Taking Charge of Your Life

BENTON HARBOR — Nobody owes you anything.

That’s a lesson, which he shortens to the acronym NOYA, that Benton Harbor native Danny Jennings said he learned the hard way and now wants to teach to young people, especially black males, through his business, NOYA Inspired, and his nonprofit, NeighborHOOD (Helping Our Own Develop) Community Connections.

He said both organizations drive the same message – create your own opportunities instead of waiting for someone to give you one…

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Local Jobs For Michigan’s Graduates Students Attend National Leadership Event

TRAVERSE CITY — Students in the Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program coordinated by Northwest Michigan Works! attended the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) National Leadership Conference November 15 –18 in Washington D.C. The event attracted over 600 students from around the country. While they were in Washington, the students were able to network and engage with JAG students from other states, attend leadership development sessions, and tour national landmarks.

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