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Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey to assess the level of support for the Obama Presidential Library to be built in North Lawndale.  Click here to see the raw results and an analysis. We encourage you to comment on the blog post, and to follow our blog so you get updates every time a new blog article is posted.
North Lawndale celebrates Obama library proposal, Dec. 11
 
NBA Hall of Famer and business leader Isiah Thomas will join North Lawndale community and UIC leaders and 350 elementary school students at Sumner Math & Science Community Academy to celebrate and showcase the submission of the University of Illinois at Chicago-North Lawndale proposal to host the Obama Presidential Library.
 
WHEN:
Thursday, December 11
1 p.m.
 
WHERE:
Sumner Math & Science Community Academy
Auditorium
4320 W. Fifth Avenue
 
DETAILS:
Speakers will inform the audience about the University of Illinois at Chicago's proposal to host the Obama Presidential Library on a North Lawndale community site bounded by Fifth Avenue, Kildare and Kostner Avenues and Roosevelt Road.
 
Principal W. Delores Robinson will launch an Obama Presidential Library essay campaign and lead Sumner students, decked out in Obama-themed t-shirts, in celebrating to the tune of Stevie Wonder's "Signed, Sealed, Delivered.” The auditorium will be decorated in student art supporting the Obama Presidential Library.
 
Sumner, a magnet school specializing in math and science for students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, is located across the street from the site.
 
UIC representatives, elected officials and community leaders will join students at the celebration.
 
Anne Brooks Ranallo
Associate Director, News Bureau
University of Illinois at Chicago
312-355-2523
@aranalloUIC
 

 
Paul Norrington, Chairman of the North Lawndale Obama Library Committee (above) makes the case for the Obama Presidential Library to be located in North Lawndale during a town hall meeting held on December 8, 2014. 

The North Lawndale Presidential Library Committee Hosts
Town Hall Meeting

The North Lawndale Presidential Library Committee held a town all meeting on December 8, 2014 at North Lawndale College Preparatory Charter High School-Collins Campus. More
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