12.04.2018 | Press

D.C.-area military families honored at special holiday celebration

“Former Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden, a proud military mom herself, took time to recognize the sacrifice military families make on behalf of their country.

“‘I want to say thank you to all the moms and dads and military families here,’ Biden said. ‘Thank you for your service. Thank you for your sacrifice. Thank you for being so brave.'”

12.04.2018 | News Releases

The Biden Foundation launches “As You Are” story map

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, December 4, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT Melanie Fonder Kaye [email protected] (202) 559-1801   The Biden Foundation launches “As […]

12.04.2018 | Blog

We must be advocates for LGBTQ youth

By Emily Hecht-McGowan “Rest gently. You are safe. Welcome home.”  On Friday, October 26th, Bishop Gene Robinson spoke these words […]

11.14.2018 | Blog

Exploring the world through community college

By Lauren Ford, Biden Fellow for Higher Education The Institute for International Education recently hosted its annual gala to promote […]

11.08.2018 | Blog

Notes from the road: G’day from the land down under

By Rory Brosius, Advisor for Military Families   Have you ever heard that catch ‘80s earworm by Men at Work, […]

11.30.2018 | Blog

Notes from the field: Welcome to the Y SAGE Table

By Lydia Thacker, Chief Diversity Officer of the YMCA of Metro Atlanta   SAGE Table is an initiative to fight […]

10.30.2018 | Press

Here’s How Dr. Jill Biden Continues Her Support for Military Spouses

While organizations such as MOAA have been critical to the recent successes in boosting employment and education opportunities for military spouses, Dr. Jill Biden reminded MOAA members in a recent video message that more work needs done.

“Military spouses are too valuable to be left on the sidelines,” said Biden in the video, adding that the Biden Foundation – a nonprofit created last year – is a founding sponsor of the Hiring 100K initiative, a program launched by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program in collaboration with Starbucks that’s designed to find jobs for 100,000 military spouses…

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10.30.2018 | Blog

Notes from the field: Supporting homeless LGBTQ youth in San Antonio

By Stacy Oksenberg, Chief Human Resources Officer, YMCA of Greater San Antonio; and Chelsea Berkowitz, Program Manager, Thrive Youth Center […]

10.26.2018 | News Releases

Remarks from Dr. Jill Biden at the USS Delaware christening ceremony

On Saturday, October 20, 2018, Dr. Jill Biden participated in the christening ceremony for the USS Delaware, a new Virginia-class […]

10.25.2018 | Blog

Empowering youth to create futures without gender-based violence

By Kendall LaVine, Biden Fellow for Violence Against Women Initiatives This spring, the Biden Foundation launched the Youth LEADS (Leverage, […]

10.29.2018 | Uncategorized

Vice President Biden receives 2018 Freedom Award

On October 17, Vice President Joe Biden received the 2018 Freedom Award from the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, […]

10.15.2018 | Blog

Notes from the road: Commemorating World Mental Health Day in London

By Mala Adiga and Rory Brosius Last week, we had the privilege to visit London and participate in the Global […]

05.09.2018 | Press

Vice President Joe Biden’s 5 ideas for helping America’s middle class

“A strong middle class breeds opportunity,” former Vice President Joe Biden said at a recent Brookings event, yet “if we have a weak middle class, we have a fractured country.” Vice President Biden delivered the keynote address at a forum co-sponsored by the Brookings Institution and the Biden Foundation to launch the institution’s new Future of the Middle Class Initiative.

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10.05.2018 | News Releases

Nobel Peace Prize: Joint statement by Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden

The Nobel committee could not have recognized two braver, worthier, or more dedicated individuals with their choice to award Dr. […]

10.05.2018 | Blog

Notes from the road: Let me tell you about my hometown…

By Rory Brosius, Advisor for Military Families If you’ve ever met me, you’ve likely heard me sing the praises of […]