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Mission Statement

...helping resolve Michigan’s dropout and transition problems by helping young people of promise overcome barriers to graduation from high school and become college and career ready!

...equipping JMG Specialists with proven programs and unique services for high school and out-of-school youth to stay in school through graduation from high school pursue a collegiate education and/or enter and advance in their chosen career field!

...developing future leaders for families, employers, communities, and Michigan!

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What is Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates?

Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) is a national state-based youth program dedicated to reducing the dropout rate and increasing job and college success among young people who possess a multitude of barriers. Since 1980, the national Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program has helped more than 1,000,000 at-risk young people across 35 states stay in school through graduation, pursue postsecondary education, and/or secure quality employment that leads to career advancement. The program works. Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates proudly reports a 96 percent graduation rate statewide.

Impacting Communities by Strengthening Economic Vitality

Through its partnerships, JMG has leveraged the power of the Michigan Works! system to deliver exceptional workforce solutions for youth to meet employer needs. JMG affiliates impact our state’s economic vitality through workforce and business development initiatives. JMG’s demand-driven approach to talent development is integral to our success. Strong employer engagement in JMG events and throughout the year in work experiences, site visits, and guest speaking engagements ensure this demand driven talent pipeline.

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http://www.kinexus.org/

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