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
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: John Podesta
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Neera Tanden (President and CEO)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Neera Tanden (President and CEO)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Neera Tandon
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Center for American Progress
 262
United States average
 67
Global average
 122
2017
Center for American Progress
 260
% Female staff
2019
Center for American Progress
 55%
United States average
 46%
Global average
 43%

Social

Likes (2022)
Center for American Progress
 95,284
United States average
 89,086
Global average
 32,656
Likes (2021)
Center for American Progress
 99,012
Likes (2019)
Center for American Progress
 98,831
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Center for American Progress
 103,367
United States average
 49,136
Global average
 19,233
Followers (2021)
Center for American Progress
 101,190
Followers (2019)
Center for American Progress
 91,019
Subscribers (2022)
Center for American Progress
 0
United States average
 16,608
Global average
 5,613
Subscribers (2021)
Center for American Progress
 0
Subscribers (2019)
Center for American Progress
 6,310
Followers (2022)
Center for American Progress
 14,364
United States average
 20,356
Global average
 14,689
Followers (2021)
Center for American Progress
 7,128
Followers (2019)
Center for American Progress
 3,896
Followers (2022)
Center for American Progress
 30,128
United States average
 28,767
Global average
 16,368
Followers (2019)
Center for American Progress
 14,927

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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