Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates

Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) is the state-based affiliate of the national organization, Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG), one of the largest and most successful school-to-work systems for at-risk and disadvantaged young people in the United States.

JMG works strategically with businesses, education, and community partners to build a skilled labor force for the future. Youth participants benefit from between 60 -120 hours of services, such as soft skill development, barrier removal, employment, and post-secondary planning.

SEMCA provides JMG programming at 11 different locations that service over 400 youth.

6 Out-of-School Dropout Recovery Model Programs at the following America’s Job Centers: ACCESS, Downriver Community Coalition (DCC), Educational  Data Systems, Inc. (EDSI), Employment & Training Designs, Inc. (ETDI) in Wayne and Highland Park, and Monroe – Intermediate School District. 

3 In-school Multi-Year Dropout Prevention Model Programs: River Rouge High School, Hamtramck High School, and Ecorse High School.

2 In-school Alternative Dropout Prevention Model Programs: Orchard Center High School (Monroe) and Starkweather Academy (Plymouth-Canton