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CHICAGO (CBSMiami/AP) — Fresh off a well-deserved vacation, former President Barack Obama will be in Chicago on Monday to hold his first public event of his post-presidential life.

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Obama will speak at the University of Chicago where his presidential library is planned. College students from around the Chicago area are expected to attend.

The invitation-only event is being billed as part of his post-presidency goal to “encourage and support the next generation of leaders.”

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Obama delivered his presidential farewell speech in Chicago in January.

His first public engagement since then comes as President Donald Trump nears his 100-day mark in office.

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