Obama Presidential Center Updates

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

Storytime with the Obamas

May 14, 2020 4:58 PM

Today, President and Mrs. Obama joined Chicago Public Library’s “Live from the Library” story time sessions, to read “The Word Collector” by Peter Reynolds. Check… More

How We’re Responding in This Time of Need

April 20, 2020 5:54 PM

Yesterday, Obama Foundation Chief Executive Officer David Simas sent the message below to our email subscribers about our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’d… More

Ten Years Later, A Look Back at the Affordable Care Act

March 23, 2020 6:00 AM

By Louise Bernard, Director, Museum of the Obama Presidential Center As we see so many people step up during this uncertain… More

Celebrating Chicago’s Black History

February 28, 2020 3:25 PM

The Obama Presidential Center will make Jackson Park a part of presidential history. When Frederick Douglass attended the World’s Columbian Exposition… More

Asked and Answered: Five-year-old tells President Obama she can’t wait to visit the Obama Presidential Center

February 26, 2020 11:41 AM

In keeping with President Obama’s longstanding tradition of reading and responding to letters from the American people, we’re excited to share… More

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

New Renderings for Obama Presidential Center Feature Updates to Museum Building and New Children’s Playground

October 28, 2019 9:00 AM

Chicago, IL – In conjunction with the 2019 Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, the Obama Foundation is releasing new renderings and a model of the… More

Enhancing Jackson Park: Take a Look at Before and After

September 5, 2019 2:00 PM

The Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park will feature a world-class museum that tells the story of President and Mrs. Obama, vibrant public gathering spaces,… More

Obama Foundation Releases Business Diversity Statement

June 28, 2019 11:00 AM

The Obama Foundation is committed to maintaining an organizational environment in which diversity, equity, and inclusion are valued and respected in all aspects of our… More

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