ADVISORY: Collective Impact: Moving the Needle on our Nation’s Challenges

Washington, D.C.— On Tuesday, March 6, the Center for American Progress will host a panel discussion on the impact of social innovation. The panel will explore the important role social entrepreneurs play in developing and testing new solutions to community problems. Our nation is facing some of the greatest challenges in a generation, and leading...

STATEMENT: Gadi Dechter on the Government Accountability Office Report

Washington, D.C. — Gadi Dechter, Managing Director for Economic Policy at the Center for American Progress, released the following statement today in reaction to the Government Accountability Office, or GAO, report, “2012 Annual Report: Opportunities to Reduce Duplication, Overlap and Fragmentation, Achieve Savings, and Enhance Revenue”: Today’s GAO report underscores the need for Congress to...

RELEASE: The Top 10 Things You Should Know About Arizona’s Latinos and Immigrants

To read the full column, click here. Washington, D.C. – In advance of Arizona’s Republican caucus next Tuesday, the Center for American Progress released a list of important facts about Latinos and immigrants in the state. Since Arizona’s Republican-controlled legislature and governor passed the harsh anti-immigrant law S.B. 1070 in 2010, the state has been...

RELEASE: Time for Oil Reserves?

Read the full column here. Washington, D.C. – Today President Barack Obama is expected to speak about high oil and gasoline prices in Florida, including the resultant strain on families’ budgets and slowing of economic growth, and the Center for American Progress released “Time for the Oil Reserves? President Obama Should Tap the Strategic Petroleum...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Peter Swire on the Administration’s Privacy Report

Washington, D.C. – Today Center for American Progress Senior Fellow Peter Swire released the following statement regarding the Obama administration’s “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights,” a blueprint unveiled today to improve consumers’ privacy protections online: At a moment when the European Union has just announced a revision for its own privacy laws, the Consumer Privacy...

RELEASE: New Report: Moving Away from Racial Stereotypes in Poverty Policy

By Joy Moses | February 23, 2012 Washington, D.C. — Today the Center for American Progress released a report, “Moving Away from Racial Stereotypes in Poverty Policy: Trends Suggest a Decline in Race Baiting, Creating Ways to Better Examine Race in Policymaking,” that analyzes how race baiting and stereotypes affect the debate about public benefits...

RELEASE: Staying Put but Still in the Shadows

Read the full report here. Listen to today’s press call here. Washington, D.C. — The Center for American Progress today released “Staying Put but Still in the Shadows: Undocumented Immigrants Remain in the Country Despite Strict Laws,” on a press call with the author, Leah Muse-Orlinoff, as well as Lt. Paco Balderrama of the Oklahoma...