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  • Illinois partnership with the JJK Foundation in St. Clair County set to provide more than $32 million in labor income creation throughout the state by 2026

    A study conducted by a University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign economist found that the activities of the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation in St. Clair County, Illinois, will provide $32 million in labor income creation, 474 new jobs and $10.7 million in new tax revenue throughout the state of Illinois by 2026.
    Joyner-Kersee pictured with program participants.


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  • Editor’s note:    
    To contact Sandy Dall’erba, email

    The paper, The Economic and Fiscal Impact of JJK FAN, JJK Foundation and Lansdowne UP on the Economy of St. Clair County and Illinois, can be found online.