Updates

Mrs. Obama Announces the 2019 Obama Foundation Summit by Sharing the Place that Shaped Her

September 26, 2019 11:19 AM

Tune in on Tuesday, October 29 at 10am CT and 3:30pm CT for a livestream of the 2019 Obama Foundation Summit, which Mrs. Obama announced… More

Obama Foundation Announces 2019 Summit in Chicago

September 26, 2019 11:00 AM

CHICAGO, IL – The Obama Foundation announced today that it will host its third Summit October 28-29 in Chicago. President and Mrs. Obama will attend… More

Watch: President Obama Meets with Environmental Activist Greta Thunberg

September 17, 2019 4:10 PM

Need a little inspiration to get you through the day? We have just the thing for you. Yesterday, President Obama spent an afternoon with sixteen-year-old… More

The Girls Opportunity Alliance’s Back-to-School Challenge

September 5, 2019 6:18 PM

Earlier today, Tiffany Drake, Executive Director of the Girls Opportunity Alliance, sent the message below to our email list in honor of her daughter’s first… More

Enhancing Jackson Park: Take a Look Before and After

September 5, 2019 2:00 PM

The Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park will feature a world-class museum that tells the story of President and Mrs. Obama, vibrant public gathering spaces,… More

Four Chicagoans Making a Difference

August 23, 2019 3:43 PM

Here at the Obama Foundation, we’re guided by President Obama’s belief that when ordinary people get involved, get engaged and come together, things change for… More

Obama Foundation Announces Wally Adeyemo as President

August 1, 2019 10:00 AM

CHICAGO — Today, the Obama Foundation announced that former Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council Adewale… More

President Obama Surprises Obama Youth Jobs Corps Students

July 18, 2019 12:27 PM

Earlier this week, President Obama surprised a group of thirteen students participating in the Obama Youth Jobs Corps in Chicago, a program that provides… More

Obama Foundation Opens Convening of Rising African Leaders in Johannesburg

July 11, 2019 3:30 AM

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — The Obama Foundation has launched its second Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program, bringing together nearly 200 emerging civic leaders from 45… More

Obama Foundation Releases Business Diversity Statement

June 28, 2019 11:00 AM

The Obama Foundation is committed to maintaining an organizational environment in which diversity, equity, and inclusion are valued and respected in all aspects of our… More

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