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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 are most at-risk.  In more than three decades of operation, JAG has delivered consistent, compelling results – helping nearly three-quarters of a 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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Students March for Funding for High School Retention Program iJAG

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - On Tuesday, hundreds of Iowans, including Governor Branstad, marched in cities across Iowa for the iJAG program. They want state lawmakers to restore $1 million in state funding cuts.

iJAG is designed to give at-risk students time in school to focus on the issues that are holding them back from success. iJAG or Iowa Jobs for America’s Graduates also helps give students job skills, career placement, college help, and job and life skills. But those who benefit from the state funded program say they can’t accomplish those goals with less funding.

JAG College and Career Planning System Launched Nationwide

Phil Harrington, President of Kuder, Inc., announced the five state, 24 program pilot-test was a complete success and that Kuder secured the feedback from JAG Specialists and students to better integrate the Kuder© Navigator System into JAG classrooms across the nation. We wish to extend special thanks to the JAG state organizations and local program Specialists for participating in the pilot and providing such important feedback as we prepare to launch the JAG College and Career Planning System, powered by Kuder, in over 800 JAG Model programs.

Walmart Foundation Invests $800,000 in 19 JAG State Organizations

The $800,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation for 19 of our Affiliates has moved into the implementation phase.  The grant is largely directed to the 19 State Organizations that operate as non-profits (or that have a supporting non-profit dedicated to their work).  The recipients of the Walmart Grant have all begun submitting Implementation Plans consistent with the requirements of the grant, which has two central priorities:

President Obama Recognizes JAG Credentialing Strategy

President Obama recognized Jobs for America's Graduates and two other youth-serving organizations that have agreed to establish goals for substantially expanding opportunities for young people to earn skills credentials over the next five years.

Secretary Arne Duncan Keynoted JAG National Thought Leader Event, Hosted by Governor Jack Markell (DE)

The 2011 National Thought Leader Event was hosted by Governor Jack Markell as Chair and featured U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.  The focus was on SOLUTIONS for high-risk minority youth – both academic and economic.

Kuder Navigator Training at the 2011 NTS in New Orleans

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Come learn about Kuder Navigator and how this online career guidance solution will be made available to you this coming Fall!

Announcing the 2011 Smith Scholars

The JAG Board of Directors established the Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship Fund in honor of the extraordinary leadership and service of the first and only President and Chief Executive Officer of Jobs for America’s Graduates, Inc., Kenneth M. Smith

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