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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. Ken Smith and Mike D’Ambrose (JAG Board member and Senior Vice President of HR for Archer Daniels Midland) attended the national … Read more

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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. The event was held on May 24 at the Columbus Club at Union Station.  As in previous Thought Leader Events, a select group of 100 policy and … Read more

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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 The Governance and Scholars Committee of the JAG Board of Directors invested considerable time in reviewing … Read more