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The Obama Foundation Nov 16
Replying to @jesseklaver
And , a participant at Europe earlier this year, is using his platform to not only talk about climate change but act on it in the European Union.
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The Obama Foundation Nov 16
Replying to @AyodejiOsowobi
Oluwaseun , one of our , started an organization to support and advocate for sexual-assault survivors in Nigeria.
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The Obama Foundation Nov 16
We’re so proud of the Obama Foundation changemakers who have been recognized by as emerging leaders who are building a better future.
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Girls Opportunity Alliance Nov 15
At the , spent time with members of our community who are working to empower adolescent girls through education in countries like Peru, Uganda, and Vietnam. Take a look at some special moments from the discussion.
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The Obama Foundation Nov 14
Replying to @BarackObama
We’re continuing our search for additional artifacts that tell the story of for possible inclusion in the Obama Presidential Center Museum. Have something you’d like us to consider? Tell us at:
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The Obama Foundation Nov 14
To Cory Williams and the Isiserettes of Des Moines, Iowa, this is a connection to the euphoria they felt as they marched in ’s Inauguration Day Parade: “We wanted to make sure that every kid left with some kind of memorabilia that said, ‘I was there.’”
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The Obama Foundation Nov 11
“Whenever the world makes you cynical; whenever you seek true humility and true selflessness, look to a veteran.” —President Today and every day, we honor the veterans in our communities who fearlessly and selflessly served their country.
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The Obama Foundation Nov 9
Replying to @ObamaFoundation
Today in Hartford, young people just like them are committing to continuing the work they’ve started. Help keep them motivated—share words of encouragement for these young leaders here:
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The Obama Foundation Nov 9
As part of our Corps, these young Chicagoans founded the Pull Up Series—a mobile pop-up of resources like fresh produce and financial literacy training for communities on the South Side that didn’t have access.
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The Obama Foundation Nov 8
“It’s about the South Side of Chicago. It’s about our neighborhood and community.” Watch share the vision for the Obama Presidential Center—and the personal reason the Obamas selected Jackson Park as its future home:
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The Obama Foundation Nov 7
Replying to @BarackObama
We’re searching for additional artifacts that tell the story of ’s campaign for possible inclusion in the Obama Presidential Center Museum. Have something you’d like us to consider? Tell us about it here:
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The Obama Foundation Nov 7
Replying to @BarackObama
For David, the Barack-O-Meter became a way to break the ice at campaign events. And today, they remind him “of all the wonderful folks we met during ’s campaign and presidency, and the collective passion when we all work towards a common goal."
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The Obama Foundation Nov 7
What started as a passion for baseball stats became an for David Cihla. After a 2007 campaign event, David created the Barack-O-Meter to hand out to other supporters. It tracked poll numbers, election returns, or other pertinent pieces of data.
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The Obama Foundation Nov 4
Leadership starts with service. Last week, to kick off the , we gathered hundreds of leaders from around the world for a chance to serve the place we call home: Chicago.
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The Obama Foundation Nov 1
“Social change starts with a story.” At the , , , , , and hundreds of young leaders shared stories of the places that revealed their purpose. Watch the highlights:
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Mike Strautmanis Oct 31
No one makes the case for the Obama Presidential Center better than a lifelong South Sider. In case you missed it, hear share the vision for revitalizing the South Side of Chicago and maximizing the potential of Jackson Park.
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The Obama Foundation Oct 31
Inspiring the next generation of trick-or-treaters to change their world.
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The Obama Foundation Oct 30
"If all you're doing is casting stones, you're probably not going to get that far. That's easy to do." talks about the hard work of compromise in leadership at the .
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The Obama Foundation Oct 29
“Our place had to be the place where I came of age.” shares how his history in Chicago helped determine the location for the Obama Presidential Center—and his hopes for what this historic opportunity will mean for the city and future generations.
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The Obama Foundation Oct 29
“Most social change starts with a story.” — on how tapping into a story can be the most powerful way to change the world.
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