The man who made JAG possible

By Ken Smith, President of Jobs for America’s Graduates With the passing of former Vice President Walter Mondale, we thought it might be of interest to all of you who were not part of Jobs for America’s Graduates as it was formed in 1979–80 to highlight the crucial role that he and the Carter-Mondale Administration … Read more

Jobs for America’s Graduates supports our nation’s most vulnerable students

Article  published  on  PND  by  Candid   Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) was founded forty years ago to address the inequities experienced by too many young adults in America. Over those four decades, JAG participants have shown that a well-executed model can help those historically held back by discrimination, poverty, and other barriers achieve equal or greater … Read more

JAG Partners with Headrush: Calls Educational Platform a “Game Changer” for Students & Teachers

JAG is Headrush’s Largest and First National Partner, Rolling out Innovative, Interactive Platform to 40-State Network Washington D.C., USA – Thursday, March 11, 2021 Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG), a school-to-career program that supports young people of great promise, has partnered with Headrush, a company that produces innovative educational software, to support students and teachers amid … Read more

2021 Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship Application

Hey JAG Seniors! Congratulations on all you have accomplished as you prepare to graduate! Do you plan to further your education in the fall? Would you like to have $2,000 for college expenses? If the answer is “yes,” apply now for the Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship! The Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship Fund and the Smith … Read more

Guild Education Supports Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) Through 2020 Holiday Giving Program

For 40 Years, JAG Has Helped Vulnerable Youth Achieve Positive Outcomes, Overcome Academic, Economic, & Emotional Challenges Washington, DC – December 17, 2020 – Guild Education, a certified B-Corp on a mission to unlock economic opportunity for America’s workforce through education and upskilling, has announced that it will support Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) through … Read more

Niki Childers: Ensuring Future Careers for America’s Graduates

By Andre LaFontant featured on Color Magazine For over 40 years, JAG’s 1.4 million students have achieved an average graduation rate of over 90%. This includes a graduation rate of 96% for the class of 2020, despite the various disruptions and hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone involved understands the positive results of JAG … Read more

AT&T Provides $1 Million Contribution to Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG), Emergency Funds Directed to 14 States Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

JAG Helps Youth Overcome Academic, Financial & Emotional Challenges, in Year of Unprecedented Disruption Washington D.C., USA – WEBWIRE – Tuesday, December 8, 2020 AT&T has provided a generous $1 million contribution to Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG). In the last four decades, JAG has helped over 1.4M vulnerable youth and young adults overcome significant economic, emotional, social, … Read more

Regions Receives “Partner in the Pandemic Award” from Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) 

An expanded partnership with JAG, Regions Bank and the Regions Foundation funded virtual education and job training for at-risk youth and young adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Author: Evelyn Mitchell The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of life in 2020. While the challenges of the global health pandemic are universal, people in underserved … Read more


ON #GIVINGTUESDAY  JOBS FOR AMERICA’S GRADUATES (JAG) CELEBRATES A 96% GRADUATION RATE  AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC Bipartisan, National Non-Profit Organization Gives Thanks for Continued Support To Ensure Most Vulnerable Youth Receive Critical Services During Unprecedented Year Washington D.C., Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 – This #GivingTuesday, Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) proudly announces that despite continued social … Read more