Washington, D.C. – As part of the Center for American Progress’s and Center for American Progress Action Fund’s 10th anniversary celebration, a new video titled “Making Progress: 10 Years of Ideas, Action, and Change” highlights American Progress’s history and the impact it has had on this country. From producing the blueprints to achieve universal health care coverage and end the Iraq War to developing a new middle-out economic-growth agenda and showing the economic benefits of clean energy, American Progress’s ideas are helping address the country’s most pressing challenges.
The video features remarks by President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), in addition to CAP founder and Chair John Podesta and CAP President Neera Tanden, and can be viewed in its entirety here.
CAP is currently hosting its exclusive 10th Anniversary Policy Conference, with featured speakers such as Secretary of State John Kerry, former Vice President Al Gore, Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew, former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Govs. Jerry Brown (D-CA) and Martin O’Malley (D-MD), Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and others. The high-level discussions of critical policy issues and the bold ideas needed to tackle them is being livestreamed here.