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Julia Roberts to Join Michelle Obama in Conversation at Leaders: Asia-Pacific Convening

December 2, 2019 1:30 PM

CHICAGO, IL — Today, the Obama Foundation announced that actress Julia Roberts will join Michelle Obama in a plenary conversation at the Obama Foundation’s inaugural… More

Three Leaders Bringing People Together Through Food

November 26, 2019 1:25 PM

As you gather around the table with loved ones for your Thanksgiving feast, we’d like you to meet three leaders who are making a difference… More

Obama Foundation Announces Inaugural Cohort of 200 Emerging Leaders in Asia Pacific

November 20, 2019 10:59 PM

President Obama and Mrs. Obama to Join Leaders: Asia-Pacific Program Gathering in Kuala Lumpur; Plenary Speakers Include Tim Brown, Pat Dwyer, Tan Sri Dr. Tony… More

New Renderings for Obama Presidential Center Feature Updates to Museum Building and New Children’s Playground

October 28, 2019 9:00 AM

Chicago, IL – In conjunction with the 2019 Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, the Obama Foundation is releasing new renderings and a model of the… More

Obama Foundation Announces Speakers for Upcoming Summit

October 23, 2019 12:02 PM

Summit will bring together leaders from the Foundation’s programming around the world Speakers will include President and Mrs. Obama, filmmaker Ava DuVernay,… More

President and Mrs. Obama to Speak at Foundation Gathering of Rising Leaders in the Asia Pacific

October 14, 2019 11:59 PM

CHICAGO — Today, the Obama Foundation announced that President and Mrs. Obama will speak at the Foundation’s inaugural Leaders: Asia-Pacific gathering in Malaysia in December. More

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

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