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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

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 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

MLK50: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

April 4, 2018 6:02 AM

To honor the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr’s death, President Obama and Congressman John Lewis participated in a My Brother’s Keeper Alliance roundtable… 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

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