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Michelle Obama Shares a Special Message for the International Day of the Girl

October 11, 2019 8:32 AM

Mrs. Obama shared this message below to celebrate the International Day of the Girl and to announce some special news to mark the one year… More

Announcing the MBK Community of Learning and Practice

October 8, 2019 3:05 PM

Last month, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance launched the MBK Community of Learning and Practice, an online space for local boys and young men of… More

An Interview with Lamereia Jenkins

October 8, 2019 2:59 PM

We sat down with Lamereia Jenkins, a Youth Fellow with My Brother’s Keeper Sacramento, to find out what MBK means to him, what advice he… More

Meet Willie Barney, Founder and President of the African American Empowerment Network

October 5, 2019 6:00 PM

Meet Willie Barney, Founder and President of the African American Empowerment Network in Omaha, Nebraska. In his own words,… More

Mrs. Obama Announces the 2019 Obama Foundation Summit by Sharing the Place that Shaped Her

September 26, 2019 11:19 AM

Mrs. Obama sent out the message below to our email list to announce the 2019 Summit and reveal its theme: places reveal our purpose. Read… More

Obama Foundation Announces 2019 Summit in Chicago

September 26, 2019 11:00 AM

CHICAGO, IL – The Obama Foundation announced today that it will host its third Summit October 28-29 in Chicago. President and Mrs. Obama will attend… More

Watch: President Obama Meets with Environmental Activist Greta Thunberg

September 17, 2019 4:10 PM

Need a little inspiration to get you through the day? We have just the thing for you. Yesterday, President Obama spent an afternoon with sixteen-year-old… More

The Girls Opportunity Alliance’s Back-to-School Challenge

September 5, 2019 6:18 PM

Earlier today, Tiffany Drake, Executive Director of the Girls Opportunity Alliance, sent the message below to our email list in honor of her daughter’s first… More

Enhancing Jackson Park: Take a Look Before and After

September 5, 2019 2:00 PM

The Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park will feature a world-class museum that tells the story of President and Mrs. Obama, vibrant public gathering spaces,… More

Four Chicagoans Making a Difference

August 23, 2019 3:43 PM

Here at the Obama Foundation, we’re guided by President Obama’s belief that when ordinary people get involved, get engaged and come together, things change for… More

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