Leaders: Africa Tuesday Recap with Simidele Adeagbo

July 18, 2018 9:38 AM

Earlier today, Simidele Adeagbo shared a reflection on her experience at the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday, July 17. If… More

Leaders: Africa Monday Recap

July 17, 2018 9:30 AM

Earlier today, we shared the update below about the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program in Johannesburg, South Africa, recapping the inspiring events on Monday, July 16. More

Leaders: Africa Sunday Recap with Veda Sunassee

July 16, 2018 11:06 AM

Earlier today, Veda Sunassee, Head of College, African Leadership University, shared his reflection on his experience at the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program in Johannesburg, South Africa,… More

Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa Convening Begins Today

July 14, 2018 9:00 AM

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — Today the Obama Foundation launched its Leaders: Africa gathering, a 5-day convening of 200 rising leaders from 44 countries representing the… More

Passing along President Obama’s summer reading list:

July 13, 2018 2:10 PM

Earlier today, Bernadette Meehan shared the message below with our full email list ahead of the Leaders: Africa convening in Johannesburg, South Africa July 14-18. More

MBK Community Online Town Hall with Common

July 11, 2018 8:03 PM

This evening, Michael Smith, executive director of MBK Alliance and director of Youth Opportunity Programs, sent the message below announcing an online town… More

Obama Foundation Announces 200 Leaders for New Civic Leadership Program in Africa

July 11, 2018 10:00 AM

Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa gathering to take place July 14-18 in Johannesburg, including a town hall with President Obama CHICAGO, IL… More

An Update from MBKA: John Lewis, MBK Community Challenge, and more

July 3, 2018 4:08 PM

COMMUNITY COMPETITION LAUNCHES On April 5, we launched our first MBK Community Challenge Competition. The purpose of the Competition is to invest in… More

Brotherhood Crusade Youth Success Story

July 2, 2018 5:30 PM

The Brotherhood Crusade, a 2017 MBK Alliance grant recipient and prominent organization in the LA MBK community, helps young men transform… More

Obama Foundation Builds Team to Promote Local, Diverse Hiring at the Obama Presidential Center

June 29, 2018 8:02 AM

Two New Hires Include Former Director of Contract Compliance for Cook County and HACIA Program Director, and African-American Owned Economic Development and Consulting… More