“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.”
“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.'”
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…
“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.
“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.”
On Saturday, September 15, Vice President Joe Biden headlined the Human Rights Campaign’s 22nd annual National Dinner in Washington, D.C. […]
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Former Vice President Joe Biden delivered a speech Friday on U.S. income inequality and uneven economic growth at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Ben Harris, a visiting associate professor at Kellogg who served as Biden’s chief economist and economic adviser, helped arrange the event and offered a preview of the speech earlier in the week…
Former vice president Joe Biden’s foundation announced Wednesday the launch of the Biden Forum, an online conversation on the future of work and equality in America.
The decision follows Biden’s lifelong commitment to fighting for working Americans, the Biden Foundation said in a statement. The Biden Forum will expand on ideas to strengthen the middle class, increase economic equality and expand opportunities for all…
By now, we should be clear that the problem is not a few individual men, but rather a culture that excuses men’s behavior while marginalizing and blaming women. We must change society and to do so, we must address the culture that excuses sexual violence before men are CEOs or bosses or hold other positions of power.
“Social justice doesn’t just happen. It happens because people are willing to push it forward,” Lynn Rosenthal, director for the Biden Foundation’s initiative to end violence against women, told a group of attentive University of Delaware students on Thursday, Nov. 2. It was an important message delivered consistently during her visit with various groups of students, faculty, staff and community members throughout the day.