughout her campaign and during the start of her time in office, U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has spoken candidly about her Muslim faith. As a religious minority, she has been a champion of religious freedom, and as a new member of Congress, she brings a fresh perspective on the ways in which faith values can...

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Housing Affordability and Homelessness

Please join the Center for American Progress for a conversation with the mayors of San Francisco, Gary, Philadelphia, Oakland and Sacramento on how cities are working to ensure that every resident has a supportive, stable place to call home.

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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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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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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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