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ADVISORY: Advance Screening of Electoral Dysfunction Starring Mo Rocca

Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, September 19, the Center for American Progress will host a special advance screening of "Electoral Dysfunction," a feature-length documentary that explores the right to vote. Slated for theatrical release and PBS broadcast in the fall of 2012, the film stars the political humorist Mo Rocca, a correspondent for "CBS Sunday...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Conathan on Shell’s Arctic Drilling Postponement

Washington, D.C. — As Royal Dutch Shell announced today that it would postpone its Arctic oil drilling operations until 2013, the Center for American Progress released the following statement from Michael Conathan, Director of Ocean Policy: Ever-shifting sea ice and technical challenges have proven too much for Shell, bearing out predictions that the Arctic is...

RELEASE: Anti-Islam Zealots Undermine American Values

Read the full column here. Read “Fear, Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America” here. Washington, D.C. – As more details emerge about the background of the anti-Islam video sparking outrage and protests against U.S. embassies in the Middle East, which tragically resulted in the deaths of four American diplomats alongside a number...

ADVISORY: Gov. Rendell to Discuss Stealth Inequities of School Funding

RSVP for this event Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, September 19, the Center for American Progress will host an event to examine how state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable student spending. Opening remarks will be provided by former Gov. Ed Rendell, who tackled these issues when he was governor of Pennsylvania. Professors Bruce...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Katulis on the Death of Ambassador Stevens in Libya

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Center for American Progress released the following statement from CAP Senior Fellow Brian Katulis on the death of Ambassador Stevens in Libya: The attack in Benghazi that killed U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, his colleague Sean Smith, and two other colleagues is a terrible reminder of the risks American...

AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT: CAP Experts on Tomorrow’s Census Income, Poverty, and Health Data

Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow the U.S. Census Bureau will release new data on income, poverty, and health. The following Center for American Progress experts are available to comment: Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress Heather Boushey, Senior Economist, Center for American Progress Melissa Boteach, Director, Poverty and Prosperity Program, Center for American Progress Maura...

ADVISORY: Judith Rodin, Neera Tanden to Discuss Unleashing Private Capital to Address Social Challenges and Achieve Economic Growth

RSVP to attend this event Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, September 13, the Center for American Progress will host a discussion with Judith Rodin, Ph.D., president of the Rockefeller Foundation, and Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden, to discuss how private investment can help to address many of today’s most pressing global challenges. The...

ADVISORY: Income Support for Children with Disabilities: Moving Towards Reforms That Work

RSVP to attend this event Washington, D.C. — On Monday, September 10 the Center for American Progress will host an event to discuss the challenges experienced by the families of children with disabilities. This year the United States celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Supplemental Security Income program, which provides income support to people with...