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 […]

05.10.2018 | Blog

There’s no place like home for military-connected children

By Maggie Phillips, Biden Fellow for Military Families The most quoted line from The Wizard of Oz is the one […]

05.07.2018 | Blog

Empowering young people to determine their futures 

By Shéár Avory, Biden Fellow for LGBTQ Equality Note: This post is part of our “The Heart of the Issue” series, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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…

11.15.2017 | 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.)

09.13.2017 | Blog

The Violence Against Women Act, 23 years later

Today marks the 23rd anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act. For me, this is an important day of reflection.

When Joe Biden introduced VAWA to the Senate floor in 1990, he faced a culture of indifference and victim-blaming… Today, we know better, but our work is not done.