Gov. Sisolak joins JAG Board of Directors

April 16, 2019 Carson City, NV – Today, Governor Steve Sisolak announced that he has accepted an invitation to join the Board of Directors for Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG), a state-based national non-profit organization dedicated to preventing dropouts among young people who have serious barriers to graduation and/or employment.Gov. Sisolak joins 16 other current … Read more

Community Builder: Teacher’s pilot food pantry becomes community staple

By Mary King Full Article: http://www.wistv.com/2019/03/27/community-builder-teachers-pilot-food-pantry-becomes-community-staple/ COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – What started as a pilot program to keep people from going hungry has turned into a place of necessity for some people in Lexington School District Four. Every Thursday, you’ll find students in Swansea High School’s Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAGs) program forming an assembly line … Read more

Putnam County School District

Schools Nab Grant to Continue Grad Coaching

By John Shipley Junior Palatka Daily News Source: https://www.palatkadailynews.com/news/schools-nab-grant-continue-grad-coaching Putnam County School District officials announced Tuesday the awarding of a major grant to further develop the Jobs for Florida Graduates program in the district. “I am very proud to announce that the Putnam County School District was recently awarded a continuation of the Jobs for … Read more

2019 Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship Application

APPLY TODAY! 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, … Read more

Kenzie Academy to Grant $300K in Scholarships

By Reed Parker, Writer/Reporter INDIANAPOLIS -Apprenticeship and coding school Kenzie Academy is partnering with Jobs for America’s Graduates to grant $300,000 in scholarships to current high school seniors and recent alumni across the state. The scholarships will give JAG Indiana seniors and alumni the chance to study several tech fields for a reduced tuition rate. … Read more