Read President Obama’s Message: This Shouldn’t Be Normal

May 30, 2020 5:30 AM

Today, we sent the message below to our email subscribers about President Obama’s response to the tragic killing of George Floyd. If you’d like to… More

Read the full transcript: President Obama’s Graduation Message to the Class of 2020

May 18, 2020 11:21 AM

On Saturday, President Obama shared a special graduation message to as part of Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020. In… More

Storytime with the Obamas

May 14, 2020 4:58 PM

Today, President and Mrs. Obama joined Chicago Public Library’s “Live from the Library” story time sessions, to read “The Word Collector” by Peter Reynolds. Check… More

Share a Message with the Class of 2020!

May 5, 2020 11:05 AM

Right now, high school and college seniors across the country are missing out on an important rite of passage: commencement. But that doesn’t mean we… More

How We’re Responding in This Time of Need

April 20, 2020 5:54 PM

Yesterday, Obama Foundation Chief Executive Officer David Simas sent the message below to our email subscribers about our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’d… More

Ten Years Later, A Look Back at the Affordable Care Act

March 23, 2020 6:00 AM

By Louise Bernard, Director, Museum of the Obama Presidential Center As we see so many people step up during this uncertain… More

A Message from Michelle Obama: “Join me to celebrate International Women’s Day”

March 9, 2020 10:27 AM

In honor of International Women’s Day, Mrs. Obama shared the note below with our email subscribers. To make sure you don’t miss out on updates… More

Celebrating Chicago’s Black History

February 28, 2020 3:25 PM

The Obama Presidential Center will make Jackson Park a part of presidential history. When Frederick Douglass attended the World’s Columbian Exposition… More

Asked and Answered: Five-year-old tells President Obama she can’t wait to visit the Obama Presidential Center

February 26, 2020 11:41 AM

In keeping with President Obama’s longstanding tradition of reading and responding to letters from the American people, we’re excited to share… More

NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago

February 18, 2020 12:31 PM

With NBA All-Star weekend coming back to Chicago, you could be sure President Obama wouldn't miss it. Check out our highlights from the weekend below. Learn More