Updates

Obama Foundation Submits Planned Development and Lakefront Protection Ordinance Applications for Obama Presidential Center with City of Chicago

January 10, 2018 7:02 AM

Foundation looks forward to next steps, including continued community engagement to develop the OPC. You can learn more about the future OPC… More

Obama Foundation Announces Lakeside Alliance as Construction Manager for Obama Presidential Center

January 5, 2018 7:03 AM

Today, we took another important step in bringing the Obama Presidential Center to life. Through an innovative process driven by our commitment to… More

President Obama Takes Part in PSA for Launch of New Campaign to Expand Opportunity for Boys and Young Men of Color

January 2, 2018 8:08 PM

My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Alliance releases a new PSA featuring President Obama, Stephen Curry and Chance the Rapper to kick off… More

President Obama: “Go Keep Changing the World in 2018”

December 29, 2017 7:00 AM

As we count down to the new year, President Obama sent a message to the Obama Foundation email list on 2017 and his belief… More

Happy Holidays from the Obama Foundation

December 22, 2017 3:19 PM

As people across the country and around the world come together to celebrate the joy of the holiday season, we wanted to share… More

MBKA November Newsletter

December 22, 2017 2:07 PM

Message from the Director, Michael Smith As the year comes to a close, I want to thank you on behalf of the entire MBK… More

2017: Our First Year in Review

December 22, 2017 1:59 PM

The Obama Foundation hit the ground running this year -- from launching a Fellowship program, to convening hundreds of civic innovators from around the world in Chicago, to hosting trainings for young leaders across the country... More

President Obama’s Holiday Visit to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington

December 19, 2017 1:17 PM

Last week, President Obama stopped by the Boys & Girls Club in Washington, D.C. to say happy holidays and spread some holiday cheer. More

MBK Positive Policing Dialogue Youth Reflection

December 19, 2017 3:09 AM

Recently, I attended the MBK Positive Policing Dialogue in Albuquerque along with fifty other students from local schools and about 10 officers from Albuquerque Police… More

Lessons from the Obama Foundation Town Hall India

December 6, 2017 10:33 AM

“The single most important thing I want to focus on is lifting up, identifying, working with, and training the next generation… More

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