As the news cycle continues to overflow with the latest on the investigation into the involvement of Trump Administration affiliates with Russia’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, the Obamas are preparing to usher in the next generation of leaders.
Kicking off on Tuesday afternoon in Chicago, the first-ever Obama Foundation Summit will hear former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama deliver a joint welcome address to attendees to open to the two-day event.
The Summit is expected to feature some 500 speakers and performers, including Chance The Rapper, Prince Harry and many others who share the Obamas’ passion for working together to provide opportunities and platforms for the young leaders of tomorrow.
“Whether you’re an artist or entrepreneur, organizer or civil servant, you’re here because you’ve demonstrated the passion, optimism, and devotion we need to move the world forward,” the former Commander-in-Chief wrote in a welcome note to attendees via the foundation’s official website. “Over the next two days, you will join others from across the globe who have helped drive progress in their own communities. You’ll have the chance to teach one another, learn from one another, and maybe even come up with the new ideas we need to solve our most intractable challenges and build a better future.”
To watch Barack and Michelle Obama’s welcome address live on Tuesday, October 31 at 4pm EST, click HERE.