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posted: 10/7/2021 3:05 PM

Motorola Solutions pledges $1 million to support Obama Presidential Center

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CHICAGO -- Motorola Solutions Thursday announced a $1 million contribution to the Obama Foundation to celebrate the groundbreaking and support development of the Obama Presidential Center.

The center will include a world-class museum and campus for community engagement, strengthen the local economy and help unlock the tremendous potential of Chicago's South Side, the company said.

"Motorola Solutions is proud to support the Obama Foundation, an organization that inspires, empowers and connects the next generation of leaders and equips them to build a more just and equitable world," said Greg Brown, chairman and CEO, Motorola Solutions. "Chicago is where our company was founded almost 100 years ago. So as a long-standing business and civic leader, our company has an important role to play in supporting initiatives that cultivate our community, providing inspiration and fostering constructive engagement for all residents of our city."

In addition to supporting the construction, Motorola's contribution will help advance the foundation's global programs and operations and fund an endowment to sustain the foundation's work into the future.