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Five for Friday
A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center
April 28, 2017
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[image: Amanda Schnetzer, Director of the Bush Institute's Global Initiatives, and Lindsay Lloyd, Deputy Director of the Human Freedom Initiative, joined Kris Boyd on KERA's Think program this week to discuss how the U.S. should handle the growing threat of North Korea. ]
Celebrating Four Remarkable Years
April 25 marked four years since the George W. Bush Presidential Center was dedicated. With your support, weâ€™ve accomplished a great deal in these short years â€“ from saving lives around the world with Pink Ribbon Red RibbonÂ®, and partnering with three other presidential centers on a first-of-its kind program to develop a new generation of leaders, to hosting scores of sold-out events with national newsmakers â€“ and we look forward to taking on new work inspired by President and Mrs. Bush in the years to come.
Since opening our doors in 2013, the Bush Center has hosted more than 400 events, presented nine special exhibits, held 12 â€śTeam 43â€ť sports events as part of our veteran transition work, trained and equipped 302 leadership fellows, and welcomed more than 1.2 million visitors. As we mark this special occasion, we'd like to thank you, and all of our supporters, and encourage you to plan a visit soon to see what's new at the Bush Center, including the Portraits of Courage <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir
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THE CATALYST | A CONVERSATION WITH VETERANS LESLIE ZIMMERMAN, BRYCE COLE, AND ROQUE URENA
The Catalyst conducted an electronic roundtable with three warriors President George W. Bush painted for Portraits of Courage , his recent book and accompanying special exhibit at the Bush Center in Dallas. We asked how they identified their post-traumatic stress, sought help, and worked with others through a difficult process. They open up about their transitions, including their very personal experiences.
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Watch | Video Highlights of President and Mrs. Bushâ€™s Trip to Africa
A new video highlights President and Mrs. Bushâ€™s recent trip to Africa, which was focused primarily on two initiatives: the work of Bush Institute affiliate Pink Ribbon Red RibbonÂ® - a global partnership fighting womenâ€™s cancers â€“ and the Bush Instituteâ€™s First Ladies Initiative, which engages and supports first ladies from around the world to effectively use their unique platforms to improve lives.
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Read | Updated State of Our Cities Tracks Education Data Across the Country
State of Our Cities , an interactive tool that provides education data on more than 100 cities across the country and makes comparisons at the state, national, and global levels, launched new features this week. Included are new videos that demonstrate how to best use the data, spotlights on middle school learning and principal leadership, and resources for policymakers to better engage in education decision-making in their communities.
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