Independent nonpartisan educational institute dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action. Based in Washington, DC.
Primary geographic focus: NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Research/Policy/Organizing
Acronym or short name: CAP
The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan educational institute dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action. As progressives, we believe America is a land of boundless opportunity, where people can better themselves, their children, their families, and their communities through education, hard work, and the freedom to climb the ladder of economic mobility.
CONTENT FROM THIS SOURCEBlog Post Danielle Root, Maggie Jo Buchanan
Center for American Progress (CAP)
December 19, 2019
For parties involved, the stakes of civil proceedings are extraordinarily high. Child custody; orders of protection against a violent stalker; foreclosure of and eviction from a home; and falling prey to predatory debt collectors are all matters handled by civil courts.
CONTENT MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCENews Story
Grab the Rent Receipts, Duck the Scams: Activists Rush to Help People Qualify for Obama Immigration PlanEsme E. Deprez
November 22, 2014
How groups are advising undocumented people how to take advantage of Barack Obama's executive action on immigration reform.
News Story , Video Stephen Fee
PBS News Hour
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