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 […]
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 […]
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…
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.
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 […]
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 […]