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Our community extends far beyond city borders. The Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund will support organizations servi… https://t.co/eFd7C9Ljb9They’re passing out diapers, formula, and books to those in need, while also providing emotional and educational su… https://t.co/MrWAXjLmgsFor 44 years, @thecrcl has provided childhood development programming to low-income families on the West Side of Ch… https://t.co/9tI8X45BV9
3/27
2020
@MLB’s Opening Day may be postponed, but hope doesn’t have to be. While you celebrate #OpeningDayAtHome, get to… https://t.co/qKxLdOHnCj
3/26
2020
When 13-year-old Miah noticed one of her elderly neighbors walking around their Utah neighborhood, she had an idea.… https://t.co/a2NmoRmTvf“It’s weird to not see your teammates in real life and in 3D. And it’s not second nature to figure it out.” Erin Ba… https://t.co/tvbKubnxLQ
3/25
2020
When schools had to temporarily close their doors, this Oregon district transformed their bus routes into a food se… https://t.co/hVQTIyYJGMRoughly 70% of the Englewood residents @iGrowChi serves do not have home internet, making outreach critical in keep… https://t.co/nTmTbyUYAZ“This is a time to come together in solidarity, even as we keep our physical distance.” @iGrowChi are no strangers… https://t.co/A3GXqS7o8L
3/24
2020
Ten years ago today, @BarackObama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. Especially now, we are reminded that as… https://t.co/HlXhh9Wcp9
3/23
2020
During these challenging times, find hope in leaders like Sherry—and take a minute to express gratitude to those wh… https://t.co/yNGBKniC6fWith her organization Be Kind Singapore, Sherry Soon distributed 7,000 handmade thank you notes and care packages f… https://t.co/k2lD9CAyijAll around the world, health professionals are stepping up to the front lines of this pandemic, giving all they hav… https://t.co/KnzRqSlIb5
3/20
2020
Hope can take many different forms. Whether it's compassion for our communities or a moment of laughter in uncertai… https://t.co/p7QJrTZ2rbAmidst the crisis, Jahmal Cole and his organization, @mbmhmc, have delivered senior care packages across our home c… https://t.co/cqeA4m6mOoIn even the most uncertain times, we are guided by one of @BarackObama’s earliest messages: there is always hope. I… https://t.co/CByJdlqfaF
3/19
2020
Have you streamed the new @YouTube special about the @girlsalliance yet? Learn about our community's work to empowe… https://t.co/rvrdT2J4xO
3/18
2020
We could all use stories that lift our spirits this week. We find so much inspiration in the girls and grassroots l… https://t.co/4xeVKhuLqr
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3/17
2020
For Carmen, these comics are a fun and different way to remember the Obamas’ influence, not just on politics, but on pop culture as well.Carmen Isaksen Tickal and her husband own a pop culture collectibles store in Mason City, Iowa. While sifting throu… https://t.co/4sA7tRnewt
3/12
2020
This #WomensHistoryMonth, we’re celebrating incredible women like Vanessa Paranjothy, Co-founder of Freedom Cups. B… https://t.co/H3iffHgx3q“The many women who have come before me and the many women who will come after me, inspire me everyday. Standing on… https://t.co/EOAs2JoIv9
3/11
2020
In honor of #InternationalWomensDay, we’re sharing a first look at an upcoming special sharing stories of the… https://t.co/bYL4HhFWZI
3/8
2020
On the #Selma55 anniversary, we honor the foot soldiers who changed the course of history. Their courage, their exa… https://t.co/w1TBVWPsbd“Selma is about the courage of ordinary people doing extraordinary things because they believe they can change the… https://t.co/cAFFv69g2P
3/7
2020
We’re searching for artifacts that tell the story of @BarackObama for possible inclusion in the Obama Presidential… https://t.co/SvxK6NvqQqNancy Bobo saw the potential of political convention accessories in 2004. It inspired her to create an… https://t.co/IBqWIY96gj
3/5
2020
Cheers to 183 years! Happy Birthday to our hometown, Chicago! https://t.co/YI5woVD3Pk
3/4
2020
On #WorldWildLife Day, we’re celebrating Pascal Adriyo Anguezi—an Obama Leader whose conservation efforts make it p… https://t.co/B9Dyla8P8S
3/3
2020
Today, we celebrate six years of My Brother’s Keeper—@BarackObama’s initiative to expand opportunity for every boy… https://t.co/umwulFWfLP
2/27
2020
“Dear President Obama, My name is Cori Ryan. I am a five-year-old girl who likes to read.” Bring a bit of joy to… https://t.co/b2cYrXWM55
2/26
2020
The Obama Presidential Center will make Jackson Park a part of presidential history. In 1893, Frederick Douglass ma… https://t.co/1864NPKRjB
2/25
2020
Sending extra hugs to Bo and Sunny on #LoveYourPetDay! https://t.co/xFNKJVeurn
2/20
2020
“I think about the work that we do at @ChicagoScholars and it’s not just philanthropy, it's economic development. I… https://t.co/EtKWsp5S0N"I always talk about three forms of belief: the belief in yourself, someone else believing in you, and believing in… https://t.co/9GogiJJr90Today we continue our #BlackHistoryMonth series with one of our #ObamaFellows Dominique J. Turner, whose organizati… https://t.co/J95heCoFov.@CP3, @kevinlove, and @Giannis_An34 recognize that making lasting change starts by investing in our communities. D… https://t.co/4Nl8oYgBKY
2/19
2020
During #AllStarWeekend, @BarackObama sat down with @NBAonTNT to discuss the importance of anchoring the Obama Presi… https://t.co/ZT8JKmJRgL
2/18
2020
Want to see what pure joy looks like? Watch the @ChicagoScholars rush the floor after #TeamLeBron wins the All-Star… https://t.co/eeLJMBdj2f"My conversations with you, the American people, are what have kept me honest, kept me inspired, & kept me going. E… https://t.co/0tA4pqrqaa“Everybody's got a contribution to make, everybody's got a gift that they can give...if all of us are making that e… https://t.co/2ZCzn1u8pv
2/17
2020
“As somebody who was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago...it’s almost unbelievable.” @RealMikeWilbon an… https://t.co/oco9vujGfk“Basketball is what I do—but it’s not who I am.” There’s power for good in connecting with each other off the cour… https://t.co/TOwnDjOIdk“If I did it, you can do it.” When @Giannis_An34 noticed a young man mopping the court at a game a few weeks back,… https://t.co/Ucq2w7pyGg“Somebody you guys know is dealing with something you can’t see.” While onstage with @BarackObama in Chicago,… https://t.co/pbHo1QjEde"That's part of the way we start bridging these gaps." During his conversation with @RealMikeWilbon, @CP3,… https://t.co/uYiTL1gIAo
2/16
2020
Right now, President @BarackObama is sharing the stage in Chicago with @RealMikeWilbon, @CP3, @kevinlove, and… https://t.co/emIsWMBycmYesterday, President @BarackObama stopped by to give back to the city where he got his start. Take a look at the… https://t.co/KWNYpCwupt
2/15
2020
It’s a big day in Chicago as @NBAAllStar returns to our city for the first time since 1988. But before tipoff we’re… https://t.co/9hxuKwZtE0With @NBAAllStar in Chicago this weekend, we’re celebrating love and basketball this #ValentinesDay. We hope everyo… https://t.co/JFmazchQwx
2/14
2020
Congrats to one of our #ObamaFellows, @djtspeaks, whose organization @ChicagoScholars was chosen by @KingJames as… https://t.co/zKiw8UGBJR
2/12
2020
Now, through @bebraven, she’s empowering young people on their path to graduation and the workforce. “My personal j… https://t.co/z5yiZ03I54#BlackHistoryMonth is as much about the future as it is about the past. For Obama Fellow Aimée @EubanksDavis, it’s… https://t.co/FdkuARjJIV
2/10
2020
Beating cancer starts with knowledge. That’s why @abdul_zurak launched a foundation to educate people in Ghana abou… https://t.co/T4KZiSA5Cj
2/4
2020
For Olu, the @DuSableMuseum was where he discovered his passion for art. Connecting with Black history at the museu… https://t.co/3NWpnW59rATo celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth, we’re sharing stories that celebrate the shared experience of Black Americans—and… https://t.co/9aQTsTs3Cj
2/3
2020
This week, Columbia Obama Scholars @isaiahowolabi10 & @natiherbst shared their perspectives on youth involvement in… https://t.co/fibgmvpl38
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1/30
2020
To all those celebrating, across the Asia Pacific and the world, we hope your day is filled with joy, friends, and… https://t.co/fIUWoWYvKp
1/25
2020
Just this week, MORTAR was recognized as the 2020 recipient of the State of Ohio MLK Commission Award for Economic… https://t.co/M2HcL8lSjy
1/24
2020
.@MpindiAbaas started @IMChallengeug to help aspiring Ugandan journalists tell stories the world needs to know. Tak… https://t.co/KEN49zXcuVWith the help of our community, we celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. through a day of service—making… https://t.co/CK6unnnpb0
1/21
2020
Grateful for a chance to come together with the @ObamaFoundation and our neighbors at @La_Rabida for a day of servi… https://t.co/aIq4SzfPKf
Retweeted by The Obama FoundationOn #MLKDay, see how Obama Fellow @DerrickBraziel and his organization @weareMORTAR support marginalized entrepreneu… https://t.co/E3tNisFYuN
1/20
2020
Happy birthday, @MichelleObama! Take a minute to hear from her about why it means so much to bring the Obama Presid… https://t.co/EQZ9h2CYYL
1/17
2020
It wouldn’t be @BarackObama’s Presidential Center if there wasn’t a place for kids on the South Side to come togeth… https://t.co/1r3TvjFP3Z
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1/16
2020
Support like this makes it possible for the Obama Presidential Center to be a truly transformative place for the co… https://t.co/ExXtTwdQ7h
Retweeted by The Obama FoundationNike Foundation and @ObamaFoundation have teamed up to build a new home court in #Chicago. The recreation facility… https://t.co/NNBzLLACYs
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1/15
2020
“It doesn’t matter how old you are. Everyone can stand up and say stop.” Millions of women, men, and children are t… https://t.co/coPnlyKHvr
1/11
2020
The Australian Red Cross is working around the clock to aid those affected by the fires. Visit… https://t.co/Fs2FNanQKH.@NSWRFS is directing donations to emergency efforts and nonemergency community work in New South Wales. You can do… https://t.co/HOBMGB2wN4.@Givit is a nonprofit that works with local charities, community groups, and the state government and councils to… https://t.co/4YjO4zndlM“This crisis is a marathon." For Obama Leader Alice Mahar, the bushfires in Australia are devastating the place she… https://t.co/s4lqvPkCjn
1/9
2020
Through mental health and legal counseling, @Keith_Wattley and his team at @UnCommLaw help incarcerated people tell… https://t.co/7MSOITBxAA
1/6
2020
Here's to a new decade of lasting, positive change in communities across the world—Happy New Year! What’s one st… https://t.co/mO5dpjcWAU
1/1
2019
As the year comes to a close, we’re reflecting on how your support made meaningful work possible around the world.… https://t.co/EZRKYpbZup
12/30
2019
On behalf of all of us at the Obama Foundation, Merry Christmas! https://t.co/rvP35Gozjc
12/25
2019
Hanukkah reminds us of the light each of us can bring to our own communities. Chag Sameach to all those celebrating. https://t.co/rEs01Ty9WE
12/24
2019
My trip to Vietnam and Malaysia was filled with so many hopeful reminders of the power that lies in education. I ho… https://t.co/UtP7eDtBW7
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12/20
2019
You’ve listened to the year in music. Flipped through the year in photos. Now it’s time for the #yearinhope. See th… https://t.co/rjCveo7Q6r
12/19
2019
#ObamaLeaders convened 200 inspiring changemakers from across the Asia Pacific. Take a look at their week in Kuala… https://t.co/41rEqhDOYa
12/17
2019
Service is an act of leadership—and an act of love. @BarackObama and @MichelleObama joined #ObamaLeaders for an aft… https://t.co/EfjkB7yPFbToday ends our #ObamaLeaders: Asia-Pacific convening, but for these outstanding individuals it’s just the beginning… https://t.co/eGBImnMcfT
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12/16
2019
Over the past five days, I’ve been surrounded by a community of emerging leaders who have met each other with openn… https://t.co/jI7sAnOREk
Retweeted by The Obama FoundationIt was remarkable to be back in the Asia-Pacific region with my sister this week, joined by hundreds of talented an… https://t.co/XWCz7q32yf
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12/14
2019
"Rejoice in this opportunity to change the world. It's a great privilege to be alive and have the possibility of he… https://t.co/qV76IZSYkK"You are not alone in your efforts...You now are part of a network that can mobilize each other for change."… https://t.co/MxdnO1WRcy"That's going to be the thing that gives my life meaning." Watch President Obama answer a question about how to b… https://t.co/lpHn9UPhVf“Better is good.” @BarackObama reflects on the importance of small incremental victories in creating lasting, gen… https://t.co/I7WVf4GE1j"You have to seek out people who are not like you and you should not be afraid of people who know more than you do… https://t.co/NCVYswuCvD"It's important for young leaders to listen as much as they are talking." @BarackObama on how #ObamaLeaders can m… https://t.co/b6kgtmq62z"Each of us is going to have a different path that we travel." @BarackObama talks with #ObamaLeaders about how th… https://t.co/e3NjlT2C3a“It opens your eyes to how big the world is.” At #ObamaLeaders, @BarackObama reflects on his childhood in Indonesi… https://t.co/2r2dGa8dAX“Part of my DNA is the influence of all the Asian cultures.” At #ObamaLeaders, @BarackObama and his sister Maya S… https://t.co/zxNuF5gVIOWatch live: @BarackObama is taking the stage now at #ObamaLeaders with his sister Maya Soetoro-Ng for a conversatio… https://t.co/rERRVgSFnB
12/13
2019
“Put some positive light out there. Be the ‘yes’ in somebody’s life.” @MichelleObama and @JuliaRoberts encouraged… https://t.co/lJKvv6Qk4hToday I joined the #ObamaLeaders at their service project in Kuala Lumpur. As we built furniture for local schools… https://t.co/IDmCWJDw5B
Retweeted by The Obama Foundation“Trust your gut. And don’t get discouraged.” Take a moment for some extra inspiration today. Watch @MichelleObamahttps://t.co/vO8F3XNZKn"That’s how change happens. And that’s the vision for the Obama Foundation." @MichelleObama talks about how a comm… https://t.co/eSwyZDBzKT“Imposter syndrome is a thing in your head.” @MichelleObama shares her personal experience with overcoming that f… https://t.co/0ptDsmkssr“Put some positive light out there. Be the ‘yes’ in somebody’s life.” @MichelleObama calls on #ObamaLeaders to foc… https://t.co/PlbIbt3iwO
12/12
2019

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