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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 […]

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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04.11.2018 | News Releases

Biden Foundation Announces Three New Members of Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Biden Foundation announced Monday three new members to its Board of Directors: Micaela Fernandez Allen, Director […]

03.26.2018 | News Releases

The Biden Foundation & It’s On Us Announce Biden Courage Awards

Vice President Joe Biden to join awards event on April 18th honoring student heroes who have stepped in to stop […]

03.12.2018 | Press

Joe Biden Discusses Income Inequality at Northwestern

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…

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01.22.2018 | News Releases

Biden Foundation Announces Advisory Councils Focused on Ending Violence Against Women, Advancing LGBTQ Equality

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Biden Foundation announced the formation of two Advisory Councils that will support its work to […]

11.30.2017 | Press

Biden Foundation launches forum on middle class economics

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…

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11.28.2017 | Press

#MeToo stories won’t end until we focus on prevention

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.

11.15.2017 | Press

Former White House adviser on violence against women Lynn Rosenthal shares insights, guidance

“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.

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.)

10.31.2017 | Press

Biden, Lady Gaga release sexual assault awareness PSA

Lady Gaga and former Vice President Joe Biden are teaming up again to advocate against sexual assault, releasing a PSA as part of the “It’s On Us” campaign started by Biden and former President Barack Obama.

“Lady Gaga has been the voice for people who have been forgotten, the people who have been abused — until it happens to you,” he said in the video shared on Lady Gaga’s Twitter account Wednesday.
10.16.2017 | News Releases

Vice President Biden receives Courage Award for lifetime of anti-violence work

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 of service working to end sexual assault and intimate partner violence and championing LGBTQ equality.

10.03.2017 | News Releases

Continuing their support of military families, the Bidens attend the 2017 Invictus Games

Dr. Biden and Vice President Biden at the 2017 Invictus Games, Toronto

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, and volunteers who made the Games possible…

09.26.2017 | Press

“I Was Heartbroken”: Joe Biden Pens a Moving Essay About His Fight to End Sexual Assault on Campus

When I had the great honor of serving as this country’s vice president, my responsibilities took me around the world and back again. But nothing was more important to me than continuing my life’s work to end violence against women… Since 1994, domestic violence rates have dropped by 63 percent. Rape crisis centers, battered-women’s shelters, and survivor hotlines have sprung up across the country. But it seems like time has stood still on college campuses.

09.14.2017 | Press

Joe Biden: Reclaiming America’s Values

In over 45 years of working in global affairs, I’ve observed a simple truth: America’s ability to lead the world depends not just on the example of our power, but on the power of our example.

American democracy is rooted in the belief that every man, woman and child has equal rights to freedom and dignity. While the United States is far from perfect, we have never given up the struggle to grow closer to the ideals in our founding documents.