Obama to speak at foundation’s summit in Chicago

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CHICAGO — Former President Barack Obama, author Dave Eggers and actress and singer Janelle Monae are will be among the speakers at the second Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago.

The summit is Sunday and Monday. It brings together young leaders from the foundation’s programs, including Obama Foundation Fellows, Africa Leaders and the Global Girls Alliance. They’ll discuss how people can bring about positive change in their communities and around the world.

They also will discuss what’s to come for the foundation in 2019, including with the Obama Presidential Center. The Chicago City Council unanimously approved a use agreement for the center last month.

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