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Rendering of Obama Presidential Center, due to break ground in 2021. The center is located in Chicago’s Jackson Park neighborhood.

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Obama Presidential Center To Break Ground In 2021

After years of legal wrangling and feasibility studies, the Obama Presidential Center is scheduled to break ground as early as August in Chicago’s Jackson Park neighborhood.

Reset breaks down the latest on the project, and hears from those who still have concerns about the center’s location.


GUESTS: Michael Strautmanis, chief engagement officer at the Obama Foundation

Ghian Foreman, president and CEO of Emerald South Economic Development Collaborative

Ald. Jeanette Taylor, 20th Ward

Alex Goldenberg, executive director of Southside Together Organizing for Power (STOP)

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