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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.

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

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The Financial System & Climate Change: A Regulatory Imperative

There is a growing consensus among policymakers across the globe that climate change poses significant risks to the safety and stability of the financial system. Safeguarding the financial system against climate-related risks would protect businesses and households, which rely on a stable financial system to thrive. Please join the Center for American Progress for a conversation with federal and state policymakers on addressing climate risk through financial regulation.

Ocean Climate Action: Looking to the Ocean for Climate Solutions

Please join the Center for American Progress, the League of Conservation Voters, and Ocean Defense Initiative for a discussion on the future of ocean climate action. Former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Carol Browner will moderate a panel of experts and stakeholders who will discuss the ocean climate nexus and how to build momentum to implement ocean climate solutions.


The 2020 Youth Vote

Please join Generation Progress and the Center for American Progress for a timely and critical discussion about what motivated youth voter turnout and how vital young people are to campaigning and the future of progressive policies in America. It is time that young voters are seen as the crucial constituency that they are and retire once and for all the worn-out narrative that young people are too disengaged to vote.


Fortifying Our Electoral System Against Attacks

With the December 8 “safe harbor” deadline for states to appoint their electors one day away, please join CAP for an online event with a group of the nation’s foremost experts in election law and governance. The panelists will discuss the November election’s unprecedented strain on our election system and its resiliency, as well as what we can do to fortify the system to ensure that all Americans entitled to cast a vote are able to do so easily and with full public confidence.

The US-Japan Alliance: Priorities for 2021

Please join the Center for American Progress on Thursday, December 3, for a virtual panel discussion on the current state of the U.S.-Japan alliance and how the two sides should be thinking about the year ahead.


We Are Essential

Please join the Center for American Progress for a timely and forward-looking discussion on the important role of immigrants in building a dynamic and resilient economy for all and the urgent need for a path to permanent legal status.

Protecting College Students

College students are facing new challenges to completing their degrees in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please join the Center for American Progress for a timely conversation with leading higher education experts to discuss the importance of accountability during a pandemic, students' current concerns, and what actions policymakers should take to ensure that students have access to high-quality programs and borrowers are protected from financial distress.

The First 100 Days

Please join the Center for American Progress for the exclusive release of “The First 100 Days: Toward a More Sustainable and Values-Based National Security Approach.”

Increasing Federal Investment in K-12 Public Education With an Equity Lens

One of the most fundamental challenges facing the K-12 education system is the existence of inadequate and inequitable systems of school funding. Please join the Center for American Progress to discuss different policy ideas for achieving greater and more targeted investment in K-12 education.