Press Releases Updates

Obama Foundation and Chicago Public Schools Announce Winners of the First-Ever Civic Engagement Awards

May 29, 2019 9:00 AM

CHICAGO—The Obama Foundation and Chicago Public Schools today announced the winners of the first-ever civic action recognition awards, which recognize students, educators, schools, and partners… More

The Obama Foundation and Columbia University Announce the Obama Presidency Oral History Project

May 16, 2019 7:00 AM

Hundreds will participate in a comprehensive record of the decisions, actions, and effects of the Obama presidency; partners University of Chicago and University… More

Obama Foundation Announces 2019 Fellowship Class of Global Civic Innovators

April 30, 2019 7:00 AM

Two-year, non-residential program brings together a diverse set of 20 civic innovators from around the world to scale the impact of their community-driven… More

President Obama To Engage Young European Leaders at Town Hall in Berlin

March 19, 2019 9:00 AM

CHICAGO—Today, the Obama Foundation announced that President Barack Obama will speak at a town hall with emerging leaders from across Europe in Berlin, Germany, on… More

Fact Sheet: The Obama Presidential Archives

March 8, 2019 4:24 PM

The Obama Foundation is proud to be working in partnership with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to lay the foundation for enhanced public… More

Obama Foundation Opens Applications for New Round of Community Leadership Corps Program in Chicago, IL and Hartford, CT for Young Leaders to Tackle Local Issues

February 28, 2019 12:00 PM

The Community Leadership Corps kicked off last year with pilot training programs in Chicago, Illinois; Phoenix, Arizona; and Columbia, South Carolina… More

Michael B. Jordan, Victor Cruz, Ryan Coogler, Ledisi, Sybrina Fulton, and Rep. Lucy McBath to Join President Obama, Stephen Curry, and John Legend at My Brother’s Keeper Alliance National Convening

February 12, 2019 9:32 PM

CHICAGO, IL — Today, the Obama Foundation announced that Michael B. Jordan; Victor Cruz; Ryan Coogler; Ledisi; Sybrina Fulton, the mother of… More

Stephen Curry, John Legend To Join President Obama at My Brother’s Keeper Alliance’s First National Gathering in Oakland

February 5, 2019 8:30 AM

MBK Rising! will bring together youth and community leaders advocating for boys and young men of color CHICAGO, IL — Today, the Obama… More

President Obama Announces Obama Foundation Asia-Pacific Leaders Program

January 7, 2019 11:31 AM

Foundation will host major gathering of emerging leaders in Asia in 2019 HONOLULU, Hawaiʻi — President Barack Obama announced late Sunday that the… More

Obama Foundation To Host Workshop in Hawaiʻi to Design Asia-Pacific Leaders Program

January 3, 2019 8:30 AM

HONOLULU, Hawaiʻi — As part of the Obama Foundation’s efforts to inspire, empower, and connect emerging leaders around the world, the Foundation will host a… More

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