03.12.2019 | Blog

A beginning and an end

By Lauren Ford, Biden Foundation Fellow for Higher Education In December 2017, I was forwarded a job description through an […]

02.23.2019 | Press

Jill Biden tells Apprentice School graduates, “You are a master of a craft, a shipbuilder and a leader.”

Jill Biden praised Apprentice School graduates for “doing work worth doing”

The nation’s former second lady heralded the graduating class from Newport News Shipbuilding’s Apprentice School on Saturday — praising them for making the ships that “depart the safety of this harbor to change the world.”

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02.28.2019 | Blog

Notes from the field: Working together to create a better community for all

By Ali Munshi, Heart of the Valley YMCA   This past summer, the Reston Pride Festival was held at the […]

02.21.2019 | Press

New Effort Focuses on Increasing Community College Success for Women Students

LONG BEACH—Achieving the Dream is teaming up with the Biden Foundation to spearhead a bold, new initiative called “Community College Women Succeed,” aimed at helping adult women learners — including single parents — succeed and complete community college…

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02.14.2019 | Blog

A letter to my son

By Deborah Munn Note: This blog post is a letter from Deborah to her son Charlie, one of two men […]

02.05.2019 | Press

Biden Foundation teams up with LGBTQ groups on family acceptance campaign

The Advancing Acceptance campaign seeks to raise awareness about the importance of family acceptance for transgender and gender-nonconforming youth.

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02.05.2019 | News Releases

Acceptance is Key to Ensuring Transgender Young People Are Safe, Healthy, and Thriving

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACTS: Calla Rongerude, Movement Advancement Project, [email protected], 415.205.2520 Melanie Fonder Kaye, Biden Foundation, [email protected], 202.559.1801 Charles […]

02.04.2019 | Blog

Perspective: Jussie Smollett and the dangers of being black and queer

By Thomas Hudson, Policy Associate for LGBTQ Equality Note: Since this commentary was posted, Jussie Smollett has been charged with […]

01.31.2019 | Blog

Notes from the field: Greenville is an open and inclusive community for all

By Anthony Thompson, Board Volunteer, YMCA of Greenville   As LGBTQ+ youth, we are taught that big cities are a […]

01.22.2019 | News Releases

Biden Foundation releases “As You Are” educational acceptance video, additional resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January 22, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT Melanie Fonder Kaye [email protected] (202) 559-1801   Biden Foundation releases “As […]

01.10.2019 | Blog

I Serve 2: Identifying and caring for military-connected kids in a clinical setting

By Dr. Alicia Gill Rossiter and Dr. Peggy Wilmoth “My daddy taught me how to walk when I was a little […]

12.29.2018 | Uncategorized

Notes from the field: For social responsibility

By James Condon, Recruiting Director, YMCA of Central Florida     Many of us know social responsibility is one of […]

12.24.2018 | Press

For LGBTQ Foster Youth, the Holidays Might Make Feelings of Isolation Worse

“After I aged out of foster care, while my peers would talk about how excited they were to be traveling home, I spent the holidays in my dorm room.”

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12.20.2018 | Blog

Demystifying campus sexual assault data

By Kendall LaVine, Biden Fellow for violence against women initiatives   One in five women will experience sexual assault during […]

12.17.2018 | Blog

A week in the life of a Biden Fellow

By Lauren Ford, Biden Fellow for Higher Education This year I was honored to be selected as one of five […]