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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.

Past Events

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


‘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."

Putting Racial Justice at the Heart of Climate Action: A U.S. and U.K. Perspective

Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on the interconnected nature of pursuing racial justice and climate justice – in both the American and British contexts – through a conversation between British Member of Parliament David Lammy and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA).


Reinvigorating Diplomacy with North Korea

Please join the Center for American Progress for a conversation with leading experts on how the United States, South Korea, and Japan can work together to reinvigorate diplomacy with North Korea.

Stateside Chat: Working Toward an Equitable and Just Climate Future

Please join the Center for American Progress and the League of Conservation Voters for a discussion on climate progress taking place across the country and how these best practices can be used as models for the federal government.

Meeting Investor Demand for Environmental, Social and Governance Information

Please join the Center for American Progress and acting Chair Allison Herren Lee of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to discuss and reflect on the commission's current efforts to bring climate change and environmental, social and governance issues to the forefront of its work.

Building A More Perfect Union

National rebuilding requires bold, immediate, and interlocking action to subdue a devastating pandemic, recover from the resulting economic collapse, reduce societal inequalities, address climate change, and navigate the shifting tectonic plates of the international system.

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.