Updates

The Barack Obama Foundation Announces New Additions to the Board of Directors

July 30, 2015 3:24 PM

Chicago, IL – Today, the Barack Obama Foundation announced that John Doerr, Thelma Golden and Julianna Smoot will join the Foundation’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. More

For U.S. Economy, Education and Opportunity Gaps are Costly

July 15, 2015 7:08 PM

By Joe Echevarria When we launched My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance) in May, we made it clear that closing opportunity gaps for… More

Reflections on Race, the American Dream and the Aspen Ideas Festival

July 13, 2015 4:07 AM

By Marisa Renee Lee Every year, leaders in business, politics, art, science, and the humanities gather in Aspen, Colorado to engage in… More

Changing The Narrative

July 6, 2015 12:30 AM

By Max Skolnik Where were you yesterday? We missed you. I was at a funeral. My friend was shot. He said it so nonchalantly, like… More

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Celebrates the Fathers in Our Lives

June 19, 2015 1:34 PM

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance board chair, Joe Echevarria, reflects on the meaning of fatherhood. This Sunday is Father’s Day, a great reminder for each of us… More

Watch Highlights from the Launch of My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

June 17, 2015 4:50 PM

On May 4, 2015, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, a new independent nonprofit, launched at an event at Lehman College in the Bronx, NY. President Obama… More

On Mass Incarceration, We Have Reached a Tipping Point

June 3, 2015 2:51 PM

Watch video highlights from the related event: Unlocking Communities: Ending Mass Incarceration in America. The Aspen Forum… More

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Applauds Camden Initiative to Address Critical Issues Facing Boys and Young Men of Color

May 19, 2015 3:42 PM

CAMDEN — The City of Camden, New Jersey today announced that it has accepted the My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge (“MBK Community Challenge”) as part of… More

Obama Foundation Files Form 990 for 2014 Tax Year

May 18, 2015 11:32 AM

Chicago, IL – Today, the Barack Obama Foundation announced that it has filed its Form 990 for the 2014 tax year. A copy of the 990 and… More

The Barack Obama Foundation Selects Chicago as Home for Future Barack Obama Presidential Center

May 12, 2015 10:20 AM

Chicago, IL – The Barack Obama Foundation announced today that the future Barack Obama Presidential Center – which will include the library, museum, as well as… More

Top