I will never forget who this victory truly belongs to. It belongs to you.
– President Obama, 2008
August 8, 2018
The Community Leadership Training Day is a one and a half day, introductory training that is designed for young people — ages 18 to 25 — who want to get involved in their community, but, don’t know where to start. The Training Days will be hosted in Oakland, CA; Dallas, TX; and Oklahoma City, OK. Learn more here.
July 14, 2018
200 young leaders from across Africa came together to exchange ideas and inspire each other. Explore highlights from the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa convening in Johannesburg earlier this month.
June 28, 2018
Twelve emerging social leaders have been selected as the inaugural class of international Obama Foundation Scholars at Columbia University. The scholars will spend a year working with professors and practitioners to find tangible solutions to global problems. Get to know them here.
June 20, 2018
In recognition of World Refugee Day — and to kick off a new Q&A series featuring the inaugural class of Obama Foundation Fellows — we’re interviewing Zarlasht Halaimzai, founder of Refugee Trauma Initiative (RTI). Read the interview here.
June 19, 2018
We hosted our first-ever Chicago Community Conversation to bring together people doing incredible work for communities throughout the City. See more from the day here.
This community taught me that ordinary people, when working together, can do extraordinary things.