JOBS for AMERICA'S GRADUATES
President George H.W. Bush and...
2018 LEAD Montana Conference
SHRM Foundation Grants $155,000
Governor Bullock Announces $30,...
President George H.W. Bush and Jobs for America's Graduates
As we pause to remember our 41...
2018 LEAD Montana Conference
Helena, Montana- Over 300 care...
SHRM Foundation Grants $155,000
SHRM Foundation Grants $155,00...
Governor Bullock Announces $30,000 for Middle School...
Grant will establish Jobs for...

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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JFG Student Dorian Hall Signed to FIU After Receiving 35 Scholarship Offers

Dorian Hall, a senior in the Jobs for Florida’s Graduates program and safety, wide receiver on the South Broward High School football team in South Florida, was just offered scholarships to 35 colleges including nine Division I schools. How did he get here? He says, “I continued to work hard on the field and it all paid off.” The sentiment that hard work is repaid with good fortune is something we strive to instill in our JFG students every day and we’re proud to say Hall is a shining example of this belief.

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson and Wife Teresa to Lead JAG-Missouri Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                              Contact: Tyler Habiger-573.751.4727

(JEFFERSON CITY)– Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson and wife Teresa will co-chair the new Board of Directors for Jobs for America’s Graduates in Missouri (JAG-Missouri). The organization will become a separate nonprofit organization on July 1.

Congratulations 2017 Smith Scholars!

Twenty JAG graduates were selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship and one JAG alum was selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship. These twenty-one outstanding JAG graduates have achieved the high honor of 2017 Smith Scholar. This achievement should be listed in the Smith Scholar’s resume or when applications request a listing of awards, scholarships, or recognitions. Only 20 JAG graduates in the Class of 2017 will be able to use the Smith Scholar designation.

JAG Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Investing in Indiana's Future Workforce

By Kara Kavensky

Indiana’s Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program is one of several important initiatives under the Department of Workforce Development (DWD). Commissioner Steve Braun led the 10-year anniversary ceremony in the north atrium of the Statehouse by welcoming special guest speakers Governor Eric Holcomb, Vincennes University President Chuck Johnson, Senator Dennis Kruse and JAG graduates Elijah Tribbett and Desiree Steinkamp. Sixty current JAG students, as well as JAG specialists, were also in attendance.

Students in Jonesport Shovel for Their Neighbors

Some spots in Downeast Maine got up to a foot of new snow. That means more shoveling. But kids from Jonesport-Beals High School volunteered to help those in their community that couldn’t clear their driveways and sidewalks on their own.

Ellic Mottram, JMG Specialist at the high school says, “This is their day off. They’re outside of school. They could have had the time free to themselves and their volunteering to contribute to the community.”

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