Former President Obama at the University of Chicago
in his first public appearance since leaving the White House, former President Obama spoke about community organizing and civic engagement. Before moderating a panel of six young Chicago-area civic leaders, he talked about the time he spent in Chicago as a community organizer. In describing his post-presidency plans, he said, “The single most important thing I can do is to help in any way I can to prepare the next generation of leadership to take up the baton and to take their own crack at changing the world.” close
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Barack Obama U.S. President (Former) United States
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Ayanna Watkins Student Kenwood Academy High School (Chicago)
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