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Sec. Jesse White Shares Life Lessons at Metro Calumet

Secretary of State Jesse White will share insights on life choices, decisions and responsibilities with 30 young African American men. The young men are part of Metropolitan Family Services’ youth-related programs including Upward Bound, which prepares high school students to enter and succeed in college, and Jack and Jill of America, Windy City Chapter, an organization dedicated to nurturing future African-American leaders by strengthening children through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving and civic duty.

The event is presented by Jack and Jill of America, Windy City Chapter, in partnership with Metropolitan Family Services.

Wednesday, January 21, 20155-7 p.m.

  • 5 – 5:30 p.m. – Welcome/Reception
  • 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. – Conversation With Secretary White
  • 6:15 – 6:45 p.m. – Q&A With Students
  • 6:45 –  7 p.m. – Wrap-up

Metropolitan Family Services Calumet Center235 E. 103rd St., Chicago, IL

To inspire and encourage young men to make good choices and pursue great futures.

About Metropolitan Family Services Calumet Center
Called the “Miracle on 103rd Street,” Metropolitan Family Services Calumet Center has been serving families on Chicago’s far South Side since 1955, with programs ranging from youth leadership and economic development to senior care and violence intervention. Metropolitan Calumet is part of Metropolitan Family Services, which has been “Mpowering” Chicago-area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities since 1857.