Press Releases Updates

Obama Foundation Announces Community Event to Conclude Inaugural Summit

October 13, 2017 12:19 PM

Chance the Rapper, The National, and Gloria Estefan are set to perform. Chicago, IL – Today, the Obama Foundation announced a closing event of the… More

Statement From My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance) on Integration with the Obama Foundation

September 13, 2017 2:27 PM

For more than three years, the work of My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) – and later the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance) – has been… More

Obama Foundation to Host Public Meeting to Receive Community Feedback on Foundation Programming and Obama Presidential Center

September 7, 2017 11:04 AM

Chicago, IL – Today, the Obama Foundation announced that it will hold a public meeting on Thursday, September 14 at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place… More

Obama Foundation Issues Request for Proposal to Four Construction Management Teams for Obama Presidential Center

August 31, 2017 6:50 AM

Major Minority-Owned Firms Tapped to Submit RFP in Obama Foundation’s Ongoing Goal of Bringing Local, Diverse Firms into Development of OPC... More

Obama Foundation Announces Proposal for Combined Park & Parking Facility for Obama Presidential Center

August 23, 2017 1:00 PM

Chicago, IL – Today, the Obama Foundation announced its proposal for a combined park and parking facility on an underutilized section of the Midway Plaisance… More

My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Alliance Convenes Mayors and Community Leaders From Cities Across the Western Region at Regional Summit in Long Beach

July 31, 2017 5:46 PM

The Long Beach mayor’s office, local community organizations and national partners hosted MBK Communities to celebrate progress and share best practices to expand… More

Obama Foundation Announces Ralph Leslie as Chief Financial Officer

July 25, 2017 12:02 PM

Chicago, IL – Today, the Obama Foundation announced Ralph Leslie as Chief Financial Officer. As Chief Financial Officer, Ralph will oversee the financial… More

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Brings “Pathways to Success: Boys and Young Men of Color Opportunity Summit” to Memphis

June 22, 2017 11:24 PM

More than 1,000 Memphis youth, including boys and young men of color, had the opportunity to interact and interview with employers, and be… More

Obama Foundation Announces Requests for Qualifications for Construction Management Services for the Obama Presidential Center

June 15, 2017 10:24 AM

Participating Firms Encouraged to Demonstrate Innovative Approach to Workforce Training and Ambitious Goals for Minority Hiring Chicago – Today, the Obama Foundation released… More

Obama Foundation Announces Dr. Louise Bernard as Director of the Museum of the Obama Presidential Center

May 31, 2017 2:00 PM

Chicago – Today, the Obama Foundation announced Dr. Louise Bernard as the Director of the Museum of the Obama Presidential Center. As Museum Director, Dr. More

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