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Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG)

Jobs for America’s Graduates-Louisiana (JAG-LA) Program is an affiliate of the National Jobs for America’s Graduates Program (JAG), the nation’s largest dropout prevention and recovery program serving youth 12-21 years of age. JAG-LA provides an educational setting that promotes academic and skills attainment, civic responsibility, leadership development and social awareness that is necessary to become a responsible citizen and productive worker.

JAG-LA delivers a unique set of services for students with major obstacles to help them earn a high school diploma. The program also supports students’ pursuing a Career Diploma through early experiences in foundational career skills and career awareness. Many elements of the JAG-LA Program that support Jump Start include curriculum, mentoring, and work-based learning.

JAG-LA 2017-2018 Intent to Continue Grant Application

Recipients of the JAG-LA 2016-2017 Grant are eligible to apply for the JAG-LA 2017-2018 Intent to Continue Grant. Continuation is contingent upon (1) verification that previous year’s program requirements were met and (2) availability of funds. The grant application is available under the JAG-LA tab on the Department’s website and is due prior to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

For more information please contact Dianna.Keller@la.gov.