If you want to lead, listen.

– President Obama, 2019

Face to Face with the Fellows: Tiana Epps-Johnson

January 14, 2019

Face to Face with the Fellows: Tiana Epps-Johnson

Obama Foundation Fellow and Chicago transplant Tiana Epps-Johnson is doing her part to improve voter turnout by helping local governments and election officials get their hands on the most up-to-date tools, and helping voters get the most up-to-date information. Read on to see how she does it +

Meet the Leaders at the Asia-Pacific Program Design Workshop in Hawaiʻi

January 5, 2019

Meet the Leaders at the Asia-Pacific Program Design Workshop in Hawaiʻi

Artists. Innovators. Entrepreneurs. Changemakers. Get to know the 21 emerging leaders who are participating in the Asia-Pacific program design workshop in Hawaiʻi. Meet the leaders +

Designing the Asia-Pacific Leaders Program

January 3, 2019

Designing the Asia-Pacific Leaders Program

Explore how we’re bringing our Asia-Pacific Leaders program to life. Learn more +

Change Your Community in 2019

Change Your Community in 2019

Tell us how you’re committing to making a positive difference in your community in the new year. Add your voice +

Face to Face with the Fellows: Moussa Kondo and Sandor Lederer

December 14, 2018

Face to Face with the Fellows: Moussa Kondo and Sandor Lederer

We sat down for a conversation with Obama Fellows Moussa Kondo and Sandor Lederer to dig into their work and to explore their unique approaches to combating a notoriously pernicious and intractable issue: corruption. Read the full story +

Face to Face with the Fellows: Alex Smith

December 10, 2018

Face to Face with the Fellows: Alex Smith

After Obama Fellow Alex Smith forged an unexpected but powerful friendship with an 84-year-old man in his neighborhood, he took it upon himself to fight the sobering epidemic of loneliness. Read the full story +

Chicago legend and icon, Timuel Black, turned 100 on December 7, 2018. He has been instrumental in making the city of Chicago and our world a better place, and we could not be more grateful.

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