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.
The Center for American Progress also sponsors Reel Progress, a progressive film series.
The growing competition with China presents both risks and opportunities for the United States. The global shift to 5G is proving to be a key battleground, and it is one in which the United States has more advantages than many observers realize.
Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion with Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, U.S. EAC Chairman Benjamin Hovland and Amanda Terkel from HuffPost about ballot counting processes in November and why electoral results may not be known until well after Election Night.
Please join the Center for American Progress to discuss how K-12, higher education, and industries can partner to establish pipelines and policies to ensure LGBTQ youth have access to training, mentorship, and good-quality, high-wage jobs.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to have an enormous impact on every aspect of society—including by deepening the child care crisis, which is affecting Millennials and Gen Zers. While other industries have received large bailouts to ensure that they survive the pandemic, child care has yet to see the major investments needed to stabilize the industry during the crisis and faces a potentially permanent loss of nearly half its pre-COVID-19 capacity. Please join the Center for American Progress and Next100, in collaboration with Generation Progress, for an online event discussing the importance of child care as a voting issue for Millennials and Gen Zers.
Please join CAP's Reel Progress program for a virtual screening of "All In: The Fight for Democracy”, followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers and voting rights experts.
Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion about the concept of community-informed policymaking through the lens of youth leaders who are working to ensure that there are participatory forms of government and who are taking up the mantle to advocate for safe, supportive, and culturally responsive school environments.
The emotional and learning effects of the coronavirus pandemic on students, as well as effects on young adults just entering the workforce, will be felt for years to come. Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion that will explore the Corps proposal and what it would look like for young people and new social workers.
There is clear evidence that a diverse teaching workforce is beneficial for all students—and particularly for students of color. Please join the Center for American Progress, Learning Policy Institute and New America to discuss the importance of districts partnering with minority-serving institutions in creating a racially diverse teacher workforce.
Join CAP September 18, 2020 – October 16, 2020, experts from across the education field will discuss how to build a racially diverse teaching workforce, how to help students and young adults recover from the coronavirus crisis, the need for youth voices in education policymaking, how to improve education and workforce outcomes for LGBTQ youth, and how a major new federal investment can increase equity in education and opportunity.