Center for American Progress

ONLINE EVENT ADVISORY: A New Era of American Progress, Featuring New CAP President Patrick Gaspard
Press Advisory

ONLINE EVENT ADVISORY: A New Era of American Progress, Featuring New CAP President Patrick Gaspard

Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, October 20, the Center for American Progress will host a virtual event to welcome our new president and CEO, Patrick Gaspard. With an introduction by CAP founder John Podesta, a conversation with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), and closing remarks by CAP board member Secretary Julián Castro, the event will highlight Gaspard’s vision for CAP and the progressive movement as a whole. It will address how we, as progressives, can move policy that alleviates inequality, uplifts underserved communities, and creates a more equitable and just world for all.

WHO
Welcoming remarks:
John Podesta, Founder, Center for American Progress
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy, Center for American Progress

Featured speakers:
Patrick Gaspard, President and CEO, Center for American Progress
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Chair, House Democratic Caucus

Closing remarks:
Julián Castro, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (2014–17); Board Member, Center for American Progress

WHEN
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
1:00 p.m. ET – 2:00 p.m. ET

WHERE
You must RSVP to watch the livestream event by clicking this link. An email will then be sent with instructions on how to watch.

For more information, please contact Claudia Montecinos at cmontecinos@americanprogress.org.