Upcoming Events

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Does Investing in Teacher Professional Development Make a Difference?

In their full education budget, President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos proposed completely cutting the $2.1 billion in funding designated for Title II of the Every Student Succeeds Act—the major federal funding stream that districts use to support their teacher workforce through professional development and ensure equitable access to high-quality teachers for all...

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Past Events

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

Future of Fisheries Governance

As a prelude to the U.S. Department of State's Our Ocean Conference on September 15 and 16, please join the Center for American Progress and distinguished experts for a bipartisan discussion ahead of the 10th anniversary passage of the landmark Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act and the future security of the nation's fisheries.

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

Naval Strategy in Asia and the Arctic

Please join the Center for American Progress and Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John M. Richardson for a discussion on the current and future challenges of U.S. strategies in the Asia-Pacific and Arctic regions. Our distinguished guest will offer his regional assessment of the immediate security issues capturing Washington’s attention.

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

A Roadmap for Middle-Class Economic Security
Featuring Vice President Joe Biden

The American middle class is finally seeing real economic gains after being hit hard by the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession, as well as deeper trends of stagnant wages and rising costs. Please join the Center for American Progress for a keynote address from Vice President Joe Biden on ways to raise wages and rebuild wealth for the American middle class. A panel discussion on ways to restore middle-class economic security will follow.