Program Overview: Jobs for America's Graduates is a nationwide dropout prevention and recovery program for youth. The statewide Jobs for Michigan's Graduates out of school program helps successful transition to post-secondary education, meaningful employment or enlist into the military.
Learning Objectives: Youth will learn the following competencies; leadership, financial literacy, problem solving, career development and interpersonal skills in a fun, interactive learning environment. Jobs for Michigan's Graduates is designed to enhance, not replace, the standard school curriculum.
Target Audience: Youth enrolled in the program are ages 18-24 who have barriers to success, including deficiencies in basic academic skills, transportation, income and economic status. Many are from families with low educational attainment levels.