April 14, 2021
Apr 14

TUNE IN TODAY at 11:30 a.m. ET: President Bill Clinton hosts “The Future of Work,” featuring a conversation with Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm, U.S. Department of Energy

New York, NY
Press Release

For Immediate Release: April 14, 2021

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TUNE IN TODAY at 11:30 a.m. ET: President Bill Clinton hosts “The Future of Work,” featuring a conversation with Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm, U.S. Department of Energy

This Clinton Global Initiative Action Network on Inclusive Economic Recovery is convening national leaders including Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm, Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, and Beth Ford, president and CEO, Land O’Lakes to take action to support the U.S. workforce April 14-15

New York, NY – Tune in today to watch President Bill Clinton and Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm, U.S. Department of Energy discuss how we can collectively build a future that provides an equitable and inclusive economy for all following the COVID-19 pandemic.

This pre-recorded event will be streamed via https://theclintonfoundation.org/future-of-work/

Following this plenary, CGI will convene sessions on specific workforce topics to identify opportunities for action. In addition, President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will announce new Commitments to Action from CGI members supporting the U.S. workforce. The full program is below:

  •   Creating Inclusive Workforce Opportunities in the Clean Energy Economy 

In this session, panelists from across the country will discuss their work to expand pathways to good-paying jobs in the clean energy economy, from renewable energy to building retrofits and energy efficiency projects, as we work to implement an expansive and accessible agenda for millions of people to contribute to climate solutions.

Wednesday, April 14, 12:30 – 1:30 P.M. ET

To join this event, please contact [email protected]

  • Pandemic Entrepreneurs: Necessity Jobs for COVID and Beyond

In this session, panelists will discuss the impetus and future opportunities for people turning to self-employment and what technical assistance and mentorship support exists to ensure these “pandemic entrepreneurs” can thrive now and after the pandemic.

Wednesday, April 14, 2:00 – 3:00 P.M. ET

To join this event, please contact [email protected]

  • Supporting Federally Qualified Health Centers to Build Community Health and Wealth

In this session, panelists will discuss the intersections of community development and community health, the projected evolution of the healthcare workforce, and strategies to galvanize cross-sectoral support for FQHCs and their staff both now and in the future.

Thursday, April 15, 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. ET

To join this event, please contact [email protected]

  •  Women in the Workforce: Increasing Participation and Breaking Barriers

In this session, panelists will discuss ongoing efforts to increase equity in the workforce, issues that have been brought to light during the pandemic, and opportunities for creating a stable, resilient, and representative women’s workforce.

Thursday, April 15, 2:30 – 3:30 P.M. ET

To join this event, please contact [email protected]

​​​​​​Tomorrow, Thursday, April 15th, President Clinton will host a closing plenary – Investing in Rural Communities – featuring Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, delegate to the United States House of Representatives, U.S. Virgin Islands; and Beth Ford, president and CEO, Land O’Lakes.

This virtual meeting is convened in partnership with Salesforce. President Clinton and the Clinton Foundation launched 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.

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