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When the Obama Presidential Center opens on the South Side of Chicago, visitors will be able to learn about our nation’s first African-American President and First Lady. On #InaugurationDay, hear @LeahRigueur recall the Obama’s historic path to the White House.
"To @JoeBiden—the scrappy kid from Scranton who became Delaware's favorite son—you were the first decision I made as a nominee, and it was the best." —@BarackObama
Congratulations to @JoeBiden, who will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States today at noon.
Today, millions of Americans will answer Dr. King’s call to help others through acts of service.
This #MLKday, share how you’re serving your community today—whether in big or small ways—in the comments below. Still need ideas? Visit
The #OFCareChallenge art brought to life four simple ways to care for your community: checking in on a neighbor, supporting Black-owned businesses, taking part in a mutual-aid network, and volunteering.
Get to know the artists behind the illustrations at
Hunger doesn’t care where you live. Over 8,000 miles separate Chicago and Lusaka but both cities are struggling with food insecurity during the pandemic. Thankfully, organizations like @grow_greater and #ObamaLeaders like @rkachungu are finding ways to help feed their neighbors.
In his farewell address four years ago today, @BarackObama returned to Chicago with one final ask: "I am asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about change—but in yours.”
That message is core to our mission at the Obama Foundation. Join us at .
“Whatever holes the pandemic tore even wider in our collective fabric, it was these emerging leaders who stepped forward to patch it.”
Check out @d_simas’ end of year message and meet the Obama Foundation leaders who gave us hope in a year full of change.
“I want our young people to know that they matter, that they belong."
Four years ago today, @MichelleObama gave her final speech as First Lady, imploring young people to believe in themselves and take part in building a better community.
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