JOBS for AMERICA'S GRADUATES
2019 National Training Seminar
Favian's Story
"Let's Help Nebraska...
Congratulations 2019 Smith...
2019 National Training Seminar
The 2019 National Training Sem...
Favian's Story
When I was in high school, I d...
"Let's Help Nebraska"
The Royal Valley High School J...
Congratulations 2019 Smith Scholars!
Twenty-five (25) JAG graduates...

About JAG

Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) is a state-based national non-profit organization dedicated to preventing dropouts among young people who have serious barriers to graduation and/or employment.  In more than three decades of operation, JAG has delivered consistent, compelling results – helping over one million young people stay in school through graduation, pursue postsecondary education and secure quality entry-level jobs leading to career advancement opportunities.

 

 

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2019 Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship Application

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Since 2009, the Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship Fund has awarded 154 scholarships. One hundred and twenty-four scholarships were for $1,000 and thirty-two were for $2,000 for a total of $188,000 in scholarships for JAG graduates. Funding for the KMS Scholarship Fund has come from JAG Board members as well as the Western Union Foundation, Lillian Goldman Trust, Strategic Partnerships LLC and Corporate Education Resources, Inc.

Cedar Rapids teens urge peers to 'stop the violence'

CEDAR RAPIDS — The physical confrontations 16-year-old Amelia Barnes has seen in her high school leave her feeling uneasy and on edge.

Governor John Bel Edwards Visits JAG Program (LA)

Governor John Bel Edwards visisted local JAG program at Fontainebleau High School in Louisiana on Tuesday December 11, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

President George H.W. Bush and Jobs for America's Graduates

As we pause to remember our 41st President, I thought it might be helpful to give you a quick report on President Bush’s commitment to Jobs for America's Graduates, since most of you were not there “at the beginning.” 

2018 LEAD Montana Conference

Helena, Montana- Over 300 career specialists, students, and table captains mobilized at Jobs for Montana’s Graduates (JMG) 2018 LEAD Montana Conference on October 30, 2018.  Montana Governor Steve Bullock and City of Helena Mayor Wilmot Collins were on hand to help welcome attendees and speak of the importance and value each student has to their communities.

SHRM Foundation Grants $155,000

SHRM Foundation Grants $155,000 to Jobs for America’s Graduates and Launches Pilot Program Connecting Students with HR Professionals

Helping to prepare high school students for jobs part of SHRM’s
focus on the skills gap

 

Governor Bullock Announces $30,000 for Middle School Entrepreneurship Program

Grant will establish Jobs for Montana’s Graduates program, provide students with career readiness skills and experiences

 

GREAT FALLS – Governor Steve Bullock today announced a $30,000 grant from AT&T to create a Jobs for Montana’s Graduates (JMG) student-run entrepreneurship program at East Middle School that will help students develop the skills to transition from the classroom to the workplace.

Holcomb Talks Talent Connections

By Dan McGowan, Senior Writer/Reporter

No Kid Hungry - JETS

“Enlightenment, Engagement, and Empowerment” is the slogan of the Jennings School District. Through the implementation of these values, Jennings has created a national reputation as an innovator that provides wrap around services to both the students and community residents. In this same spirit, the students of the JETS building has been helping members of the Jennings community with food insecurity since 2012 by running our very own food pantry. Currently JETS students provide food packages for between 70 and 100 families bi-monthly.

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