Past Events

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States Defending Progress

In the first 40 days of the Trump presidency, progressive policies from civil rights to climate regulation and from immigration reform to financial protections have already come under attack. In response, many state-level leaders have risen to protect progress made in these areas from further regressive actions. Attorneys General Lisa Madigan (D-IL), Karl Racine (D-DC),...

Sen. Ben Cardin on Russia-U.S. Relations

Please join the Center for American Progress for a speech by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on U.S. relations with Russia.

Undermined and Under Siege

Please join CAP Action for a discussion about Russia, its role in the hacking of various U.S. entities, and the 2016 election. The event will feature House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff.

Mayors on the Front Line

With the election of Donald Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress, U.S. mayors are emerging as front-line defenders of progressive policies.

The Real Story Behind the Latino Electorate in 2016

Join the Center for American Progress Action Fund and expert panelists as we discuss the 2016 election and Latino vote participation, taking a closer look at exit polling, outcomes in Florida, Colorado, and Nevada - two instrumental states with significant Latino populations and robust civic engagement operations - and the policies needed to increase turnout in future cycles.

The Battle for Climate Change Accountability

Please join us for a discussion on the legal foundation for seeking accountability from fossil fuel companies for climate change, as well as the importance of state attorney general investigations during the Trump presidency.

Combating High Drug Pricing

Please join Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Center for American Progress Action Fund President and CEO Neera Tanden for a conversation about sky-high prescription drug prices. Drug corporations continue to price their prescription drugs at levels that make them unaffordable to millions of Americans and that drive up the overall rate of the nation’s health...

The Presidential Election and Progressive Ideals

In advance of the first presidential debate, please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund and distinguished progressive leaders for an event that will analyze and contrast the domestic and foreign policies offered by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Senator Elizabeth Warren (MA) will deliver a keynote address framing the major issues facing voters...