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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

Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 8, 2019 9:47 AM

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we sent the message below to our email list lifting up the work of Obama Foundation program participants who are… More

President Obama Marks Five-Year Anniversary of My Brother’s Keeper with Reading List

February 18, 2019 1:19 PM

Earlier today, President Obama shared a reading list in lead-up to MBK Rising!, a two-day convening that will bring together in Oakland the… More

Face to Face with the Fellows: Harry Grammer and Keith Wattley

February 12, 2019 11:19 AM

Obama Foundation Fellows Harry Grammer and Keith Wattley share a common purpose to help people impacted by the justice system transform their lives. Get to… More

President Obama Wants You to Turn MLK Day into a Day of Service

January 15, 2019 7:04 AM

In honor of what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 90th birthday, President Obama sent the message below to our full email list… More

Designing the Asia-Pacific Leaders Program

January 2, 2019 11:30 PM

“What’s best in me, and what’s best in my message, is consistent with the tradition of Hawaiʻi.” —President Obama, 2004 As President Obama met with… More

Happy Holidays from the Obama Foundation

December 21, 2018 4:52 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

Annual Report 2017: The story of our first year

August 9, 2018 11:23 AM

Moments ago, David Simas sent a message to the Obama Foundation email list announcing our annual report for 2017. If you’d like to get updates… 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

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