It’s not just a building. We are looking at transforming Jackson Park so that it once again becomes a people’s park.

– President Obama, 2017

Announcing the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa Program

Announcing the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa Program

Learn more about our newest program and sign up for the latest news and updates. Read more

May 4, 2018

Our Commitment to our Neighbors

Today, we are unveiling the Obama Foundation Community Commitments — our pledge to make sure the community that gave the Obamas so much benefits directly… More

This community taught me that ordinary people, when working together, can do extraordinary things.

President Obama

Meet the 2018 Fellows

Get to know the very first class of Obama Foundation Fellows, who hail from 11 countries around the world. Read more

To honor the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr’s death, President Obama and Congressman John Lewis participated in a My Brother’s Keeper Alliance roundtable with students from Ron Brown College Preparatory High School in Washington, D.C. President Obama, Congressman Lewis, and the students discussed Dr. King’s legacy and how his mission remains relevant in today’s world.

Our mission is to inspire and empower people to change their world.

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