Big Job for Obama Center Nonprofit

2017-08-31T15:05:28+00:00August 31st, 2017|Categories: HUB-Posts, National & Local News|Tags: |

Former Obama Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be a co-chair of the board of a new non-profit development organization launched on Tuesday with a giant mission: to leverage the economic impact of the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park for the surrounding South Side communities.

Duncan, a former Chicago Public Schools chief and Hyde Park resident, is a managing partner at the Emerson Collective — working on projects to reduce gun violence.