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Obama surprised a group of Chicago high school graduates - all Obama Youth Jobs Corps interns - at the Urban Alliance on Tuesday

The Barack effect: watch trainees' faces light up when the former president surprises them by dropping them at their Obama Youth Jobs Corps meeting

  • The teenagers – all Obama Youth Jobs Corps interns at the Urban Alliance – expressed disbelief as Barack walked in and started shaking their hands
  • Meeting took place in Chicago
  • A student explained that she is doing an internship at the site responsible for building the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago
  • In a video that was shared with the Obama Foundation, a teenager told her that she was trying hard not to cry & # 39;
  • Urban Alliance has set up the Obama Youth Jobs Corps to increase access to economic opportunities for students in disadvantaged communities in Chicago
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A group of recent high school graduates were pleasantly surprised when former President Barack Obama made a guest appearance at their meeting on Tuesday,

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The teenagers – all Obama Youth Jobs Corps interns at the Urban Alliance – expressed disbelief as Barack walked in and began shaking their hands at the Chicago office.

& # 39; It's good to see you, how is everyone doing? & # 39; Obama stated when he greeted the group as a collective. & # 39; This is the summer before you go out into the world and do all kinds of great things. That is exciting. & # 39;

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Obama surprised a group of Chicago high school graduates - all Obama Youth Jobs Corps interns - at the Urban Alliance on Tuesday

Obama surprised a group of Chicago high school graduates – all Obama Youth Jobs Corps interns – at the Urban Alliance on Tuesday

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A student explained that she is doing an internship at the site responsible for the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago, for which the 44th president thanked her.

He added: & As you know, part of the purpose of this program is to expose you to what is possible, also to ensure that you acknowledge that even if you succeed, the communities where you come from, you need to be active and engaged and focused. & # 39;

Another graduate shared that the help of the foundation helped her and other minority students to reach their goals.

The teenagers were too excited and hurried to greet the president, with some embracing him in an exciting way

The teenagers were too excited and hurried to greet the president, with some embracing him in an exciting way

The teenagers were too excited and hurried to greet the president, with some embracing him in an exciting way

A student explains that she is doing an internship at the site responsible for building the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago, for which the 44th President thanked her for
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A student explains that she is doing an internship at the site responsible for building the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago, for which the 44th President thanked her for

A student explains that she is doing an internship at the site responsible for building the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago, for which the 44th President thanked her for

He added: & As you know, part of the purpose of this program is to expose you to what is possible, also to ensure that you acknowledge that even if you succeed, the communities where you come from, you need to be active and committed and focused & # 39;

He added: & As you know, part of the purpose of this program is to expose you to what is possible, also to ensure that you acknowledge that even if you succeed, the communities where you come from, you need to be active and committed and focused & # 39;

He added: & As you know, part of the purpose of this program is to expose you to what is possible, also to ensure that you acknowledge that even if you succeed, the communities where you come from, you need to be active and committed and focused & # 39;

& # 39; Many minority students or people who look like the people in this room are always two steps behind in life, & # 39; the young woman claimed, & with this opportunity we all feel we have a level playing field and I really wanted to thank. & # 39;

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In a video that was shared with the Obama Foundation, a teenager said she tried to cry her the hardest.

The Urban Alliance has created the Obama Youth Jobs Corps – in collaboration with the Obama Foundation – to improve access to economic opportunities for high school students in underprivileged communities in Chicago, according to their website.

& # 39; Through work-willingness training and early, meaningful work experience at companies throughout the city, OYJC will provide students with the skills, experience, and exposure needed to succeed, & # 39 ;, the website said.

The Urban Alliance created the Obama Youth Jobs Corps - in collaboration with the Obama Foundation - to improve access to economic opportunities for high school students in Chicago-poor communities

The Urban Alliance created the Obama Youth Jobs Corps - in collaboration with the Obama Foundation - to improve access to economic opportunities for high school students in Chicago-poor communities

The Urban Alliance created the Obama Youth Jobs Corps – in collaboration with the Obama Foundation – to improve access to economic opportunities for high school students in Chicago-poor communities

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