Updates

Don’t Count Yourself Out! 5 Questions Answered about Eligibility for the MBK Community Challenge Competition

May 8, 2018 3:46 PM

The MBK Challenge Competition deadline is fast approaching with only three weeks to go! Perhaps you’re interested in applying, but you’re… More

Fact Sheet: Obama Foundation Announces Updates to Zoning and Lakefront Protection Ordinance Applications

May 7, 2018 1:31 PM

In response to months of community feedback and input, the Foundation is announcing several minor changes to its zoning and lakefront protection ordinance… More

Our Commitment to our Neighbors

May 4, 2018 12:00 PM

Today, we are unveiling the Obama Foundation Community Commitments — our pledge to make sure the community that gave the Obamas so much benefits directly… More

Mayor Emanuel and Obama Foundation Announce New South Side Chicago Public Library Branch at Obama Presidential Center

May 1, 2018 5:01 PM

New CPL Branch Will Bring Additional Programs and Resources to Chicago’s South Side Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Obama… More

Obama Foundation Opens Applications for Community Leadership Corps for Young Leaders to Tackle Local Issues

April 30, 2018 1:01 PM

Community Leadership Corps builds upon pilot training programs to bring together rising leaders ages 18-25 to identify and address community issues… More

President Barack Obama to deliver the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

April 23, 2018 6:04 PM

        “Renewing the Mandela Legacy & Promoting Active Citizenship in a Changing World” Lecture Honors 100… More

Announcing Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa

April 23, 2018 12:54 PM

Over the course of the last year, President Obama has met with emerging leaders from nearly every corner of the globe to hear… More

Obama Foundation Announces New Program to Train Emerging Leaders Across Africa

April 23, 2018 5:59 AM

Leaders Program: Africa will launch in Johannesburg in July with five-day convening joined by President Obama Program to be led by… More

MBK Alliance Accepting Applications to Accelerate Impact for Boys and Young Men of Color

April 16, 2018 7:59 AM

We are excited to announce we’re now accepting proposals for the first ever My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge Competition. The Competition will provide… More

Obama Foundation Announces Inaugural 2018 Fellowship Class

April 16, 2018 7:12 AM

Two-year, non-residential program will bring together a diverse set of 20 civic innovators from around the world to scale the impact… More

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