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03.27.2019 | Press

Youth LEADS: Working to End Gender-Based Violence Among Youth

From ending gun violence to combating climate change, young people are leading the way and working to drive real, lasting change in our communities and across the country. Despite this, young people have rarely been included in the conversation around one major, glaring epidemic of our time: ending gender-based violence. While a lot of progress has happened in the effort to combat gender-based violence, the rates have continued to be persistently high for young people: Eighty percent of sexual assault victims experienced their first assault before they were 25. One in nine teen girls experience some fort of dating violence in high school.

02.23.2019 | Press

Jill Biden tells Apprentice School graduates, “You are a master of a craft, a shipbuilder and a leader.”

Jill Biden praised Apprentice School graduates for “doing work worth doing”

The nation’s former second lady heralded the graduating class from Newport News Shipbuilding’s Apprentice School on Saturday — praising them for making the ships that “depart the safety of this harbor to change the world.”

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02.21.2019 | Press

New Effort Focuses on Increasing Community College Success for Women Students

LONG BEACH—Achieving the Dream is teaming up with the Biden Foundation to spearhead a bold, new initiative called “Community College Women Succeed,” aimed at helping adult women learners — including single parents — succeed and complete community college…

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02.05.2019 | Press

Biden Foundation teams up with LGBTQ groups on family acceptance campaign

The Advancing Acceptance campaign seeks to raise awareness about the importance of family acceptance for transgender and gender-nonconforming youth.

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12.24.2018 | Press

For LGBTQ Foster Youth, the Holidays Might Make Feelings of Isolation Worse

“After I aged out of foster care, while my peers would talk about how excited they were to be traveling home, I spent the holidays in my dorm room.”

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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.'”

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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09.24.2018 | Press

Aberdeen Proving Ground, Jill Biden honor sacrifices of Gold Star Mothers, Families Sunday

“Like a secret handshake, I can spot them,” Biden, the wife of former Vice President Joe Biden and guest speaker at Sunday’s brunch, told the crowd that included 38 Gold Star mothers. “I know the injustice of outliving a child, the pain of a future stolen away, of mourning forever a voice you’ll never hear.”

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09.17.2018 | Press

Joe and Jill Biden speak at the 2018 Human Rights Campaign National Dinner

On Saturday, September 15, Vice President Joe Biden headlined the Human Rights Campaign’s 22nd annual National Dinner in Washington, D.C. […]

09.06.2018 | Press

Dr. Jill Biden talks supporting veterans with ‘Walk of America’

Six veterans who just completed the 3-month, 1,000-mile “Walk of America” – Kev Carr, Adele Loar, Kemsley Whittlesea, Jonny Burns, Frankie Perez and Larry Hinkle – join Dr. Jill Biden live on TODAY to talk about bringing veterans’ mental health into the spotlight. “There are so many invisible wounds and all of these wounded warriors have experienced that,” Biden says. “To hear their stories, they’re just so inspiring.”

08.07.2018 | Press

The Biden Foundation’s LGBTQ Youth Campaign Wants Your Stories Of Family, Love & Rejection

Through his foundation, former Vice President Joe Biden has spent his time out of office working on issues like ending violence against women, strengthening the middle class, and supporting military families. Now, the focus is expanding, and the Biden Foundation’s LGBTQ youth campaign wants your stories of family, love, and rejection.

07.27.2018 | Press

Joe and Jill Biden Are Committed to Supporting Veterans’ Mental and Physical Health

Former Vice President Joe and Dr. Jill Biden are calling attention to veterans’ issues as part of Walking With The Wounded. Six veterans from the U.S. and UK are walking 1,000 miles across America to raise awareness for mental health.

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07.25.2018 | Press

Former second lady Jill Biden stops in St. Louis as part of Walk of America

Former second lady Jill Biden visits St. Louis on Wednesday.

She has joined forces with Walk of America to help raise awareness for wounded veterans from the United States and the United Kingdom.

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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03.28.2018 | Press

New campaign opens a window onto the lives of military children

In April, the “Month of the Military Child,” a new campaign seeks to highlight those similarities. The Biden Foundation’s “Picturing Home” program invites military kids to express their idea of home through writing, art and photography.

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