Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb led the Jobs for America’s Graduates’ (JAG) national board of directors meeting on Thursday, in Washington D.C. Gov. Holcomb was elected in January 2018 to serve as JAG’s national board chair. JAG has served over 1.2 million youth in its history and is currently helping 63,000 young people in 1,250 schools and other locations in 34 states achieve academic, career and life success. After more than two decades of operation, JAG has proven to be one of the most cost-effective and successful state-level strategies for tackling high dropout rates, low academic performance, youth unemployment and other critical issues related to at-risk youth. JAG Indiana is the largest program in the country, with approximately 137 participating programs and more than 22,000 graduates since inception in 2006. Visit jagindiana.org to learn more about the Indiana JAG program.
November 18th, 2018|Local News|