Past Events

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Beyond Sanctuary: How Colleges and Universities Can Support Their DACAmented and Undocumented Students

As a part of Defend Our Dreams, please join the Center for American Progress, Generation Progress, and college and university leaders to discuss potential policies and share actions that can be taken to support immigrant student populations, including students living in the United States without documentation and DACAmented student activists.

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Essential Services, Essential People: The Value of a Professional Government Workforce

Join the Center for American Progress, Paul Verkuil, author of Valuing Bureaucracy: The Case for Professional Government, and a distinguished panel as they discuss the importance of a professional government workforce and the best ways to make it as effective as possible.

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Fmr. FEMA Administrator on Lessons Learned from Superstorm Sandy

Join the Center for American Progress, former Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate, and a panel of experts on the diverse aspects of extreme weather and the need for aid to flow to historically disadvantaged communities specifically in the aftermaths of hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.

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The Economics of Misogyny

For every push toward women’s equality, there is often a push backward in resistance. Almost one year after a divisive 2016 presidential election, this narrative continues to take center stage. The Trump administration and GOP leadership are quick to tout their support for women, but the reality and the impact of their policies on the...

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Revisiting the Teacher Selectivity and Diversity Dilemma

Please join the Center for American Progress for a presentation of findings from these pieces and a discussion among practitioners and policy thought leaders on the ways that stakeholders and advocates at all levels can work toward a teaching profession that is both more selective and diverse.

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Distortion and Dysfunction: Incentives Facing the U.S. Congress

Join the Center for American Progress and Sen. Michael Bennet as we discuss the importance of leadership from elected officials and citizens to correct course and demand a democratic political system capable of governing on behalf of the American people and preparing for the future.

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Immigrants Are Welcome Here

As part of Welcoming America's Welcoming Week, please join us for a discussion with California State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) and an expert panel to discuss state and local actions to promote public safety and increase inclusion for immigrant and refugee communities across the country.

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Fair Maps, Fair Elections, and Fair Representation

Please join the Center for American Progress, Delegate Alfonso Lopez (D-VA), and experts for a conversation on voter rights and the future of our democracy.

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Govs. Hickenlooper and Kasich Discuss Bipartisan Proposal to Stabilize Health Insurance Market

Join the Center for American Progress and the American Enterprise Institute for a conference featuring a bipartisan discussion between Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) on the stabilization of the individual insurance market as well as other reforms within the health system.

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Part-Time College Students in America

Please join a conversation with part-time students, community college leaders, and policy experts to explore why students study part time, what barriers they face, and how we can help them succeed in college.

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