Press Releases Updates

Obama Presidential Center Gains Final Approval from Chicago City Council

October 31, 2018 2:02 PM

City Council Unanimously Approves Use Agreement Chicago IL — Today the Chicago City Council voted 48-0 to approve agreements between the City of… More

Obama Foundation Announces 2018 Summit in Chicago

October 15, 2018 5:45 PM

To ensure you hear the latest on all summit updates, submit your email address below. Read on to learn more about the event. Please… More

Michelle Obama Announces Global Girls Alliance to Support Adolescent Girls Education Around the World

October 11, 2018 8:15 AM

NEW YORK—Today, former First Lady Michelle Obama announced the launch of the Global Girls Alliance, a new Obama Foundation program that seeks to… More

President Obama Meets with Young Leaders from Across Europe at Roundtable in Amsterdam

September 29, 2018 1:48 PM

AMSTERDAM — President Obama met today with 11 young leaders from around Europe to learn more about their work and discuss how the Obama Foundation… More

Obama Foundation Files Form 990 for 2017 Tax Year

September 25, 2018 11:00 AM

Chicago, IL — Today, the Obama Foundation announced that it has filed its Form 990 for the 2017 tax year. A copy of the 990… More

A New Agreement for the Obama Presidential Center

September 20, 2018 7:03 PM

Today, the City of Chicago’s Department of Planning and Development introduced an ordinance to City Council concerning the Obama Presidential Center. That ordinance… More

Obama Foundation Welcomes Inaugural Cohort of Scholars to Chicago to Kick Off Year-Long Program

August 27, 2018 10:00 AM

37 Scholars will participate in Obama Foundation Scholars programs at Columbia University and University of Chicago Obama… More

Obama Foundation Opens Applications for 2019 Fellowship Program

August 21, 2018 11:30 AM

Foundation seeks 20 civic innovators from around the world for its second class of Obama Fellows; applications are open and available on Obama.org/Fellowship… More

Obama Foundation Opens Applications for Community Leadership Training Day Program This Fall

August 8, 2018 10:00 AM

Program will build on the Foundation’s 2017 pilot Training Days to bring together young people ages 18-25 looking to tackle important… More

Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa Convening Begins Today

July 14, 2018 9:00 AM

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — Today the Obama Foundation launched its Leaders: Africa gathering, a 5-day convening of 200 rising leaders from 44 countries representing the… More

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