Obama Presidential Center Updates

A New Agreement for the Obama Presidential Center

September 20, 2018 7:03 PM

Today, the City of Chicago’s Department of Planning and Development introduced an ordinance to City Council concerning the Obama Presidential Center. That ordinance… More

Watch: President Obama shares the vision of the Presidential Center

August 28, 2018 5:36 PM

Watch President Obama share his vision for the Obama Presidential Center during a surprise visit with supporters and stakeholders—a vision for a public space that… More

Obama Foundation Builds Team to Promote Local, Diverse Hiring at the Obama Presidential Center

June 29, 2018 8:02 AM

Two New Hires Include Former Director of Contract Compliance for Cook County and HACIA Program Director, and African-American Owned Economic Development and Consulting… More

A Milestone for the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago

May 21, 2018 5:45 PM

“We are heartened by the outpouring of enthusiasm and support for the OPC and thank everyone who came today to lend their voice to this… More

Fact Sheet: Obama Foundation Announces Updates to Zoning and Lakefront Protection Ordinance Applications

May 7, 2018 1:31 PM

In response to months of community feedback and input, the Foundation is announcing several minor changes to its zoning and lakefront protection ordinance… More

Our Commitment to our Neighbors

May 4, 2018 12:00 PM

Today, we are unveiling the Obama Foundation Community Commitments — our pledge to make sure the community that gave the Obamas so much benefits directly… More

Mayor Emanuel and Obama Foundation Announce New South Side Chicago Public Library Branch at Obama Presidential Center

May 1, 2018 5:01 PM

New CPL Branch Will Bring Additional Programs and Resources to Chicago’s South Side Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Obama… More

Highlights from the Obama Foundation Public Meeting

March 1, 2018 7:54 PM

Earlier this evening, Michael Strautmanis, chief engagement officer at the Obama Foundation, sent the message below to the Foundation’s full email… More

Obama Foundation to Host Public Meeting to Receive Feedback on Zoning Application and Obama Presidential Center Design

February 15, 2018 9:45 AM

Chicago, IL – Today, the Obama Foundation announced that it will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, February 27 at McCormick… More

Obama Foundation Submits Planned Development and Lakefront Protection Ordinance Applications for Obama Presidential Center with City of Chicago

January 10, 2018 7:02 AM

Foundation looks forward to next steps, including continued community engagement to develop the OPC. You can learn more about the future OPC… More

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