RELEASE: Judith Warner Joins the Center for American Progress as Senior Fellow

Washington, D.C. — The Center for American Progress announced today that New York Times bestselling author and writer Judith Warner will join the organization as a Senior Fellow. At the Center for American Progress, Warner will contribute to initiatives focused on addressing the challenges Americans face balancing work and family life. Warner is best known...

RELEASE: CAP Chair John Podesta Appointed by U.N. Secretary-General to High-Level Panel on Post-2015 Development Agenda

Washington, D.C. — Today, Center for American Progress Chair and Counselor John Podesta was among the 26 civil society, private-sector, and government leaders named by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to a high-level panel organized to advise on the global development agenda beyond 2015, the target date for the Millennium Development Goals, or MDGs. The panel...

RELEASE: This Week Millions of Women Gain Access to Preventive Services

Washington, D.C. — Today, two days before key provisions of Obamacare go into effect, providing millions of women guaranteed access to preventive services, the Center for American Progress released a package of resources illustrating how women will be impacted by this significant implementation deadline. “This is a tremendous milestone for women and their health. More...

ADVISORY: Gene Sperling, Sen. Michael Bennet, Austan Goolsbee, and Nick Hanauer Join Other Policymakers, Economists for a Conference on the Middle Class

RSVP to attend this event Washington D.C. – On Wednesday, August 1, the Center for American Progress will host a conference to highlight and explore emerging economic evidence that a strong middle class is critical for robust economic growth. Gene Sperling, Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy,...

ADVISORY: After Aurora: Dispelling the Myth of NRA Power

RSVP for this event. Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, as details continue to emerge about the tragic shooting rampage in Aurora, Colorado, that killed 12 people and wounded another 58, the Center for American Progress will host a discussion to examine myths about the National Rifle Association’s political influence, making the case for why politicians should...

RELEASE: Dodd-Frank at 2 Years—5 Ways the Market Is Stronger

Read the report. Washington, D.C. — Today, one day before the two-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act—the landmark suite of reforms designed to fix a broken financial system following the 2008 crisis—the Center for American Progress released a report detailing five concrete ways that our financial markets are stronger today, alongside five concrete things that...