Updates

Obama Foundation and Chicago Public Schools Launch Award to Recognize Impactful Leadership in Civic Engagement

December 6, 2018 12:11 PM

CHICAGO—Today, the Obama Foundation and Chicago Public Schools announced a new initiative to celebrate and honor students, schools, educators, and community partners who have made… More

Happy Thanksgiving from President Obama and the Obama Foundation!

November 21, 2018 10:04 AM

From all of us at the Obama Foundation, we wish you all the best as you gather with family and friends to share all that… More

Email from President Obama: “I see myself in these young people”

November 18, 2018 10:23 PM

President Obama sent a message to the Obama Foundation email list about the fifteen communities selected as part of a national competition among MBK Communities… More

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Announces Winners of Community Challenge Competition

November 15, 2018 8:00 AM

Obama Foundation also announces MBK Rising!, a national convening marking the fifth anniversary of My Brother’s Keeper CHICAGO—Today, My… More

MBK Community Online Town Hall with Sybrina Fulton, Michael Smith, and Mayor Sylvester Turner

November 2, 2018 12:01 PM

Michael Smith, executive director of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, sent the message below about another successful online Town Hall held earlier this week with… More

Obama Presidential Center Gains Final Approval from Chicago City Council

October 31, 2018 2:02 PM

City Council Unanimously Approves Use Agreement Chicago IL — Today the Chicago City Council voted 48-0 to approve agreements between the City of… More

Stewarding President Obama’s Legacy in the Digital Age

October 23, 2018 7:12 PM

An American presidency has a remarkably complex historical legacy. Every presidency is both public and personal and holds different meaning for different individuals… More

A New Partnership for the Digital Age with the National Archives and Records Administration

October 23, 2018 6:26 PM

The Barack Obama Foundation is pleased to announce an initial letter of intent that lays out key terms of our collaboration with… More

A Look at RFPs and RFQs for the Obama Presidential Center

October 19, 2018 4:30 PM

In September 2014, the Foundation solicited responses to a request for proposals to host the Obama Presidential Center from the University of Chicago, the… More

Obama Foundation Announces 2018 Summit in Chicago

October 15, 2018 5:45 PM

To ensure you hear the latest on all summit updates, submit your email address below. Read on to learn more about the event. Please… More

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