At JAG Nebraska, we believe all young people are capable of greatness – but no one achieves it alone. That’s why we rely on our community sponsors and partners to help students overcome barriers and find success. Together we can improve the future of our youth, workforce, and communities.
JAG Nebraska is an evidence-based, data-driven career and technical education program supported by United Way of the Midlands in collaboration with state agencies, participating schools, and community partners. Its vision is that every young person is prepared for future success.
In the classroom and the community, JAG Nebraska empowers students to build relationships with local employers; engage in project-based learning; develop leadership and civic and social responsibility through a student-led association; and engage in career research to lay the foundation for job opportunities after high school graduation.
When you support JAG Nebraska, you’re not just helping shape tomorrow’s leaders. You’re also helping to develop a strong workforce, economy, and communities in our state. Statistics show the positive impact that getting involved with JAG can have.
*Source: U.S. News and World Report, U.S. graduation rates for 2019-2020
At $1,800 per student, JAG helps each participant succeed for $5 per day.
JAG Nebraska relies on partnerships with organizations passionate about surrounding our youths with a full circle of support that leads to student success, promotes inclusion and diversity, and builds stronger schools, businesses, and communities.
Participating in JAG activities is a rewarding and beneficial experience for students and the adults who support them. Each organization determines its level of participation. Here are some ways to get involved: