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
 18
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: John Podesta
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Neera Tandon
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2018): Neera Tandon
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Neera Tanden
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Center for American Progress
 262
United States average
 71
Global average
 120
2017
Center for American Progress
 260
% Female staff
2019
Center for American Progress
55% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Center for American Progress
 98,831
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Center for American Progress
 88,012
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Center for American Progress
 91,019
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Center for American Progress
 87,531
Followers (2017)
Center for American Progress
 73,300
Subscribers (2019)
Center for American Progress
 6,310
United States average
 12,119
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
Center for American Progress
 5,251
Followers (2019)
Center for American Progress
 3,896
United States average
 13,249
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Center for American Progress
 14,927
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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