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Justice Like A Thunderbolt

June 25, 2020 1:08 PM

Five years ago marked an unforgettable day in the Obama Presidency. The Supreme Court ruled on marriage equality, President Obama paid tribute to Reverend Pinckney… Relive June 26, 2015

NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago

February 18, 2020 12:31 PM

With NBA All-Star weekend coming back to Chicago, you could be sure President Obama wouldn't miss it. Check out our highlights from the weekend below. Learn More

Three Leaders Bringing People Together Through Food

November 26, 2019 1:25 PM

As you gather around the table with loved ones for your Thanksgiving feast, we’d like you to meet three leaders who are making a difference… More

In Photos: Michelle Obama and Craig Robinson On How Chicago Shaped Them

October 29, 2019 12:29 PM

At the 2019 Obama Foundation Summit, First Lady Michelle Obama took the stage with her brother Craig Robsinson to talk about their childhood in Chicago… More

Watch: President Obama Meets with Environmental Activist Greta Thunberg

September 17, 2019 4:10 PM

Need a little inspiration to get you through the day? We have just the thing for you. Yesterday, President Obama spent an afternoon with sixteen-year-old… More

Four Chicagoans Making a Difference

August 23, 2019 3:43 PM

Here at the Obama Foundation, we’re guided by President Obama’s belief that when ordinary people get involved, get engaged and come together, things change for… More

President Obama Surprises Obama Youth Jobs Corps Students

July 18, 2019 12:27 PM

Earlier this week, President Obama surprised a group of thirteen students participating in the Obama Youth Jobs Corps in Chicago, a program that provides… More

Celebrating the Power of Fathers

June 16, 2019 10:00 AM

To celebrate Father’s Day, we sent the message below to our email list highlighting the work of one of our 2019 Fellows, Charles Daniels. If… More

Celebrating Moms Around the World

May 12, 2019 4:14 PM

This Mother’s Day, we sent the message below to our full email list lifting up the incredible moms in our programs who are making their… More

President Obama’s Bracket Picks

March 22, 2019 2:59 PM

To kick off March Madness, we sent the message below to our full email list sharing President Obama’s bracket picks . If you’d like to… More

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