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Update on the Obama Presidential Center

June 11, 2019 5:21 PM

Today, the lawsuit against the City of Chicago related to the Obama Presidential Center was dismissed. Below is a statement from Obama Foundation CEO David… More

President Obama Meets in Ottawa with International Young Leaders Participating in the Open Government Partnership Global Summit

May 31, 2019 6:27 PM

OTTAWA, CANADA — Today in Ottawa, President Obama met with nine emerging leaders from around the world to learn about how they are approaching important… More

President Obama Talks Accountability, Leadership, and Change with Global Leaders in Ottawa

May 31, 2019 5:31 PM

It’s been a busy week for us at the Foundation! On Tuesday, we hosted a roundtable conversation in Bogotá with President Obama… More

President Obama Hosts Roundtable With Young Leaders In Colombia

May 30, 2019 11:47 AM

BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA—Yesterday, the Obama Foundation hosted a roundtable with President Obama and 11 emerging leaders from across Colombia. Building on the Foundation’s nonpartisan mission to… More

Meet the 11 Emerging Leaders who Joined President Obama for a Conversation in Bogotá

May 30, 2019 11:45 AM

“Thanks to the strength and spirit of the Colombian people, today’s Colombia is moving toward a future of optimism and hope.” —President Obama, 2016 From… More

Two years later, catch up with the leaders President Obama met in Brazil

May 30, 2019 10:00 AM

When President Obama sat down with eleven emerging leaders from across Brazil for a conversation about their work in the fall of… More

Obama Foundation and Chicago Public Schools Announce Winners of the First-Ever Civic Engagement Awards

May 29, 2019 9:00 AM

CHICAGO—The Obama Foundation and Chicago Public Schools today announced the winners of the first-ever civic action recognition awards, which recognize students, educators, schools, and partners… More

Documenting the Obama Presidency through Oral History

May 16, 2019 10:18 AM

For decades, historians, journalists, filmmakers, and scholars have produced oral history archives to document our shared past. Major archives have invested in collecting the… More

The Obama Foundation and Columbia University Announce the Obama Presidency Oral History Project

May 16, 2019 7:00 AM

Hundreds will participate in a comprehensive record of the decisions, actions, and effects of the Obama presidency; partners University of Chicago and University… More

Celebrating Moms Around the World

May 12, 2019 4:14 PM

This Mother’s Day, we sent the message below to our full email list lifting up the incredible moms in our programs who are making their… More

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