04.24.2018 | Blog

Recognizing bravery and inspiring action at the Biden Courage Awards

By Tracey Vitchers, Executive Director of It’s On Us   On Wednesday, April 18th, It’s On Us and the Biden […]

04.11.2018 | News Releases

Biden Foundation Announces Three New Members of Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Biden Foundation announced Monday three new members to its Board of Directors: Micaela Fernandez Allen, Director […]

03.28.2018 | Press

New campaign opens a window onto the lives of military children

In April, the “Month of the Military Child,” a new campaign seeks to highlight those similarities. The Biden Foundation’s “Picturing Home” program invites military kids to express their idea of home through writing, art and photography.

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03.26.2018 | News Releases

The Biden Foundation & It’s On Us Announce Biden Courage Awards

Vice President Joe Biden to join awards event on April 18th honoring student heroes who have stepped in to stop […]

03.12.2018 | Blog

Support and acceptance for LGBTQ youth should start at home

Young people need to feel safe, supported, and affirmed in order to thrive. But far too many LGBTQ youth experience […]

03.12.2018 | Press

Joe Biden Discusses Income Inequality at Northwestern

Former Vice President Joe Biden delivered a speech Friday on U.S. income inequality and uneven economic growth at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Ben Harris, a visiting associate professor at Kellogg who served as Biden’s chief economist and economic adviser, helped arrange the event and offered a preview of the speech earlier in the week…

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03.07.2018 | News Releases

New Staff Join Biden Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Biden Foundation announced two new additions to its policy team. Rory Brosius will serve as […]

02.08.2018 | News Releases

Pittsburgh Steelers Cornerback William Gay Named to Biden Foundation Advisory Council Focused on Ending Violence Against Women

  Gay will join Vice President Biden at the Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values (AFLV) Central 2018 WASHINGTON – […]

02.01.2018 | News Releases

Biden Foundation marks one-year anniversary

The Biden Foundation opened its doors on February 1, 2017 — one year ago today. In its first year, the […]

01.22.2018 | News Releases

Biden Foundation Announces Advisory Councils Focused on Ending Violence Against Women, Advancing LGBTQ Equality

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Biden Foundation announced the formation of two Advisory Councils that will support its work to […]

12.21.2017 | Blog

During the holidays, family acceptance for LGBTQ youth is more important than ever

As many of us spend time with our families and loved ones this holiday season, it is worth remembering that for some, this is not an easy time of year. For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth who have been rejected by their families, the holidays can be particularly difficult, making the challenges they face in their daily lives and the negative impacts of such rejection much more acute. Read more…

11.30.2017 | Press

Biden Foundation launches forum on middle class economics

Former vice president Joe Biden’s foundation announced Wednesday the launch of the Biden Forum, an online conversation on the future of work and equality in America.

The decision follows Biden’s lifelong commitment to fighting for working Americans, the Biden Foundation said in a statement. The Biden Forum will expand on ideas to strengthen the middle class, increase economic equality and expand opportunities for all…

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11.28.2017 | Press

#MeToo stories won’t end until we focus on prevention

By now, we should be clear that the problem is not a few individual men, but rather a culture that excuses men’s behavior while marginalizing and blaming women. We must change society and to do so, we must address the culture that excuses sexual violence before men are CEOs or bosses or hold other positions of power.

11.15.2017 | Press

Former White House adviser on violence against women Lynn Rosenthal shares insights, guidance

“Social justice doesn’t just happen. It happens because people are willing to push it forward,” Lynn Rosenthal, director for the Biden Foundation’s initiative to end violence against women, told a group of attentive University of Delaware students on Thursday, Nov. 2. It was an important message delivered consistently during her visit with various groups of students, faculty, staff and community members throughout the day.

11.15.2017 | Blog

In observance of Veterans Day, Dr. Biden honors the military community in Atlanta and D.C.

Veterans Day provides us with an opportunity to express our gratitude to the service members, veterans, and military families who keep our country safe. Last Friday, Dr. Jill Biden, honorary co-chair of the Biden Foundation, participated in two events to honor the veteran and military community.

(Read more at the Biden Foundation blog.)