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It is time to rethink the outdated marijuana policies that have contributed to mass incarceration.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.

1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

Past Events

Work Requirements Don’t Work

Please join Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE), the Center for American Progress, and partners for a discussion about the harmful consequences of so-called work requirements, public opinion regarding current proposals, and the policies that would actually help struggling workers get ahead.

The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, First St NE, Washington, DC, USA

‘Beirut’

Please join the Center for American Progress’ Reel Progress program and Bleecker Street for a screening of “Beirut.” The screening will be followed by a short panel featuring the film’s producer and screenwriter, Tony Gilroy ("Bourne Identity," "Micahel Clayton," "Star Wars: Rouge One") along with the Center for American Progress’ Kelly Magsamen and journalist Hisham Melhem. "Beirut" premiers in theaters on April 11, 2018.

Landmark Theatres E Street Cinema, 11th Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

New Jersey Environmental Justice and Climate Summit

Please join the New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance and the Center for American Progress, along with New Jersey mayors and state officials, environmental justice community residents and advocates, and progressive policy leaders to discuss just policy options to reduce carbon pollution and associated co-pollutants.

102 North Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08608, USA

Postponed: West Virginia Teacher’s Strike: In Their Own Words

Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion with the educators and labor leaders who pushed their state's leadership to reaffirm its investment in public schools.

Center For American Progress, H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

The North Korean Crisis: On the Brink of a Breakthrough or a Bust?

For analysis on recent developments on North Korea, please join the Center for American Progress for an event with former senior government officials and North Korea experts.

Center For American Progress, H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

The Future of Asia: U.S.-Japan Cooperation in Southeast Asia and Beyond

Join us for a discussion with leading Japan-U.S.-Southeast Asia experts to discuss policy pathways the U.S. and Japan can take to protect democratic institutions and freedoms in Southeast Asia.

Center For American Progress, H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

Upholding Women’s Rights in the Resistance of President Trump’s Global Gag Rule

Please join the Center for American Progress on this International Women’s Day to discuss the impact of President Trump’s Global Gag Rule, how health care providers are responding to the rule, and how women’s rights and development aid groups are mobilizing against it.

1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

How Cities and States Are Leading the Way on Mental Health

Join the Center for American Progress for a discussion between Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and New York City first lady Chirlane McCray on how cities are championing policies to combat stigma around mental illness, improve access to mental health treatment, and move from punishment to public health.

1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

The Tax Bill: Bad Process, Bad Policy

The recent debate over the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act shone a light on serious problems with our legislative process. Please join the Center for American Progress as we discuss the issues revealed by the passage of the tax bill, and ways to address the pernicious problems that are undermining the effectiveness, transparency, and fairness of our legislative process.

Center For American Progress, 1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

‘Last Men in Aleppo’

Please join the Center for American Progress' Reel Progress project for a screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary ,"Last Men in Aleppo."

Landmark Theatres E Street Cinema, 11th Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA