Get to know the leaders who joined President Obama for a conversation in Amsterdam

September 29, 2018 1:06 PM

President Obama met with four young leaders during the Kirchentag in Berlin in the spring of 2017 for a conversation on civic engagement, and today,… More

An update from MBKA: “Steph Curry’s custom kicks, program spotlight, and more”

September 28, 2018 10:49 AM

Earlier today, the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance sent the e-newsletter below to those interested in its work. If you’d like to receive updates like these… More

Goalkeepers Youth Action Accelerator: Ramping up Development

September 26, 2018 6:22 PM

Today, the Obama Foundation is excited to announce our participation in a new opportunity for young leaders, led by CIVICUS and the Bill… More

Obama Foundation Files Form 990 for 2017 Tax Year

September 25, 2018 11:00 AM

Chicago, IL — Today, the Obama Foundation announced that it has filed its Form 990 for the 2017 tax year. A copy of the 990… More

MBK Denver Community Spotlight

September 21, 2018 1:01 PM

MBK Denver Captures the Reality of Boys and Young Men of Color Through Neighborhood Mapping In Denver, the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative continues to inspire… More

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Inaugural Town Hall Featuring Common

September 21, 2018 1:01 PM

After an incredibly powerful and thought-provoking Town Hall conversation with Common, , MBKA advisory council chair, Broderick Johnson, and executive director of MBK Alliance, Michael Smith,… More

A New Agreement for the Obama Presidential Center

September 20, 2018 7:03 PM

Today, the City of Chicago’s Department of Planning and Development introduced an ordinance to City Council concerning the Obama Presidential Center. That ordinance… More

A South Side Education

September 12, 2018 3:22 PM

Thirty seven people from around the world were selected by the Obama Foundation to study in the US. Their first lesson begins on the South Side of Chicago. In this first of a two-part series, we follow the Obama Scholars as they learn about the history of the South Side. More

A Storybook Beginning: Face to Face with Obama Fellow Melissa Malzkuhn

September 7, 2018 5:35 PM

Melissa Malzkuhn grew up in a third-generation-signing deaf family. However, not all deaf children have early sign language acquisition and an immersive literacy experience. Through her digital media space, Motion Light Lab, she’s reinventing the storybook and building immersive apps for deaf children to change that. More

Uncommon Empathy: Face to Face with Obama Fellow Keith Wattley

September 4, 2018 11:13 AM

An unthinkable loss changed Keith Wattley’s family forever and the resulting trauma ensnared his sister in the criminal justice system. He now works to give others the counseling and support she never received. He just might change the way we understand violent crime in the process. More