Five For Friday: A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center

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[image: George W. Bush Presidential Center] Five for Friday A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center March 24, 2017 Explore More BUY ENGAGE TICKETS <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir READ THE CATALYST <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir UPCOMING EVENTS <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Mark your calendars and tune in next Tuesday, March 28 as Mrs. Bush welcomes Mrs. Cherie Blair to the Bush Center for a conversation on the leadership of first ladies, which coincides with the release of the Bush Institute’s latest report A Role Without a Rulebook: The Influence and Leadership of Global First Ladies. The discussion will be broadcast live on our Facebook page starting at 10:00 a.m. CDT.] Watch on March 28 | A conversation on the influence and leadership of first ladies Mark your calendars and tune in next Tuesday, March 28 as Mrs. Bush welcomes Mrs. Cherie Blair to the Bush Center for a conversation on the leadership of first ladies, which coincides with the release of the Bush Institute’s latest report, A Role Without a Rulebook: The Influence and Leadership of Global First Ladies. <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir The discussion will be broadcast live on our Facebook page <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir starting at 10 a.m. CDT. Tune in <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir In Focus WATCH | A Night in Hamilton’s America with Bush Center’s Engage Broadway star Christopher Jackson lit up the Bush Center stageon Saturday evening, discussing the Hamilton phenomenon with Yale historian Joanne Freeman and Hamilton’s America director Alex Horwitz. We were also pleased that Fox News Channel anchor Eric Shawn not only served as moderator for the event, but broadcast live from the Bush Center on Sunday, interviewing Ken Hersh <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir about the work of the Institute and Col. Miguel Howe <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir about our veteran transition work. Watch video [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read | Why Accountability Matters The Bush Institute is doing interviews with educators and policy makers about what school accountability means for all students. The concept is in retreat in some places, but an effective accountability system provides opportunities for students to go further, faster. Anne Wicks , the Bush Institute's Education Reform Initiative director, explains this project and why accountability matters. Learn more[image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read | President and Mrs. Bush Traveling to Africa The Bush Institute announced this week that President and Mrs. Bush will travel to Botswana and Namibia from April 4 – 6, 2017. The trip, President Bush’s seventh to Africa since leaving office, will highlight the work of the our affiliate, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon®, a global partnership fighting women’s cancers, and our First Ladies Initiative, which engages and supports first ladies from around the world to effectively use their unique platforms to improve lives. Follow the trip on the Bush Center’s Facebook <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Twitter <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir and Instagram <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir pages, and at bushcenter.org. <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Learn more[image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read | NORTH AMERICA, 12 YEARS LATER On March 23, 2005, President George W. Bush, President Vicente Fox of Mexico, and Prime Minister Paul Martin of Canada launched the Security and Prosperity Partnership. The SPP was created to help the three nations grow their economies through greater cooperation. Antonio Garza , U.S. Ambassador to Mexico under President Bush, and Dan Fisk , who served on President Bush’s National Security Council, revisit the origins and importance of this initiative. Read article [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: George W. Bush Presidential Center] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir 2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205 T. 214-200-4300 | E. xxx [image: Twitter] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Instagram] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Facebook] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Flickr] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: YouTube] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Email Preferences <forms.bushcenter.org/page.aspx | Privacy Policy <forms.bushcenter.org/page.aspx | Give Today <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir

Five for Friday

A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center

March 24, 2017

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THE CATALYST
 
 
 
Mark your calendars and tune in next Tuesday, March 28 as Mrs. Bush welcomes Mrs. Cherie Blair to the Bush Center for a conversation on the leadership of first ladies, which coincides with the release of the Bush Institute’s latest report A Role Without a Rulebook: The Influence and Leadership of Global First Ladies. The discussion will be broadcast live on our Facebook page starting at 10:00 a.m. CDT.

Watch on March 28 | A conversation on the influence and leadership of first ladies

Mark your calendars and tune in next Tuesday, March 28 as Mrs. Bush welcomes Mrs. Cherie Blair to the Bush Center for a conversation on the leadership of first ladies, which coincides with the release of the Bush Institute’s latest report,  The discussion will be broadcast live on our starting at 10 a.m. CDT.

 

In Focus

WATCH | A Night in Hamilton’s America with Bush Center’s Engage

Broadway star Christopher Jackson lit up the Bush Center stage on Saturday evening, discussing the Hamilton phenomenon with Yale historian Joanne Freeman and Hamilton’s America director Alex Horwitz. We were also pleased that Fox News Channel anchor Eric Shawn not only served as moderator for the event, but broadcast live from the Bush Center on Sunday, interviewing about the work of the Institute and about our veteran transition work.

Read | Why Accountability Matters

The Bush Institute is doing interviews with educators and policy makers about what school accountability means for all students. The concept is in retreat in some places, but an effective accountability system provides opportunities for students to go further, faster. Anne Wicks, the Bush Institute's Education Reform Initiative director, explains this project and why accountability matters.

Read | President and Mrs. Bush Traveling to Africa

The Bush Institute announced this week that President and Mrs. Bush will travel to Botswana and Namibia from April 4 – 6, 2017. The trip, President Bush’s seventh to Africa since leaving office, will highlight the work of the our affiliate, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon®, a global partnership fighting women’s cancers, and our First Ladies Initiative, which engages and supports first ladies from around the world to effectively use their unique platforms to improve lives. Follow the trip on the Bush Center’s

Read | NORTH AMERICA, 12 YEARS LATER

On March 23, 2005, President George W. Bush, President Vicente Fox of Mexico, and Prime Minister Paul Martin of Canada launched the Security and Prosperity Partnership. The SPP was created to help the three nations grow their economies through greater cooperation. Antonio Garza, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico under President Bush, and Dan Fisk, who served on President Bush’s National Security Council, revisit the origins and importance of this initiative.

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