Center for American Progress

For Support Of The Sustainable Security And Peacebuilding Initiative

Overview
The Center for American Progress’s Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative promotes investments in global prosperity and stability to secure long-term U.S. national security. This grant will permit the Initiative to engage in important emerging issues dealing with global poverty reduction over the next few decades. Funding will focus on four primary activities: (1) support the work of John Podesta in his position on the Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda; (2) establish a group of thought leaders from organizations in Washington that are oriented toward aid reform; (3) generate analysis and undertake advocacy on how best to manage U.S. development assistance resources in a time of extreme austerity; and (4) identify opportunities related to development reform and launch special projects as they arise.
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for building U.S. capacity to shape the strategy and narrative on climate cooperation and competition with China  
To support Center for American Progress's work to strengthen U.S. capacity on U.S. China climate partnership. The grant will build bipartisan consensus on a path for America's international climate policy. It strives to reframe the U.S. thinking about the role of U.S.-China relations in the climate policy and target context, focusing on tools that increase the cost of emissions and boost clean alternatives from China. Longer term, Center for American Progress will form a network to inform and convince the US policy makers that the U.S. can shift the emissions trajectory of the world's two largest emitters – U.S. and China - by adopting an accountable framework in international trade, development and diplomacy. (Substrategy: China National Policy)
for the national climate program and the Equitable & Just National Climate Platform  
The Center for American Progress will advance three primary and complementary goals: (a) support the design and implementation of an ambitious federal investments approach to addressing climate; (b) expand the scope of regulatory rulemaking to address climate throughout the administration; and (c) strengthen the climate coalition by continuing to define and advance shared environmental and social justice goals through the Equitable & Just National Climate Platform. (Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)
for a community-informed strategy for modernizing and elevating the teaching profession  
The Center for American Progress is an independent, nonpartisan policy institute dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans through bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action. The center uses research and policy ideas to challenge the media to cover important issues and shape the national discourse. It will employ its extensive communications and outreach to advocate for changes in our education system to positively impact students from historically underserved communities. (Strategy: K-12 Teaching and Learning)

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