Press Releases Updates

Obama Foundation Launches New Career Page and Internship Application, Announces Stacey D. Mitchell as Director of People

January 29, 2018 1:29 PM

Chicago, IL — Today, the Obama Foundation launched a new opportunities page on Obama.org and announced Stacey D. Mitchell as the new Director of… More

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Hosts Pathways to Success: Boys and Young Men of Color Opportunity Summit in Newark, NJ

January 23, 2018 4:01 PM

In February, more than 500 Newark youth, including boys and young men of color, will have the opportunity to interact and interview with… More

Obama Foundation Submits Planned Development and Lakefront Protection Ordinance Applications for Obama Presidential Center with City of Chicago

January 10, 2018 7:02 AM

Foundation looks forward to next steps, including continued community engagement to develop the OPC. You can learn more about the future OPC… More

Obama Foundation Announces Lakeside Alliance as Construction Manager for Obama Presidential Center

January 5, 2018 7:03 AM

Today, we took another important step in bringing the Obama Presidential Center to life. Through an innovative process driven by our commitment to… More

Obama Foundation Announces Anne Filipic as Chief Program Officer

December 5, 2017 5:52 PM

Chicago, IL – Today, the Obama Foundation announced Anne Filipic as Chief Program Officer. As Chief Program Officer, Anne will play a critical role in… More

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

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