• Obama expected to stay silent on Trump in first public speech

    2 monthes ago - By New York Post

    Barack Obama will deliver his first post-presidency public speech Monday in Chicago - but don't expect any harsh words for President Trump. The event at the University of Chicago will include young leaders and students “for a conversation on community organizing and civic engagement,” according to a statement from an Obama aide. “This event is...
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  • Obama to make first public appearance since leaving office in Chicago next week

    Obama to make first public appearance since leaving office in Chicago next week

    2 monthes ago - By Washington Examiner

    Obama is set to speak at the university about community organizing and civic engagement.
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  • Barack Obama Announces First Public Appearance Since Leaving White House

    Barack Obama Announces First Public Appearance Since Leaving White House

    2 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    Barack Obama will make the first public appearance of his post-presidency life on Monday.
    Obama will join young leaders to discuss community organizing and civic engagement at the University of Chicago , the school where he once was a law professor. The former president began his career as a community organizer on the city's South Side and is in the process of building his presidential library there.
    “This event is part of President Obama's post-presidency goal to encourage and support the next generation of leaders driven by strengthening communities around the country and the world,”...
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  • Barack Obama Returning, to Speak at Chicago Event

    Barack Obama Returning, to Speak at Chicago Event

    2 monthes ago - By FOX News

    President Barack Obama will make his first speech since leaving the White House on Monday in Chicago,
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  • Obama to hold first public event of his post-presidency

    2 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - Former President Barack Obama will speak Monday in Chicago to young community leaders and organizers at the University of Chicago, where his presidential library is planned. Obama's first public engagement comes as President Donald Trump nears his 100-day mark in office next week. The news release announcing the event says Obama's post-presidential goal is "to encourage and support the next generation of leaders driven by strengthening communities around the country and the world."
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  • What it's like to eat dinner at the same restaurant as the Obamas

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Obamas have been taking a much-deserved break from politics since moving out of the White House. But next week, it's back to reality.
    President Barack Obama will be in Chicago on Monday to discuss community organization and civic engagement.
    As we all know, the Obamas have impeccable taste in food, so it wouldn't be surprising to see the former president surveying the Chicago dining scene when he returns stateside. Will he visit the renowned Alinea? Or return to an old Obama favorite, Spiaggia?
    Last September, my husband and I had a chance run-in with Barack and Michelle, who were in...
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  • Former President Obama to visit University of Chicago

    2 monthes ago - By ABC

    Former President Barack Obama will visit a Chicago university next week to speak on civic engagement, his press office announced Friday.
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  • Barack Obama to give first speech since leaving office in Chicago

    2 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    CHICAGO - Former President Barack Obama will speak to young people at the University of Chicago Monday, in what will be his first speech since leaving the White House. “This event is part of President Obama's post-presidency goal to encourage and support the next generation of leaders driven by strengthening communities around the country and the world,” spokesman Kevin Lewis said in a news release. Young adults from Chicago-area schools have been invited to attend the event. Obama has visited Chicago one other time [...]
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  • Obama's back: Former president to hold Chicago event on Monday

    2 monthes ago - By Politico

    Former President Barack Obama will make his first public appearance Monday, hosting an event on civic engagement back on his old stomping grounds at the University of Chicago. The event, open to the public but with limited tickets, will bring together younger leaders and students “for a conversation on community organizing and civic engagement.” It won't be an explicitly political event. Obama represented the neighborhood the campus is in while in the Illinois state senate, and was a law professor there. He last stopped by the campus in 2016, using an event at the law school to make a push...
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  • Ex-President Barack Obama to give 1st speech since leaving office, in Chicago on Monday

    2 monthes ago - By Chicago Tribune

    Former President Barack Obama will return to Chicago on Monday to speak to young people at the University of Chicago, in what will be his first speech since leaving the White House. Obama and young leaders will hold a conversation on civic engagement and discuss community organizing, his office...
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