Our very own Executive Director Dr. Rene Cantu had the opportunity to talk with other community members about the current challenges in education across the state and how we can come together to support students in pathways to a positive future. Read more HERE
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The J4NG program at Spring Valley High School organized a successful “All IN” clothing and toiletry donation project for children, teens, adults and families in need. Read more HERE and email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to get involved!
J4NG Executive Director, Dr. Rene Cantu, is featured in the March issue of Nevada Business Magazine with a commentary on learning loss and the emotional recovery for students in Nevada. Read the informative article HERE
With the help of J4NG, local student Joey McNicol finds success to graduate in his senior year at Chaparral High School. Read the story here!
Bright Futures in Nevada Start with J4NG In today’s educational climate, the needs for our youth are clear, and organizations are coming to the table with robust solutions. At Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates (J4NG), we address these complex and nonlinear challenges with solution-driven tactics that further our mission to help students overcome barriers and achieve success in school, graduate and prepare for career paths. J4NG programs can be found in at least 50 high schools across the state, serving more than 3,400 students. As an organization, we are working hard to expand this number, so that every high school student will [...]
Executive Director, Dr. Rene Cantu, shares how Jobs for Nevada's Graduates works to identify and serve the youth of Nevada! This program is receiving national recognition for the outcomes achieved. Read the story here!
Executive Director, Dr. Rene Cantu, was featured in the July 6th edition of The Nevada Appeal sharing information on how J4NG will provide critical support post-Covid. Read the story here!
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This spring, U.S. Magistrate Judge Brenda Weksler assembled a team of legal professionals to participate in a panel discussion about careers in the federal legal system, including careers in FBI, Crime Scene Investigation, Law Enforcement and many others. The panel discussion was virtual and made available to the J4NG youth in Clark County. Seniors were given the opportunity to put together a career pathway video in the field of their choice and compete for prize packages that included a cash award and the opportunity for a career exploration experience. The goals of the presentation were to clarify the steps to obtaining [...]