Tennessee Governor Bill Lee embraces public-private partnerships and that support was on display at Hassell & Hughes Lumber Company.  During his visit to Wayne County, he toured the Collinwood facility, but first presented Jobs for Tennessee Graduates President and CEO John Dwyer with the $750,000 state appropriation formally approved by state lawmakers in May.  Several … Read more

Jobs for America’s Graduates program empowers Missouri students to enter the workforce

This fall, 2,000 students in 29 schools across Missouri will be part of a remarkable educational program. It’s called JAG — Jobs for America’s Graduates. JAG has been around nationally since 1979, working with students who have academic potential but who also face significant barriers like poverty, challenging family situations and a history of personal … Read more

JAG Class of 2018

For immediate release Contact:JanelleDuray Senior Vice President, Jobs for America’sGraduates 703-706-9645 Governor John Bel Edwards, Chair of the Board of Directors of Jobs for America’s Graduates, and Governor Matt Bevin of Kentucky, Vice Chair, announced today that Jobs for America’s Graduates achieved the best results in its 39-year history, in serving some of the … Read more

Favian’s Story

When I was in high school, I didn’t care about school and I didn’t care about my future.  I got behind in grades and credits and found myself in a predicament the first two years of high school. Then, as a junior, I joined JAG. JAG was exactly what I needed – I began changing … Read more

“Let’s Help Nebraska”

The Royal Valley High School JAG-K program completed a community service project-based learning application the first week of April. The idea was student created and led, saw engagement throughout the community, and was focused on helping a fellow JAG state. In just four days, students gathered and collected supplies and implemented a plan to provide … Read more

Congratulations 2019 Smith Scholars!

Twenty-five (25) JAG graduates were selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship and, more importantly, they will be able to use the designation as having been vetted and recognized as a 2019 Smith Scholar.  This high honor should be included in your resume or when applications request a listing of awards, scholarships, or recognitions.  Only 25 JAG graduates in … Read more