Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates celebrates 10 years of making a difference

As we continue to work toward attracting and retaining talent in our region, one of the most vital components is focusing on our youth, the workforce of tomorrow. This requires partnerships in the region and a commitment to not only sustain these partnerships, but to continue their growth.

That’s why organizations that specifically target young people such as Jobs for America’s Graduates – and, locally, Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates – are so necessary…

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BH HIGH STUDENT WINS STUDENT OF THE YEAR AT JMG CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

They worked all year on the skills and talents needed to get a quality job, and then headed off to the 10th Annual Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates Career Development Conference to showcase those talents and vie for trophies to reward their prowess.

More than 300 youth, volunteer judges and employer partners from across the state convened in Lansing last Thursday, March 21st for the 10th annual Career Development Conference where the youth put on display their leadership and employability skills, competing in employment-inspired events that use the skills learned through the JMG program…

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Local Students Visit Lawmakers In Lansing

BENTON HARBOR — Around 30 students from the Benton Harbor Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates program headed to Lansing this week to meet with their state lawmakers. The third annual JMG Legislative Day was Thursday, says program deputy director Mollie Waller.

Waller told WSJM News the JMG students talked with state Senator Kim LaSata and state representative Pauline Wendzel.

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