Global Girls Alliance

The Global Girls Alliance continues the work of First Lady Michelle Obama to empower adolescent girls around the world through education. Learn how you can directly support the grassroots leaders working to educate adolescent girls today.

Community Leadership Training Day

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. Read More +

Leaders: Africa

Leaders: Africa is a year-long initiative to inspire, empower, and connect 200 emerging leaders from across Africa to take on the biggest challenges in their communities, countries, and continent. Explore +

Community Leadership Corps

The Obama Foundation Community Leadership Corps builds upon our pilot training programs to bring together rising leaders to identify and address community issues. Learn More+


We developed the Obama Foundation Scholars Program to give rising young leaders around the world who are already making a difference in their communities the opportunity to take their work to the next level through a newly designed curriculum that brings together academic, skills-based, and hands-on learning. Read more +

My Brother's Keeper Alliance

To ensure all young people can reach their full potential, the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance focuses on mobilizing mentors, reducing youth violence, and improving life outcomes for boys and young men of color. Read more +


The Obama Foundation Fellowship supports outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation. Read more +


We brought civic leaders from around Chicago, the U.S., and the world to come together to exchange ideas, explore creative solutions to common problems, and experience civic art, technology, and music. Read more +

Training Days

We're kicking off Obama Foundation Training Days to energize young people – particularly those who are not yet engaged in civic life – and serve as the beginning of their journey to make a difference. Read more +