For Immediate Release: March 18, 2021
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Today, 2:00 p.m. EDT, Chelsea Clinton hosts COVID-19 Vaccines: Ending the Pandemic, Restarting the Economy
This Clinton Global Initiative Action Network on Inclusive Economic Recovery event will spotlight vaccine access and equity while exploring safe, smart solutions to restart the American economy by driving confidence in COVID-19 vaccines
New York, NY – Tune in today to hear Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton, DPhil, MPH in conversation with Bechara Choucair, M.D., Vaccinations Coordinator, White House COVID-19 Response Team and Marcella Nunez-Smith, M.D., M.H.Sc., Chair, COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force, Department of Health and Human Services and Senior Advisor, White House COVID-19 Response Team.
This live event will be streamed via live.clintonfoundation.org/vaccines.
Following their discussion, Chelsea Clinton will moderate a panel of experts including Mayor Robert Garcia, City of Long Beach; Dr. Richard Besser, CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and, Dr. Sachiko Ozawa, associate professor, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy on the importance of vaccines in revitalizing the economy.
This special event is a part of the Clinton Global Initiative Action Network on Inclusive Economic Recovery. The Clinton Foundation and President Clinton announced the launch of the Action Network to advance inclusive economic recovery and help to tell the stories of the important work being done, as well as the significant challenges that we still need to collectively address. It is designed to create actionable results and spotlight the people, ideas, and businesses that are pioneering solutions to create more equitable wealth opportunities in the United States and combat challenges in public health.
About the Clinton Foundation
Building on a lifetime of public service, President Clinton established the Clinton Foundation on the simple belief that everyone deserves a chance to succeed, everyone has a responsibility to act, and we all do better when we work together. For nearly two decades, those values have energized the work of the Foundation in overcoming complex challenges and improving the lives of people across the United States and around the world.
As an operating foundation, we work on issues directly or with strategic partners from the business, government, and nonprofit sectors to create economic opportunity, improve public health, and inspire civic engagement and service. Our programs are designed to make a real difference today while serving as proven models for tomorrow. The goal of every effort is to use available resources to get better results faster – at the lowest possible cost.
We firmly believe that when diverse groups of people bring resources together in the spirit of true cooperation, transformative ideas will emerge to drive life-changing action.