Press Coverage

Joe Biden: Reclaiming America’s Values

| Joe Biden, The New York Times

In over 45 years of working in global affairs, I’ve observed a simple truth: America’s ability to lead the world depends not just on the example of our power, but on the power of our example. American democracy is rooted in the belief that every man, woman and child has equal rights to freedom and […]

Joe Biden Tells Sexual Assault Survivors Not To “Give Up” Following DeVos Title IX Announcement

| Tyler Kingkade, BuzzFeed

Former vice president Joe Biden urged more than 800 activists on a Friday phone call to pressure their universities and the Trump administration to uphold protections for rape victims. “This Administration does not speak for the American people on this issue,” Biden said on the call, according to a readout obtained exclusively by BuzzFeed News. He […]

Bill Frist and Jill Biden: A call for better health and learning

| Bill Frist and Jill Biden, Tennessean

At Carpenters Middle School in Blount County, exercise and reading go hand in hand. Nearly 200 students participate in the “Pedal Power” program, spending 20 minutes a day reading a book they select while riding a recumbent bike. Students say that when they are physically active while they learn, they notice a difference…

News Releases

The Violence Against Women Act, 23 years later

| Lynn Rosenthal, Biden Foundation

Today marks the 23rd anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act. For me, this is an important day of reflection. When Joe Biden introduced VAWA to the Senate floor in 1990, he faced a culture of indifference and victim-blaming… Today, we know better, but our work is not done.

The Biden Foundation Welcomes Emily Hecht-McGowan, Policy Director For LGBTQ Pillar, And Additional Staff

| The Biden Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Biden Foundation, created to build on Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden’s long-standing work in areas such as violence against women, cancer, community colleges and equality, today announced that Emily Hecht-McGowan, longtime advocate for LGBTQ children and parents, will be joining the Foundation’s growing team as Policy Director for […]

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 […]

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