Take ActionThe First Family joined others in beginning the walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches, in Selma, Alabama.
Joe Biden 2020 Needs Obama Alumni
“That’s why, I am going to be spending as much time as necessary and campaigning as hard as I can for Joe Biden. I am hoping that all of you feel the same sense of urgency that I do… Put yourself to work and make this your #1 priority.” – President Obama
Head to this page – Help Biden/Harris – to see how you can help the Biden/Harris campaign today!
Get involved in some of the inspiring work that the Obama family & progressive allies are doing! Do you run or work for a progressive organization? Let us know!
Please see a small compilation of ways you can make a difference, if you are healthy and able, during COVID-19: COVID-19: Ways to Make A Difference
Also, check out:
- Read and Share how Alumni are using their voices to take action. Check out these recent articles and books here on our Obama Alumni Voices page.
- If you are interested in getting involved in your community, see the Organizing for Action training materials.
Find an event near you!
The Obama Alumni Association has teamed up with Mobilize America to create our very own Obama Alumni Association event feed. All you have to do is put in your zip code, and you will see a variety of events pop up that are happening near you!
YOU can be the next Obama Alum to run for office!
We are so proud of the many Obama Alumni who have decided to run for office and serve their communities in the political arena. YOU can join them! The Obama Alumni Association can help get the word out about your campaign, sign up to be listed on the website and check out our recommended resources below. We can’t wait to see you on the trail.
Featured Actions & Engagement
The biggest rigged system in America is gerrymandering. Help Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee ensure that redistricting is fair.
Collective PAC – Building Black political Power
The Collective Pac’s mission is to build Black political power, and through our various entities, we do this through educating and equipping voters, donors and candidates with various resources including trainings, technical assistance, paid communications and fundraising.
Courage to Fight Gun Violence
Giffords is on a mission to save lives from Gun Violence. Led by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, our organization works to tackle America’s gun violence crisis. A safer America is possible—one where our children can grow up without fear of gun violence—and that is why we’re in this fight.
Join Indivisible to help lift up a grassroots movement of local groups to elect progressive leaders and defeat the Trump agenda.
Join an event near you to stand up for what you believe in
Save our Climate!
NRDC works to safeguard the earth and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Inspiring, Empowering, and Connecting People to change the world
The Obama Foundation has been developing programs and opportunities for you to get involved in a variety of ways. From civic leaders who are already making an impact in their communities to people looking for a place to start, they invite you to explore their work and dive in.
Protecting the ACA
Protect Our Care is fighting to protect health care for millions of Americans
Complete your education. Own your future
The REACH HIGHER INITIATIVE is Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s effort to inspire every student in the U.S. to take charge of their future by completing their education past high school, whether at a professional training program, a community college, or a four-year college or university.
Skill Smart – Looking for a Job or Need to Hire?
Skill Smart developed technology for job seekers to display their skills in a meaningful way that draws attention from potential employers. In the same platform, they give employers the right tools to identify the exact skills they need.
Join the Fight
Women are marching, running for office, donating to and advocating for causes and campaigns, and voting in record numbers. We can be the most powerful force in America—if we do the work together. Sign up to be a founding member and be part of this from the beginning.
Take back the house
Swing Left helps you find and commit to supporting progressives in swing districts.
Take action for DREAMers
United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led community in the country. They create welcoming spaces for young people – regardless of immigration status – to support, engage, and empower them to make their voice heard and win!
Everyone should be registered to vote
When We All Vote, is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization, working to ensure that every eligible American is registered and ready to vote in every election.