Upcoming Events

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

Departing Dysfunction

Please join the Center for American Progress for remarks from Ann Ravel, departing commissioner on the Federal Election Commission, as well as a panel discussion with Ravel and noted experts.

Center For American Progress, H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

Inclusive Prosperity for Japan and the United States

Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on shared economic challenges for the United States and Japan.

Center For American Progress, H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

Past Events

Strengthening U.S. Partnerships in the Middle East

During the past decade, the United States and its partners in the Middle East have undertaken numerous diplomatic, military, and intelligence efforts together to enhance regional stability and combat terrorist threats from groups such as Al Qaeda and the Islamic State. This experience has provided the United States and its regional partners many important lessons about the most effective ways to build partnerships.

Recalibrating U.S.-China Relations in Southeast Asia

More and more these days, Washington and Beijing often view their interactions in Southeast Asia through a competitive lens, leading to a potentially harmful dynamic in the region. Recognizing this reality, the Center for American Progress and the China Institutes for Contemporary International Relations engaged in a two-year joint research project to unearth areas of possible U.S.-China cooperation in Southeast Asia, including joint research trips to Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Singapore, and Vietnam.

Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC , 20005

Debbie Allen on Arts and Lived Experience

Join the Center for American Progress, Debbie Allen, and a panel of community leaders and changemakers as they explore the real-life stories, advocacy, and efforts that inspire productions such as Freeze Frame, as well as policy recommendations that can help create change.

Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC , 20005

U.S. Strategy in the Middle East

Please join the Center for American Progress and General Joseph L. Votel for a discussion on the current and future challenges and opportunities for U.S. strategy in the Middle East. Our distinguished guest will offer his regional assessment of the current security challenges and examine long-term strategic trends.

Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC , 20005

Assessing the Condition of America’s Dams and Rivers

Dams are core element of American infrastructure and provide many important services, but aging infrastructure has led to many dams becoming obsolete, costly, and unsafe, threatening human life if they fail. Please join the Center for American Progress for a panel discussion to highlight the progress that has already been made and explore the future of policymaking that aims to modernize the management of dam infrastructure, remove unneeded dams, and restore the health of American rivers.

Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC , 20005

Entrepreneurship for All

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew will headline a Center for American Progress event on fostering a small business economy with opportunity for all. Following Secretary Lew’s remarks, a panel will discuss the barriers that women and racial and ethnic minorities face in starting a business and how progressive policies and programs can expand opportunities for business ownership for all, with a particular focus on proposals that will be detailed in a forthcoming CAP report focused on ensuring diverse and inclusive entrepreneurship.

Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC , 20005

Assuring College Quality

Please join the Center for American Progress for a panel discussion about alternative ways of encouraging access to federal aid for innovative new providers while better ensuring taxpayer dollars go to good use. The event will explore questions such as: How do we balance more innovation in higher education with the need for strong consumer protection? What strengths of the existing quality assurance system should be kept and what weaknesses should be fixed? And where do different solutions share common themes?

Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC , 20005

The United States and Japan: The Cornerstones of the Pacific

Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on the future of the U.S.-Japan alliance as China rises and America’s role in Asia deepens.

Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC , 20005

Upgrading America’s Infrastructure

The Center for American Progress and NextGen Climate America are co-hosting a half-day conference featuring three panel discussions centered on energy, water, and transportation infrastructure. Our distinguished speakers and experts will address policy reform and investment necessary to update America’s infrastructure, as it aids job creation, public health protection, and the response to the intensifying challenges of climate change.

The Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20036

How Can Public Schools Better Support Talented Students of Color?

Please join the Center for American Progress for a panel discussion on how schools can best ensure that talented students of color are adequately encouraged and supported. The event will explore questions such as the following: What are innovative and promising practices for serving talented students of color; what resources do these students need to reach their full potential; and what policies should schools put in place to ensure that they do?

Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC , 20005