Past Events

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On the Brink with Iran and North Korea

Please join CAP for a discussion of U.S. policy on Iran, North Korea, and the intersection between the two. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) will deliver remarks regarding the upcoming Trump Administration decision on Iran and its implications for American national security on two fronts. His remarks will be followed by a moderated panel discussion with former senior U.S. officials with deep experience navigating both the Iran and North Korea challenges. The event will also mark the release of a new Center for American Progress policy brief examining options for strengthening U.S. policy on Iran.

The Health Care Fight: Ensuring Access to Prescription Drugs

Please join Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) and the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a discussion on the challenges of addressing the concerns of the American public on rising drug costs and pharmaceutical policy reform, as well as the latest developments on Congress’s efforts to repeal the ACA.

School Vouchers and Segregation

No matter how well-intentioned, voucher programs continue to leave behind our most vulnerable students and the public schools they attend.

How Trump and Congressional GOP Budgets Leave Behind the Forgotten Men and Women

In his inaugural speech, President Donald Trump promised to lift up the “forgotten man and woman” who have been left behind—the same platform that propelled him to victory in 2016. But his proposed budget released in May reveals that his priorities lie with corporations and the 1 percent—at the expense of nearly everyone else. President Trump’s budget...

The Pulse Nightclub Shooting One Year Later

Please join the Pride Fund to End Gun Violence and the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a discussion of the political and advocacy landscape in the year after the Pulse shooting. We will discuss the intersections of LGBTQ and gun violence prevention advocacy over the last year, the recent rise of hate violence in the United States, the impact on affected communities, and how weak gun laws contribute to lethal hate-motivated violence.

Responding to Russia’s Attack on Democracy

Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund and Senator Jeanne Shaheen for this important and timely discussion on Russia's interference in our election and the elections of our European allies.

Trump’s Broken Promises to Working Americans

Join the Center for American Progress Action Fund, Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY), and distinguished speakers as we discuss how President Trump's inaction and policy choices harm America’s working class.