Past Events

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Building the Bench: Lieutenant Governors and Progressive Power

Following the election of President Donald Trump, governors and lieutenant governors have stepped up to protect our democracy and advance progressive policies that directly affect people’s lives.

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America’s Monopoly Problem

America faces a problem of rising market concentration across the economy. The evidence of competitive harm to America’s economy has been growing and is only getting worse. Corporate profits have risen while investment has decreased. Fewer firms are entering markets. Productivity growth has slowed, and wage growth continues to be weak. Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a conversation on the state of competition in the U.S. economy and its implications in society with Sen. Amy Klobuchar and the Hon. Robert Reich.

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A New Agenda for Financial Services and Accountability

Against the backdrop of stagnant wages for working households but soaring profits for corporations and financial institutions, the new House of Representatives has enormous work to do to unrig an economic and political system where the decks have been stacked against working Americans. Join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for an important address and conversation to explore Chairwoman Maxine Waters' and the House Financial Services Committee's new priorities.

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The Path to Reclaiming Our Democracy

Join the Center for American Progress Action Fund and leading voices from the progressive movement for a play-by-play of the 2018 midterms and a preview of how these new faces can lead our nation forward. The new house has an opportunity to be a strong check on President Donald Trump and have built a class...

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Strengthening American Democracy

Many Americans share the view that the federal government is run by and for wealthy and powerful special interests. This culture of corruption blocks progress on substantive issues that matter in people’s lives such as access to well-paying jobs, affordable health care, and clean air and water.

Latinas in the Resistance

Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a thoughtful discussion examining the power of Latinas in American society. This event is part of an ongoing series that focuses on race and creating power to move a progressive agenda forward.

The United States in Asia: President Trump’s Choices and Challenges

Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund on Thursday, November 2, at 9:00 a.m. for a speech by Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) on U.S. policy in the Asia-Pacific. The speech will be followed by a panel discussion of U.S. policy in the region and what to expect from President Trump’s trip.