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 [...]
Jobs for Nevada's Graduates (J4NG) Awarded with Highest National Performance Recognition Gov. Steve Sisolak Honored J4NG for Achieving Jobs for America’s Graduates 5 Of 5 Award Despite the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic causing school closures and record-high unemployment rates in Nevada, Jobs for Nevada's Graduates (J4NG, formerly JAG Nevada) remained diligent to ensure students remained on the pathway to graduation and career entry. J4NG achieved the highest outcomes in the very depths of the pandemic, while serving youth and their families who were among the earliest and hardest-hit by its impacts. Hence, the national organization, Jobs for America’s Graduates [...]
Student School Contact an Equity Concern in the Age of COVID-19 COVID-19 closed schools in Nevada in mid-March as the state grappled with the rapidly expanding pandemic. With little guidance from the federal government, states and school districts came up with ad hoc plans on how to best respond to mandatory school closures, and continue trying to teach and stay in contact with students. The answer was digital learning. Unfortunately, the move to digital learning initially left over 120,000 students (27% of CCSD students) in Clark County School District (CCSD) without access to learning (Source: Nevada’s Digital Divide; Guinn Center [...]