Michelle Obama, April 2021.
Michelle Obama, April 2021.

News & Events

Spring 2021

Announcing Posse Arts: Michelle Obama Celebrates New Posse Collaboration with Lin-Manuel Miranda

The Posse Foundation has launched a new arts initiative in partnership with Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Miranda Family Fund, with CalArts as the first institutional partner. Former First Lady Michelle Obama announced the program at a virtual panel hosted by Lin-Manuel Miranda in honor of his upcoming film "In the Heights."


Posse New Orleans Scholar Tareain King (center) with students at Andrew H. Wilson Elementary School.

Summer 2013

Scholar Uses Internships to Aid NOLA Revitalization

Bard College Scholar Tareian King devoted her spring semester to finding a summer internship that would help her develop valuable professional skills and also provide her with the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution.

Bruno Mars performed at Posse's Annual Gala, An Evening of Stars.

Summer 2013

Bruno Mars Performs at Annual Posse Gala

On May 22, singing sensation Bruno Mars took the stage at Cipriani Wall Street in downtown Manhattan, offering an energetic benefit concert that packed the dance floor as part of The Posse Foundation’s Annual Gala, <i>An Evening of Stars</i>.

Summer 2013

Carleton Dean Prepares Leaders of Tomorrow

Hudlin Wagner, the vice president for student development and dean of students at Carleton College, has spent her career encouraging young adults to pursue education and to be catalysts for change.

Summer 2013

Tulane Scholar Selected as Panelist for NBC Education Nation

In April, Charlie Draughter, who will be a sophomore at Tulane University this fall, was chosen from hundreds of local students to be a student panelist at a town hall forum in New Orleans for NBC News’ Education Nation, a series that explores the state of education in America.

Hamilton College Scholar Amareux Rodriguez.

Summer 2013

Hamilton Scholar Prepares for International Career

“My experiences in Australia and D.C. have taught me that our world will become increasingly interconnected, and with that comes a demand for multilateral cooperation in many different industries,” says Amie. “With my interests in relief work, video advocacy, and education, I expect to continue developing skills that can adapt to the world as my career matures.”

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