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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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Gov. Edwards Signs New Agreement between LCTCS, LDE and JAG Louisiana Providing Scholarships to Graduates

March 14, 2018 

Today, at a Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) board meeting, Gov. John Bel Edwards signed an agreement recognizing a new partnership between Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG), the Louisiana Department of Education (LDE) and LCTCS. The new partnership establishes a $500 one-time scholarship for every student who earns a high school diploma and completes the JAG Louisiana program.

Gov. Holcomb to Keynote JAG Career Development Conference Awards

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INDIANAPOLIS (March 14, 2018) — Gov. Eric J. Holcomb will join Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Commissioner Fred Payne at the 10th annual Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) Indiana Career Development Conference at Ivy Tech Community College Corporate College and Culinary Center on Friday, March 16, 2018. Gov. Holcomb will honor select JAG Indiana students recommended by a panel of judges from competitions held earlier that day.

Jobs for New Jersey’s Graduates get a McLesson in Newark

In mid-February, seventeen representatives from the McDonald’s Corporation’s Archways program went back to school at Weequahic High School in Newark, NJ to work with more than 50 Jobs for New Jersey’s Graduates students.  They presented information regarding employment opportunities, career pathways, scholarships, tuition assistance and advising services for young adults working for McDonald’s.  Regional HR Manager, Jeff Cumberbatch, facilitated the presentations and discussions among regional representatives from development, operations, marketing, finance and owner operators.

2018 Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship Application

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Since 2009, the Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship Fund has awarded 134 scholarships. One hundred and two scholarships were for $1,000 and thirty-two were for $2,000 for a total of $166,000 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.

Sandra Strothers Named Executive Director of NJ Chamber Foundation's 'Jobs for New Jersey's Graduates' Program

Dr. Sandra Strothers was named executive director today of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Foundation's 'Jobs for New Jersey's Graduates' program designed to help high school students of great promise develop the skills they need to flourish in college and in the workplace.

ARKANSANS RECOGNIZED AT JOBS FOR AMERICA’S GRADUATES NATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS EVENTS IN WASHINGTON, DC

Washington, D.C., January 11, 2018 – Two Arkansans were recognized nationally for their outstanding leadership of the Jobs for America’s Graduates program. Chris Masingill and Marylene Tate accepted major awards recognizing their leadership at the JAG National Leadership Awards Events in Washington on November 28and 29, 2017.

Jobs For Maine's Graduates Determined To Help Kids In Need For The Holiday

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (WABI) - Melanie Clark said, "We are shopping for a 9-year-old boy. He loves Pokémon and Minecraft, all that stuff."

More than thirty Jobs for Maine's Graduates or JMG students filled the aisles of the Walmart in Skowhegan. Matt Clark said, "We are working in collaboration with Madison and Carrabec to bring Christmas goods to kids that wouldn't have Christmas otherwise."

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