When Communities Provide
We’re stronger as an organization and as a state when we work together. That’s why we partner with 45+ organizations including Michigan Works! agencies, non-profits, for-profits, high schools, educational authorities, and community colleges across the state to deliver programming aligned to local needs. Check out our current partners to learn more about our collective impact.
Learn About Our Partners
The Capital Area region serves Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties. We work closely with Capital Area Michigan Works! to deliver programming within the region. Another long-standing partner, we have operated Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates programming in the Capital Area since 2012.
Capital Area Michigan Works!
Clinton Task Force on Employment
Lansing School District
Potterville Public Schools
Waverly Community Schools District
Michigan Works! Service Center – Charlotte
Michigan Works! Service Center – Lansing
Michigan Works! Service Center – St. John’s
Ingham County Jail
Potterville High School
Woodcreek Achievement Center
Waverly High School Alternative Program
Our Detroit partners are working to offer exceptional youth services to Detroit area youth. In Summer 2017, area partners will facilitate employment opportunities for over 8,000 young people under the leadership of Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan’s office. Many of our Detroit area JMG students will be among the young people employed! JMG Detroit is our largest service area with nearly 750 students participating in programming.
Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation
Detroit Public Schools
Neighborhood Services Organization
YMCA – Detroit
Detroit Public Schools – Cody Academy of Public Leadership
Detroit Public Schools – Cody Detroit Institute of Technology
Detroit Public Schools – Cody Medicine & Community Health
Detroit Public Schools – Osborn College Preparatory Academy
Detroit Public Schools – Osborn Collegiate Academy of Math, Science and Technology
Detroit Public Schools – Osborn Evergreen Academy of Design & Alternative Energy
Detroit Public Schools Adult Education East Campus / Neighborhood Service Organization Out-of-School Program
Detroit Public Schools Adult Education West Campus / SER Metro Out-of-School Program
Genesee, Shiawassee, and Thumb Area
Genesee, Shiawassee, and Thumb (GST) area covers the counties of Genesee, Shiawassee, Lapeer, Tuscola, Sanilac, and Huron. A long-standing partner region of Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates, the program has operated in the GST region since 2011.
One of our newest regional partnerships, the Northeast Michigan team is committed to offering Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates programming to young people across Northeast Michigan’s rural areas. We work closely with the team at Michigan Works! Northeast Consortium to provide services in the Northeast Michigan region.
Our Northwest Michigan partners have been recognized as innovators in delivering integrated workforce, business, community, and planning services. Our primary partner, Networks Northwest, is the convening agency for the Regional Prosperity Initiative in the 10 counties in Northwest Michigan. The organization is committed to building stronger communities that enhance the quality of life in Northwest Michigan.
Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District
Traverse Bay Intermediate School District
Wexford-Missaukee Intermediate School District
Wexford-Missaukee Career Technical Center
Charlevoix ISD Career Tech Center – East Jordan
Charlevoix ISD Career Tech Center – Pellston
Crooked Tree High School
Traverse Bay ISD Career Tech Center
Southeast Michigan – Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, and Washtenaw
Our newest partnership, we are working closely with Southeast Michigan Works! to expand Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates services across the region. With a commitment to serving on the front lines, the Southeast Michigan team meets the talent demands of local employers and responds to the unique needs of the communities in its region.
Southeast Michigan – Wayne and Monroe
Our Southeast Michigan partners are leading some of our most rapidly growing expansion across Wayne and Monroe counties. Under the leadership of the Southeast Michigan Community Alliance (SEMCA), we’re serving an increasing number of young people across metro Detroit.
Southeast Michigan Community Alliance (SEMCA)
Downriver Community Conference
Employment & Training Designs I
Employment & Training Designs II
Monroe County ISD Youth Opportunities
River Rouge School District
Ross Innovative Employment Solutions
Educational Data Systems, Inc.
River Rouge High School
Michigan Works! Service Center – Southgate
Michigan Works! Service Center – Dearborn
Michigan Works! Service Center – Highland Park
Michigan Works! Service Center – Wayne
Michigan Works! Service Center – Monroe
Michigan Works! Service Center – Livonia
Southwest Michigan – Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren
The inaugural Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates program launched in Benton Harbor in 2008 under the leadership of Kinexus. Since 2008, JMG programming has expanded significantly across the Southwest Michigan region in Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren counties in an effort to provide a talent ready pipeline to employers. Expansion efforts have been led by the Kinexus organization, a dynamic non-profit that offers integrated workforce, economic, and business development.
Benton Harbor Area Schools
Cassopolis Public Schools
Dowagiac Union Schools
Hartford Public Schools
Benton Harbor High School
Ross Beatty Junior/Senior High School
Dowagiac Union High School
Dowagiac Union Schools – Pathfinders Alternative Education
Hartford High School
Hartford Alternative Education
Kinexus – Bridge Academy
Southwest Michigan – Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, and St. Joseph
We’re fortunate to have a second Southwest Michigan-based partnership network that serves four additional counties in Michigan’s bottom corner. Our leading partner in this region is The W.E. UpJohn Institute for Employment Research, through Michigan Works! Southwest. We’re proud to have such a well-respected organization leading JMG expansion across four of our Southwest counties!
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research | Michigan Works! Southwest
Parchment Public Schools
Battle Creek Public Schools
Barclay Hills Education Center
Battle Creek High School
Michigan Works! Southwest Service Center – Kalamazoo County
Michigan Works! Southwest Service Center – St. Joseph County
Parchment High School
Our Upper Peninsula partners are committed to fostering the belief that a sound economic base is essential to maintaining the quality of life for all U.P. residents. One of our longest-running partnerships, we have been operating JMG programming in the U.P. since 2011.
Our West Michigan partners are focused on enhancing opportunities for all job seekers and employers living in their region. We work in close partnership with West Michigan Works!, an organization that serves the counties of Allegan, Barry, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, and Montcalm. One of our longest running partner areas, the region has offered Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates programming since 2011.