• Obama in Chicago to meet first class of foundation`s fellows

    5 days ago - By WGN TV

    CHICAGO - Former president Barack Obama was back home in Chicago Wednesday, where he welcomed his first class of Obama Foundation fellows.
    The group met at the Stony Island Arts Bank, steps away from where the future Obama Presidential Center is expected to be built.
    The fellows are 20 people from eleven countries.
    More than 20,000 people from nearly 200 countries applied for the positions.
    Obama spoke about his plan to make the center a hub for training the next generation of civic leaders.
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  • Obama introduces first group of his foundation's fellows

    5 days ago - By Chicago Tribune

    Former President Barack Obama appeared on the South Side on Wednesday to greet his first class of Obama Foundation fellows. The gathering was held at the Stony Island Arts Bank, just steps from where the Obama Presidential Center is slated to be constructed. The meeting took place the day before...
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