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Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn at The Progressive Forum January 16

Popular New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and his spouse, Sheryl WuDunn, will discuss their new book, Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope. They are the only married couple to share a Pulitzer Prize.

Karen Armstrong Returns to The Progressive Forum November 11

Photo credit: Michael Lionstar

One of the most admired writers on the topic of faith, Karen Armstrong returns to The Progressive Forum to discuss her new book, The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts.

John Paul Stevens, 1920-2019: Stories From His Houston Appearance


supreme-court-justice-john-paul-stevensby Randall Morton, President, Founder, The Progressive Forum

Jared Diamond at The Progressive Forum May 12

One of the deepest thinkers of our time, Pulitzer Prize winner Jared Diamond returns to The Progressive Forum on Sunday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Emanu El. Diamond will discuss his upcoming book, Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis.

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Leading Climate Scientist, at The Progressive Forum April 19

Program: Mitigate and Adapt--Or Suffer: Planning for Climate Resilience in Houston’s Post-Harvey World

Press Release: Anthony Romero at The Progressive Forum November 6, 2017


For release: September 14, 2017

Anthony Romero, Executive Director of ACLU at The Progressive Forum November 6

The Progressive Forum Reopens After Hiatus of Three-and-a-half Years

Anthony Romero

Letter from Randall Morton: Relaunching!

Greetings All,
I’m excited to be working on our next event! After a three-and-a-half year hiatus, we are relaunching The Progressive Forum. In this dangerous time of a Trump Presidency, I believe we need it more than ever. But more deeply, personally, I’ve missed the engagement, the sharing of real values, and the fire of tribal gatherings.

Letter from Randall Morton: Our closing event

Greetings All,
After nine years of sharing the warm light of a tribal campfire with you, a gathering of kindred spirits with the great minds, we are ending our theatrical events and continuing the mission online. I will miss you.