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Obama Foundation and Urban Alliance Launch Obama Youth Jobs Corps

March 22, 2018 3:51 PM

New program will provide workforce readiness training to 10th and 11th grade students on Chicago’s South Side, preparing them for future employment and lifelong economic… More

President Obama’s Visit to New Zealand

March 22, 2018 11:27 AM

By Bernadette Meehan, International Programs On Friday, March 23rd, President Obama met with a group of 20 Maori women from the Wahine Toa (Women Leaders)… More

President Obama’s Visit with Emerging Leaders in Singapore

March 17, 2018 10:18 AM

On March 19th, President Obama will head to Singapore to meet with emerging leaders from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries... Read more on Medium

President Obama’s Visit to Singapore

March 17, 2018 10:15 AM

On Monday, March 19, President Obama met with a small group of emerging leaders from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries* to hear about… More

President Obama’s 2018 NCAA Basketball Championship Brackets

March 14, 2018 4:03 PM

As we gear up for March Madness, the Obama Foundation is celebrating the role of sports in bringing communities together. As friends, families,… More

Mrs. Obama Shares a Message on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2018 6:02 PM

In honor of International Women’s Day, Mrs. Obama sent the message below to the Foundation’s full email list. To receive updates on the Foundation’s work… More

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance’s Newark Pathways to Success: Boys and Young Men of Color Opportunity Summit Breaks Records in Registration, Participation, and Community and Corporate Engagement

March 8, 2018 10:11 AM

More than 1,400 youth had the opportunity to interact with more than 100 employers and community organizations, get on-the-spot job offers and connection to mentors. More

Highlights from the Obama Foundation Public Meeting

March 1, 2018 7:54 PM

Earlier this evening, Michael Strautmanis, chief engagement officer at the Obama Foundation, sent the message below to the Foundation’s full email… More

The Obama Scholars Program

February 28, 2018 2:14 PM

Our International Team has traveled to Germany, Indonesia, Colombia, Brazil, South Africa, Nigeria, China, and India to meet with hundreds of young leaders looking to create change in their communities. Read more on Medium

Obama Foundation and University of Chicago Announce Obama Foundation Scholars Program for Emerging Leaders from Around the World

February 28, 2018 2:13 PM

Master of Arts degree program at Harris School of Public Policy and Obama Foundation-led activities will give leaders the tools and training to make a… More

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