Illinois Secretary of State will arrive at Illinois Wesleyan University to deliver the key-note address at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship Dinner on January 22. He will be accompanied by the Jesse White Tumblers, a tumbling team White founded in 1959 and has supported over 13,000 participants. They perform over 1500 times a year at events ranging from NBA games to the Presidential Inauguration.
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This juvenile delinquency prevention program trains participants’ bodies and minds — they are required to stay in school, maintain a C average, and stay out of gangs and drugs. Jesse White and his team support and encourage the participants with tough love, acting as mentors, friends, coaches, and confidants. For more information, click here