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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.


Commemorating the 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Please join the Center for American Progress, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and a panel of cross-movement organizers and policy experts for the commemoration of the Americans with Disabilities Act and a discussion on how we can build back better infrastructure to support the disability community.

Past Events

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


Investing in K-12 Infrastructure To Build Back Better

Please join CAP and experts from across the education field to discuss the importance of federal funding for school infrastructure in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond through an equity and social justice lens.


Labor Unions and the Future

Unions help ensure that working people earn decent pay and benefits and have a voice in American democracy. Unfortunately, decades of attacks on unions, as well as a changing economy, have eroded the power of unions in the United States. Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on the future of labor policy with David Madland, Mary Kay Henry, and Dorian Warren.

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.


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.

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.


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."