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 | 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 […]

10.25.2018 | 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, […]

10.15.2018 | 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 […]

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 […]

09.26.2018 | Blog

Notes from the field: Inclusivity at the Y

By Liz T., Camp Counselor at YMCA Camp Tockwogh (YMCA of Delaware) Note: This is part off a blog series […]

09.14.2018 | Blog

Five tips for back-to-school success for community college students

By Lauren Ford, Biden Fellow for Higher Education From preschool to college, August and September is “Back to School” season. […]

08.27.2018 | Blog

Back-to-school advice from the future, for military-connected kids

By Maggie Phillips, Biden Fellow for Military Families It’s the end of a long summer day.  My kids’ interactions are […]

08.20.2018 | Blog

Notes from the field: Celebrating Pride at the Ann Arbor YMCA

By Tony Kayumi, President & CEO of the Ann Arbor YMCA Note: This is the first installment of a blog […]

08.01.2018 | Blog

Meet the new class of It’s On Us Regional Advisors

By Silvia Zenteno, Biden Fellow for Violence Against Women Initiatives It’s On Us and the Biden Foundation are excited to […]

07.05.2018 | Blog

Notes from the Road: Meeting up with the Walk of America Team in Southern California

By Rory Brosius, Military Families Advisor If you’ve been following the Biden Foundation’s social media feed this summer, you probably […]

06.28.2018 | Blog

Creating access for community college students through work, school, and fellowship

By Lauren Ford, Biden Fellow for Higher Education I remember receiving my acceptance letter from Xavier University (OH), how excited […]