ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:
Along with his political campaigning and fundraising, the former president has other projects that will shape his post-presidency. He's writing a memoir. The Obamas have a production deal with Netflix. And they've created the Obama Foundation in Chicago. NPR's Melissa Block went to Chicago to see one of their civic engagement programs in action.
MELISSA BLOCK, BYLINE: It's morning at a boot camp, and it's going to get loud.
UNIDENTIFIED PERSON #1: I said I'm alive.
UNIDENTIFIED PEOPLE: I'm alive.
UNIDENTIFIED PERSON #1: I'm awake.