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Securing Our Democracy: How Mayors Are Working To Protect the Right To Vote

Please join CAP Action for a conversation with mayors on how to protect the freedom to vote and the integrity of U.S. elections. The conversation will focus on how mayors are pushing back on attacks on democracy and working to ensure equal access to the ballot—and the importance of baseline national standards.

Securing Our Democracy: A Conversation With Sen. Jon Tester

Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a conversation between Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) and CAP Action CEO Patrick Gaspard. The speakers will focus on how the freedom to vote and the integrity of our elections are being attacked both nationally and in Montana and discuss what the Senate can do to protect voting access and free elections for every American.

Securing Our Democracy Series: A Conversation with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY)

Democracy, and all that it entails, has been a cornerstone of what it means to be an American for centuries. Since the earliest days of this country, people have fought to ensure that this ideal is accessible to everyone who lives here, not just the privileged few. In recent years we have seen renewed attacks...

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Securing Our Democracy Event Series

In recent years we have seen renewed attacks on voting rights and unprecedented new efforts to sabotage elections. Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund (CAP Action) for a series of events highlighting what is at stake with our democracy and the need for immediate congressional action.

Stateside Chat: Election Sabotage in the States and What Congress Can Do To Stop It

Please join CAP Action for a discussion on the extreme, unprecedented, and undemocratic election sabotage laws enacted in several states. The panel includes state legislators and county election officials from Georgia, Michigan, and Texas, who will highlight the dangerous new state provisions and the need for Congress to pass the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.

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Countering White Supremacist Activities and Infiltration in Law Enforcement, Military, and Veteran Communities

White supremacist violence is a long-standing scourge on American society, security, and democracy that has tragically escalated in recent years. In 2020 alone, there was an alarming spike in racially motivated hate crimes, particularly targeting Black and Asian American communities, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security concluded that white supremacist extremists present a “...

Democracy at Work: How States Are on the Front Line of Protecting the Right to Vote

Please join CAP Action and State Innovation Exchange Action for a discussion on what is it like to be on the front lines of attacks against voting rights and what state leaders are doing to combat them. CAP Action Founder John Podesta will moderate a discussion with Stacey Abrams, to be followed by a panel of state legislators moderated by voting rights reporter Ari Berman.

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‘The Tent’ Live! Episode With Scott Keyes of Scott’s Cheap Flights

Join CAP Action for a live "The Tent" podcast event with travel expert Scott Keyes, creator of the flight aggregator Scott’s Cheap Flights and author of the new book Take More Vacations: How to Search Better, Book Cheaper, and Travel the World.

Ensuring the Safety of Michigan’s Elections

With the November election less than six weeks away, state and local leaders in Michigan are taking decisive action to ensure that every person can vote safely during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.