Press Releases Updates

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

Obama Foundation Files Form 990 for 2016 Tax Year

May 15, 2017 12:00 PM

Chicago, IL – Today, the Obama Foundation announced that it has filed its Form 990 for the 2016 tax year. A copy of the 990 and the Foundation’s independent… More

Obama Foundation Announces Lynn Taliento as Chief Program Officer

May 12, 2017 12:05 PM

Chicago – Today, the Obama Foundation announced Lynn Taliento as Chief Program Officer. At the Obama Foundation, Lynn Taliento will lead the development of the… More

Obama Presidential Center is Estimated to Support Thousands of Jobs in City of Chicago and the South Side during Construction and Ten Years of Operations

May 11, 2017 11:04 AM

Assessment Outlines Potential for OPC to Serve as Catalyst for Additional Development on South Side Chicago – Today, the Obama Foundation released an Economic Impact… More

Top