JOBS FOR AMERICA’S GRADUATES (JAG)

Organization name: MSD of Decatur Township

Program Type

Academic programs
Leadership skills & college/career prep programs
Work-based learning programs

Ages Served:

12-18 Years
19-25 Years

Overview

Brief Program Summary: Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) is a state-based national non- profit organization dedicated to preventing dropouts among young people who are most at-risk. JAG is a resiliency-building workforce program that helps students learn in-demand employability skills and provides a bridge to post-secondary education and career advancement opportunities.
Success Metrics: 100% graduation rate (2021 cohort)

Demographics

Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served

108

Black or African Americans Annually Served

16.60%

Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served

10%

Geographic Scope:

− Central Indiana Counties: Marion
− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: MSD Decatur Township

Resources

Annual Operating Cost: $80,000
Initial Start-Up Cost: $80,000

Contact Information

Organization Name: MSD of Decatur Township
Website: https://www.indianacareerready.com/JAG
Respondents Name: Beth Bowling
Email: bbowling@employindy.org
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