Upcoming Events

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

Ending the War on Marijuana

It is time to rethink the outdated marijuana policies that have contributed to mass incarceration. A new CAP poll shows nearly 70% of Americans support marijuana legalization. Cities and states are starting the change; it’s time for the rest of the country to catch up. Join Thinking CAP podcast hosts Igor Volsky and Michele Jawando for a discussion with Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Weldon Angelos, who was sentenced to 55 years incarceration as a first time offender for marijuana sales due to harsh federal mandatory minimum sentences.

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Past Events

A Dream In Progress

Please join us for an in-depth discussion about systematic inequality in America, where we will examine how direct action must be taken to change American systems built on suppression, oppression, and the concentration of power and wealth.

1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

Silencing Science

Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion of these pressing issues and how crucial these programs are to monitoring and combating the effects of climate change.

1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

Workers or Wall Street?

Please join the Center for American Progress as we present new analysis from SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr. on share buybacks and executive compensation. Panelists will discuss the recent surge in corporate buybacks as they intersect with the new tax law, worker wages, and corporate long-termism.

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Governor Steve Bullock on Money in Politics

Please join Montana Governor Steve Bullock and the Center for American Progress for a discussion on campaign finance reform. Gov. Bullock will discuss the role that money plays in politics and its effects on polarization, political discourse, and the country’s politicians' long-term ability to govern. He will highlight recent measures he has taken to combat this trend in Montana, with lessons for the country to reform its own political discourse while making elections honest, open, and representative.

1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

#WomenProgress: People, Power, and Policy

Please join us for a conversation on women's equality and economic empowerment in the American South.

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Death by Delivery

Please join the Center for American Progress and the Black Mamas Matter Alliance for a screening of "Death by Delivery."

1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

States of Change: Demographic Shifts and the Future of the Trump Coalition

The 2016 election defied most expectations. An unorthodox candidate put together an unexpected coalition of states to win the Electoral College while losing the popular vote by almost 3 million votes. As the nation’s demographics change, can this coalition hold together for Republicans in 2020 and beyond? How will shifting views and increased diversity within...

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Unpacking Chicago’s Educational Gains: Lessons for Scaling

Join the Center for American Progress and the Education Trust as we explore what happened in Chicago with some of the women who are leading groundbreaking partnerships across the city's institutions.

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POSTPONED: Dear Madam President

This event will now begin at 1:00 p.m. ET. The Center for American Progress is delighted to host a discussion with Jennifer Palmieri and Neera Tanden on Palmieri’s New York Times bestselling book, Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to Women Who Will Lead the World.

1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA