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News Releases

The Biden Foundation Brings on Two Obama White House Experts

| The Biden Foundation

Gautam Raghavan, Former LGBTQ Liaison, and Lynn Rosenthal, Former Violence Against Women Advisor, Join The Biden Foundation. WASHINGTON, DC – The Biden Foundation, created to build on the Bidens’ long-standing work in areas such as violence against women, cancer, community colleges and equality, today announced that they have added two former White House advisors to their […]

Biden Foundation Announces Key Policy Staff Hires

| The Biden Foundation

WASHINGTON, DC – The Biden Foundation, created to build on the Bidens’ long-standing work in areas such as violence against women, cancer, community colleges and equality, today announced several key hires in its Washington, D.C.-based office. Greg Simon will serve as Director of the Biden Cancer Initiative, Danielle Carnival will serve as Deputy Director; Mala […]

Supporters Launch Biden Foundation to Build on Bidens’ Ongoing Commitment to Protect and Advance Rights and Opportunities of All People

| The Biden Foundation

Wilmington, DE – Longtime supporters and advisers of Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden today announced the formation of the Biden Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is to build on Vice President and Dr. Biden’s lifelong commitment to protecting and advancing rights and opportunities of all people. Former Senator Ted Kaufman, Valerie Biden Owens, Mark Gitenstein, Mark Angelson and Jeff Peck will lead […]

Press Coverage

Joe Biden: Americans Must Stand With LGBT People Around the World

| Joe Biden, The Washington Post

My father taught me that everyone is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect. It’s a simple but powerful notion that lies at the heart of our identity as Americans. It is a truth that continues to drive me today, particularly when it comes to full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Dr. Jill Biden Speaks at GLSEN Respect Awards

| GLSEN

Dr. Jill Biden, a 28-year-educator and wife of the Vice President, spoke at last night’s GLSEN Respect Awards – New York gala, making the case that all students deserve to be safe in school, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

We’re In Milwaukee Celebrating Free Technical College

| Martha Kanter, Forbes

On September 9, 2015, Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) launched its free technical college program, MATC Promise, for high school graduates. It was on that same day President Obama and Dr. Jill Biden announced the College Promise Campaign—where I work—to make community and technical college free for all hardworking students.

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