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CGI Community in the News – June 14, 2024

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Secretary Clinton calls for climate action in Hollywood

In the L.A. Times’ climate newsletter, Boiling Point, Secretary Clinton emphasizes the importance of climate storytelling in television and movies. The Clinton Foundation’s early childhood initiative, Too Small to Fail, recently launched a science-based guide for Hollywood screenwriters and storytellers looking to include climate themes in their films and shows. Read more.  

On World Environment Day, former Secretary Clinton urged Hollywood to prioritize content about climate change, particularly how it affects children around the world.  While speaking at the Environmental Media Association’s 2024 Impact Summit in Los Angeles, Secretary Clinton called for continued efforts to bring climate storytelling front and center. Read more.

Philanthropy News Digest covers the inaugural cohort of CGI Fellows

25 emerging leaders and entrepreneurs have begun to participate in the new CGI Fellowship, which will provide them with resources and guidance as they each develop their own Commitments to Action. Read more.

Global Health Corps announces 2024-2025 cohort of U.S. Leadership Accelerator

This week, Global Health Corps recognized 30 rising public health leaders who are working at the forefront of issue areas like reproductive health, climate justice, and community health. The new program follows Global Health Corps’ commitment at CGI 2022 to launch a new fellowship program that identifies and trains American emerging leaders. Read more on LinkedIn and Instagram

Newsweek: Dr. Chelsea Clinton and UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima call for action on pandemic cooperation treaty

In Newsweek, Dr. Chelsea Clinton, vice-chair of the Clinton Foundation, and Winnie Byanyima, executive director of UNAIDS call for the international community to redouble efforts on a global pandemic treaty would improve global coordination and cooperation during health crises. Read the full piece in Newsweek.

CGI Reproductive Justice Action Network Champion Christy Turlington talks maternal health 

Turlington sat down with CNN’s Abby Phillip at the Tribeca Film Festival to discuss maternal health. And in a conversation with Fashion Week Daily, Turlington reflects on nearly 15 years of her organization Every Mother Counts, which works to improve access to quality, respectful, and equitable maternity care around the world.

will.i.am and Giana-Jochael Amissah at CGI 

In the latest iteration of our “Quick Question” video series, will.i.am, founder of the i.am. Angel foundation, and student Giana-Jochael Amissah reflect on the power of mentorship.

In 2023, the i.am Angel Foundation committed to expanding its STEAM and Robotics program nationally to 150 schools across underserved schools and communities over two years.  Watch here.