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Kids in the Spotlight: Learn more about 10 amazing kids and causes important to them

Jahkil Jackson started an organization called Project I Am three years ago to create awareness of homelessness and inspire youth to be involved in their communities. Through Project I Am, he has created and distributed “Blessing Bags” that have been distributed to over 20,000 people throughout the world.

 
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Meet The 10-Year-Old Social Entrepreneur Helping The Homeless Across The Nation

Jahkil Jackson of Chicago, Illinois is one busy young man. He's a student, a tap dancer, a basketball player, an actor, a model, and he's a social entrepreneur who is on a mission to help the homeless in Chicago and throughout the world. At his young age of 10, he's already given out over 6,000 Blessing Bags to those in need. Blessing Bags are filled with basic items that homeless need to improve their lives.

 
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Jahkil Jackson Chats With Steve Harvey & Receives A BIG Surprise

 
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Jahkil Jackson honored for charitable service toward Chicago's homeless

Jahkil Jackson, 11, joins Good Day Chicago to talk about his "blessing bags" and founding Project I Am. Jahkil was selected to serve as a member of KIDBOX's Kids Board of Directors.

 
 

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