From attending crucial city council meetings to sharing their hopes for their communities at events and dinners across the city, our neighbors are helping us bring the Obama Presidential Center and our work in Chicago to life. We look forward to strengthening our relationship with our neighbors for years to come.
We’re committed to ensuring that the community that has given so much to the Obamas benefits directly from the Obama Presidential Center. Check out the commitments and keep up with our progress+
June 19, 2018
The Chicago Community Conversation brought together people doing incredible work for communities across the city for a day of conversation, collaboration, and collective action. See highlights+
This community has given everything to me, and so when Michelle and I talked about where are we going to put our library, our museum, center, our activities, there was really no other choice for us than here.
President Obama, 2018
October 31, 2018
The Chicago City Council voted 48-0 to approve agreements between the City of Chicago and the Obama Foundation related to the Obama Presidential Center and Museum, the last step in the City’s approval process related to the Center. Read the full story+