Updates

Obama Foundation Opens Applications for Community Leadership Training Day Program This Fall

August 8, 2018 10:00 AM

Program will build on the Foundation’s 2017 pilot Training Days to bring together young people ages 18-25 looking to tackle important… More

President Obama: “Mandela’s most important lesson”

July 20, 2018 11:48 AM

Earlier today, President Obama sent a message to the Obama Foundation email list on Mandela Day and Madiba’s legacy, and his reflections on the inspiring… More

Celebrating Mandela Day in Chicago

July 20, 2018 11:03 AM

“There can be no greater gift than that of giving one’s time and energy to helping others without expecting anything in… More

Leaders: Africa Wednesday Recap with Chimwemwe John Paul Manyozo

July 19, 2018 1:04 PM

Earlier today, Chimwemwe John Paul Manyozo shared his reflection on his experience at the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Wednesday, July 18. More

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

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