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.)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Biden Foundation announced a new expansion of its team with the hiring of two additional policy experts. Ben Harris (Consultant) and Gina Lee (Policy Associate, Higher Education and Military Families) have joined the Foundation’s staff to continue driving the work championed by Vice President and Dr. Biden. “We’re so fortunate […]
Here at the Biden Foundation, we seek to expand equality and fairness for all people. This guiding principle informs our work in two key areas — ending violence against women and securing LGBTQ equality — and the powerful intersections between them… On Wednesday, October 11th — National Coming Out Day — AVP presented Vice President Joe Biden with the Courage Award for his decades […]
This past weekend Dr. Biden and Vice President Biden traveled to Toronto, Ontario, to attend the third Invictus Games, an international sporting event for wounded, sick, or injured warriors started by Prince Harry in 2014. They went to cheer on Team USA — as well as all 550 athletes from 17 nations — and meet with the family, friends, […]
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.