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- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Mae Jemison, Herbie Hancock Will Meet With Hyde Park High Schoolers Through Obama Foundation Lecture Series
The Hyde Park Speakers Academy aims to inspire South Side students to reach the same heights as the program's accomplished guests, foundation CEO Valerie Jarrett said.
U.S. Supreme Court Denies Petition To Stop Obama Center Construction In Jackson Park
Protect Our Parks had filed the petition Aug. 16, the same day the Obama Foundation broke ground for the presidential center.
Federal Judge Denies Bid To Halt Obama Center’s Construction In Jackson Park
A U.S. District Court judge ruled against South Side residents' request to pause the center's construction during their latest lawsuit, but the judge didn't dismiss the case outright.
After Obama Portraits Tour, South Side Groups Launch Grants, Book Pop-Up For New Artists And Young Readers
After seeing the “beauty of Blackness and excellence” through the Obamas exhibit, Hyde Park and Englewood organizations want to keep motivating young South Siders.
Obama Presidential Center To Break Ground This Summer In Jackson Park
Years of federal reviews have come to a close, and construction could begin as soon as August, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Wednesday.
Obama Foundation To Host ‘My History, My Voice’ Storytelling Night In South Shore Wednesday
The foundation continues its celebration of Black History Month with a storytelling event from 6–8 p.m. at South Shore Brew, 7101 S. Yates Blvd.
Obamas Focus On Community At Foundation Summit, But No Talk Of Neighbors’ Role In Presidential Center Plans
Michelle Obama said the presidential center will bring "life" to a dormant Jackson Park. "It might be protected and loved by its friends, but it's not used by the community."