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 April 14, 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: “Saving nearly 12 million lives is proof that PEPFAR works, and I urge our government to fully fund it. We are on the verge of an AIDS-free generation, but the people of Africa still need our help. The American people deserve credit for this tremendous success and should keep going until the job is done.”] President Bush Writes on the Success of Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon and the Importance of Funding PEPFAR In a recent column in The Washington Post , President Bush writes about the life-saving success of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and what he's seen on the ground in Africa: “ Saving nearly 12 million lives is proof that PEPFAR works, and I urge our government to fully fund it. We are on the verge of an AIDS-free generation, but the people of Africa still need our help. The American people deserve credit for this tremendous success and should keep going until the job is done. ” Read more <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir In Focus Read | The Economic Impact of Highly-Skilled Immigrants What is undisputed is the contribution that highly-skilled immigrants make to America's economic productivity. Drawing from data in the latest version of the Bush Institute's Immigration Handbook, Laura Collins , the deputy director of the Bush Institute's Economic Growth Initiative, details the many contributions of highly skilled immigrants. Read more [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read | President and Mrs. Bush Visit Botswana and Namibia President and Mrs. Bush traveled last week to Gaborone, Botswana and Windhoek, Namibia to demonstrate their continued commitment to the people of Africa through the work of the Bush Institute's global leadership programs. The trip highlighted the work of the Bush Institute's affiliate, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon ®, a global partnership fighting women's cancers, and the Bush Institute's First Ladies Initiative, which engages and supports first ladies from around the world. See trip recap [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Watch | PLS Class Visits Clinton Center Last week, the 2017 class of Presidential Leadership Scholars gathered at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Ark. for their third session. The scholars heard from President Clinton and key administration officials as they continued their study of leadership with a focus on vision and communication. Learn more [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Exclusive Livestream | Engage Event with Bill Browder Next week, the Bush Center will host Bill Browder, author of Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice , for a sold-out Engage event. Red Notice is Browder's real-life thriller about his harrowing experiences in Russia, the murder of his principled young attorney, and his dangerous mission to expose the people responsible in the Kremlin. Join us for the live stream on Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. CDT at www.bushcenter.org/browder. <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Tune In [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

April 14, 2017

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“Saving nearly 12 million lives is proof that PEPFAR works, and I urge our government to fully fund it. We are on the verge of an AIDS-free generation, but the people of Africa still need our help. The American people deserve credit for this tremendous success and should keep going until the job is done.”

President Bush Writes on the Success of Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon and the Importance of Funding PEPFAR

In a recent column in The Washington Post, President Bush writes about the life-saving success of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and what he's seen on the ground in Africa:

Saving nearly 12 million lives is proof that PEPFAR works, and I urge our government to fully fund it. We are on the verge of an AIDS-free generation, but the people of Africa still need our help. The American people deserve credit for this tremendous success and should keep going until the job is done.

 

In Focus

Read | The Economic Impact of Highly-Skilled Immigrants

What is undisputed is the contribution that highly-skilled immigrants make to America's economic productivity. Drawing from data in the latest version of the Bush Institute's Immigration Handbook, Laura Collins, the deputy director of the Bush Institute's Economic Growth Initiative, details the many contributions of highly skilled immigrants.

Read | President and Mrs. Bush Visit Botswana and Namibia

President and Mrs. Bush traveled last week to Gaborone, Botswana and Windhoek, Namibia to demonstrate their continued commitment to the people of Africa through the work of the Bush Institute's global leadership programs. The trip highlighted the work of the Bush Institute's affiliate, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon ®, a global partnership fighting women's cancers, and the Bush Institute's First Ladies Initiative, which engages and supports first ladies from around the world.

Watch | PLS Class Visits Clinton Center

Last week, the 2017 class of Presidential Leadership Scholars gathered at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Ark. for their third session. The scholars heard from President Clinton and key administration officials as they continued their study of leadership with a focus on vision and communication.

Exclusive Livestream | Engage Event with Bill Browder

Next week, the Bush Center will host Bill Browder, author of Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice, for a sold-out Engage event. Red Notice is Browder's real-life thriller about his harrowing experiences in Russia, the murder of his principled young attorney, and his dangerous mission to expose the people responsible in the Kremlin. Join us for the live stream on Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. CDT at

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