Gov. Pence Named Vice Chair of National Board for Jobs for America's Graduates

25 Nov

Gazette Staff

Indianapolis, IN – Governor Mike Pence was recently named Vice Chair of the National Board of Directors for Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG).

“Jobs for America’s Graduates is an extraordinary organization that has made an impact on increasing access to both education and careers for at-risk young people across the country, including right here in the Hoosier state,” said Governor Pence. “As an advocate of ensuring career pathways in education for all of our students, and especially those most at-risk for dropping out of school, I am truly humbled by the invitation to serve on the Board. I look forward to helping to better and brighten the futures of America’s and Indiana’s youth in this role.”

Pence joins Delaware Governor Jack Markell, who serves as the Board’s Chairman, as well as Montana Governor Steve Bullock and Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, fellow Vice Chairs, on the Board.

About JAG
Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) is a state-based national non-profit organization dedicated to preventing dropouts among young people who are most at-risk. In more than three decades of operation, JAG has delivered consistent, compelling results – helping nearly three-quarters of a million young people stay in school through graduation, pursue postsecondary education and secure quality entry-level jobs leading to career advancement opportunities.

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