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This is worth a read: a thought-provoking reminder that education reform isn’t a cure-all. As a supporter of education reform, I agree that fixing educational inequality requires doing more to address the broader, systemic sources of economic inequality.
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Barack Obama Jun 16
Yes we can, Greta. I’m hopeful because of you and all the young people who are fighting to protect the planet. Keep at it.
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Barack Obama Jun 16
Happy Father’s Day to Charles, one of our Fellows, and all the dads at Fathers’ Uplift. Today, we’re celebrating fathers like these who provide a powerful example—not only for their kids, but for the rest of us, too.
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The Obama Foundation Jun 14
These young people want to take action and make a change. Through the Corps in Chicago and Hartford, we’re going to help them see it through:
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Barack Obama Jun 11
The is something to smile about. It was great to celebrate with them back in 2015 and I'm excited to root them on in their drive to earn their fourth star. Best of luck to these champions for equality, on and off the field.
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Barack Obama Jun 10
Six years ago, David Ortiz's spirit and resolve helped us all begin to heal from the Boston Marathon bombing. Today, I want to join many others in wishing him a speedy recovery of his own. Get well soon, Papi.
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Barack Obama Jun 7
Last week, it was Virginia Beach. But day after day and year after year, too many families and communities are shattered by senseless gun violence. We can't get numb to this. On National Gun Violence Awareness Day, pledge to speak out, — and vote — to protect lives.
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The Obama Foundation Jun 6
Courage is contagious. Watch some of the courageous students who won our first-ever Civic Action Recognition Awards, hosted with . They’re showing us that you’re never too young to lead:
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Barack Obama Jun 4
You've got a lot to be proud of, Jiwandeep. Thanks for everything you do to make this country a little more equal. Turban looks great, by the way. Happy Pride Month, everybody!
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Barack Obama Jun 3
What a life. American history has always been driven by visionaries like Leah Chase—and all the men and women who worked and ate at Dooky Chase’s over the years—folks who serve up progress one bowl of gumbo at a time.
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Barack Obama May 30
A story worth sharing: Twelve years ago, Brian joined my first presidential campaign. Two years ago, he was diagnosed with ALS and launched to find a cure. Brian and Sandra wake up every day believing that we can win this fight—and that makes me hopeful, too.
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Barack Obama May 30
Exciting to see the faces of Colombia's future at an roundtable with young leaders in Bogotá. Their creativity, their compassion, and their drive to improve their country are promising signs of what's to come.
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Barack Obama May 27
On Memorial Day, we remember all those who gave everything for something greater than themselves. It's up to us to not simply reflect on their sacrifice but to honor it with service of our own—and by living out the values they fought for.
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Barack Obama May 23
Great to get out there and take a few cuts at the plate yesterday—I had a blast with all these extraordinary young people. Thanks for letting me drop in and thanks to the Nationals Youth Academy for the outstanding work you do to support youth in DC.
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The Obama Foundation May 20
Congratulations on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot, Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin, Anna Valencia, and the new City Council. Watch President 's message to Chicagoans on this historic day.
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Barack Obama May 20
Here’s a great story: While we’ve still got a lot of work to do to make college affordable for everyone, that didn’t stop Robert F. Smith from seizing an opportunity to make a difference. He’s erasing the student loan debt for this year’s grads.
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Barack Obama May 12
Happy Mother's Day to the most caring, brilliant, funny, and grounded woman I know—a perfect role model not just for our daughters, but so many others. Love you, .
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Barack Obama May 9
As part of the , moms like Dr. Mwansa Ketty Lubeya are answering the call for change—and raising the next generation of leaders while they’re at it.
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Michelle Obama May 6
Congratulations, Meghan and Harry! Barack and I are so thrilled for both of you and can't wait to meet him.
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Barack Obama May 1
Happy , everybody! I'm proud of every student out there who's taking the next step in their education. It's the best thing you can do for yourself and your future.
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