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ABOUT THE FOUNDATION

The Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum Campus Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization formed by community leaders in Bronzeville. The group consists of influential leaders from around Bronzeville and has strong representation from the Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission (BMNHAC), a group that is seeking National Heritage Area status for the historical, neighborhood of Bronzeville.

The organization includes experts with a variety of skills sets at a local, regional and national level. The core team members and partners have been working with advisors throughout the Chicago region to compile a well-researched and inspiring package. The experts include local Bronzeville development and engineering partners, as well as nationally-recognized urban design and biomimicry experts. The organization has multiple committees that orchestrate and execute the decision-making process more detailed information about the foundation and our partners see pages 35 and 37 in the Request for Qualifications (RFQ).

 

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