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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.


‘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.

Forum on Safeguarding our Democracy

Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a conversation with House Committee Chairs Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), followed by a panel discussion with four distinguished members of Congress—Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-PA), Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA), and Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD)—on how we can all protect our democracy.

States and Cities Must Lead on Voting

It is more important than ever that governors and mayors join forces to facilitate voter registration and participation, recruit and retain poll workers, and promote voter education.

Making 2021 the Start of a Better Way Forward

The events of 2020 have highlighted challenges specific to the coronavirus pandemic. These challenges have also further underscored long-standing structural and systemic inequities and racism as well as the need for police reforms and accountability. Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund as we, along with progressive leaders, lay out ways to meet these great challenges and rebuild in such a way that is rooted firmly in bold progressive policy and will leave no American behind.

The Effects of COVID-19 on Our Democracy

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #MoveForward Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund as we discuss how COVID-19 has affected our democratic process—and how, using tools such as vote by mail, we can make sure that all Americans’ voices can be heard in November and in years to come. This...

COVID-19 and the Economy: Recession, Repairing, and Rebuilding

Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund and leading economic experts as we discuss how COVID-19 has affected our economy—from small business to unemployment to child care—and how we can revive and rebuild the economy in a way that brings inclusive prosperity to all Americans.