Christopher Crater serves as the Community Engagement Associate for the Obama Foundation where he is a member of both the Public Engagement & My Brother’s Keeper Team. His primary responsibilities function to mobilize communities, stakeholders, and grassroots leaders, around the construction of the Obama Presidential Center (OPC) in Jackson Park. In addition to community engagement oversight, Christopher aids in program management for the Obama Youth Jobs Corps. (OYJC). Helping to advance initiatives that support young men of color as they navigate social-emotional needs, education and career planning. Prior to joining the Obama Foundation, Christopher helped pilot and mapped After School Matters PeaceMakers Program at Urban Prep Englewood. When he is not working on behalf of his community in his professional capacity, he is the Youth Ambassador for the Washington Park Chamber of Commerce.