Obama making first public appearance of post-presidency in Chicago


by TheHill

Barack Obama will make the first public appearance of his post-presidency on Monday when he speaks at an event in his hometown of Chicago, his office said Friday.It ends a three-month period of relative silence sin...

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Washington Post reports:

Obama to make first post-presidency public appearance in Chicago next week

The town hall event will be the first in a series of public appearances by the former president just as President Trump approaches his 100th day in office.

www.rawstory.com reports:

Barack Obama to make first public appearance

After a few months of staying out of the spotlight, former President Barack Obama planned to make his first public appearance at the University of Chicago. The 44th president was set to appear Monday with community and youth leaders in his first public remarks since Jan. 20 for a “conversation on community organizing and civic engagement.”…

NBC4 Washington reports:

Obama Announces First Post-Presidency Appearance

Former President Barack Obama will come to Chicago Monday to make his first public appearance since leaving the White House.

Obama will discuss community organizing and civic engagement at the University of Chicago, according to a news release. The discussion with "young leaders" is invitation-only, but a television feed will be provided.  How One of Trump's Comments Angered South Korea "This event is part of President Obama’s post-presidency goal to encourage and support the next generation...