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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

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

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

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