04.17.2019 | Blog

Passing the mic to young leaders

By Kendall LaVine, Policy Fellow for Violence Against Women Initiatives The Biden Foundation is proud to present the Youth LEADS […]

04.12.2019 | Blog

Notes from the field: CASA Ruby recap

By Thomas Hudson, Policy Associate for LGBTQ Equality Recently, the Biden Foundation partnered with CASA Ruby to hold a youth […]

03.28.2019 | Blog

Notes from the field: Planting seeds of equity

By Cody Bushong, YMCA of Western North Carolina This country has made great progress in support of the LGBTQ+ community, […]

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 […]

02.28.2019 | 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 […]

02.14.2019 | 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 […]

02.04.2019 | 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 […]

01.10.2019 | 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 […]

12.20.2018 | 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 […]

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 […]