Think tank

Center for American Progress

CAP

Washington, D.C., United States

The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan educational institute dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action. Its work addresses 21st-century challenges such as energy, national security, economic growth and opportunity, immigration, education, and health care. The Center for American Progress develops new policy ideas, critiques the policy that stems from conservative values, challenges the media to cover the issues that truly matter, and shapes the national debate. The Center for American Progress believes 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. Its members believe that an open and effective government can champion the common good over narrow self-interest, harness the strength of diversities, and secure the rights and safety of its people. The Center for American Progress shapes the national debate, by sharing its point of view with everyone who can put our ideas into practice and effect positive change.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.americanprogress.org/

Address:
1333 H Street NW, 10th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005, USA

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2003
Age (years)
Center for American Progress
 19
United States average
 40
Global average
 33
Founded by
Founders: John Podesta
Founder gender: Male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2017): Neera Tanden
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2017
Center for American Progress
 260
United States average
 53
Global average
 161

Social

Likes (2017)
Center for American Progress
 88,012
United States average
 63,164
Global average
 35,768
Twitter
Followers (2017)
Center for American Progress
 73,300
United States average
 28,263
Global average
 17,589
Subscribers (2017)
Center for American Progress
 5,251
United States average
 6,481
Global average
 2,799

Data notes

Last updated: 22/06/2017
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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