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For Mother’s Day, Michelle Obama announces a special honor for her mom Marian Robinson

May 6, 2022 9:30 AM

This morning, former First Lady Michelle Obama shared the note below with our email subscribers announcing that the “Opening the White House” exhibit in the… More

Obama Foundation Names Ammar Rizki as Chief Financial Officer

May 2, 2022 10:00 AM

CHICAGO — Today the Obama Foundation announced that Ammar Rizki, an experienced government and corporate financial executive, will join the Foundation’s team as Executive Vice… More

President Obama Participates in Obama Foundation Career Development Series with High School Students on Chicago’s South Side

April 7, 2022 3:05 PM

The Obama Foundation’s “Futures Series” at Hyde Park Academy High School aims to expose youth to multiple career pathways CHICAGO – Today, President… More

Twelve Years Later, ObamaCare continues to thrive

March 23, 2022 10:00 AM

12 years ago today, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. Standing next to President Obama just… More

How You Can Help the People of Ukraine

March 3, 2022 4:15 PM

The impact of Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has been devastating. And while the situation continues to escalate, so does the need for help—from… More

Obama Foundation Announces First Piece in Series of Commissioned Art for Obama Presidential Center

February 28, 2022 7:00 AM

‘Book Bird’ Sculpture by Chicago Artist Richard Hunt to be placed in the Reading Garden of the Chicago Public Library Branch at the… More

Preserving Black History: The HistoryMakers

February 17, 2022 11:15 AM

It all started with an interview with Tuskegee Airman Colonel William R. Thompson. Seated in the cockpit of his P-51, Benjamin O. Davis… More

A message from Michelle Obama: Honoring Hadiya Pendleton at the Obama Presidential Center

January 29, 2022 5:00 AM

For my husband’s second inauguration, 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton came down to Washington and performed in the festivities with her majorette squad. A week later, this… More

Obama Foundation Names Adren Wilson as New Executive Director of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

January 27, 2022 11:00 AM

The Obama Foundation is pleased to announce Adren Wilson as the new Executive Director of My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBKA). Wilson, an experienced leader committed… More

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