eSports Opportunities for Kids

(East St. Louis, Ill. – May 1, 2020) –  The Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation (JJKF) announced it will be launching a new eSports learning and competitive playing opportunity for kids who attend the JJK Center. The partnership, in conjunction with Blaze Fire Games, will create academic and career pathway opportunities for children in the fields of…

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JJK Foundation Sequins, Suits & Sneakers Gala

EAST ST. LOUIS – It’s the only time of year when people put on their ball gowns and lace up their tennis shoes for a good cause. The Seventh Annual Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation Sequins, Suits and Sneakers Gala will take place on Oct. 24. This year, for the first time ever, the event will be…

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NASCAR Drive for Diversity, World Wide Technology Raceway partner with Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation for Youth iRacing League

NASCAR and World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway are partnering with the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation to launch an iRacing league that commenced last week in East St. Louis. The center, located less than four miles from the track, provides after-school, summer and academic programming for youth in underserved communities. NASCAR provided iRacing rigs to the…

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