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Alumni Network


The Youth Solutions Alumni Network creates a place where our program graduates can stay connected to each other and our organization, while receiving access to education and employment opportunities post graduation. 

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  • Stay Connected to Youth Solutions

  • Become Part of a Community

  • Expand Professional Network

  • Give Back to Current Youth

  • Build Leadership Skills

  • Receive Access to Opportunities and Resources Post-Graduation

Benefits of Joining

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JMG Graduates: Making an Impact

Alumni Spotlight

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Keonte Turner '10
Pershing High School

Without the support of my specialist, Mrs. Huggins, I don’t believe I would have ever gotten to a place where I would realize my true potential. Mrs. Huggins changed the lives of many students, and I am grateful to have been one of them.

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Three Alumni Attended

JAG NSLA in Washington D.C.

This December, three Alumni Network members were selected from the state of Michigan to attend Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG)'s National Student Leadership Academy (NSLA) in Washington D.C. The NSLA is a capstone leadership experience for youth leaders providing unique experiences through experiential learning, real-world applicability, and networking. 

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YAC Chair Represents JMG at NSLA

Nolan Henson was also one of five alumni chosen to speak during an employer engagement alumni panel during JAG’s NSLA opening lunch. Nolan gave fantastic advice to youth about how to get noticed in the job market and excel in their chosen career path.

Nolan also had the honor of speaking at the 40th Anniversary JAG Gala and was invited to attend the JAG National Board meeting.

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Alumni Network Highlights

2023 Notable Alumni of the Year Winners

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Nolan Henson ’18


Notable Alumni of the Year

Flint Southwestern Classical Academy

GST Michigan Works!

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Mani Mesh ’20


Notable Alumni of the Year

Windover High School

The Institute for Excellence in Education

Hands Up

A Youth Solutions Brand Ambassador


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  • Volunteer to speak at our events

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Networking Event

Find an Alumni Event Near You!

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JMG impacted my life in a HUGE way. With my specialist’s help I not only made it to graduation, but I graduated with honors. I’m excited to join the alumni network to be able to network with other alumni, and to further my relationship with Youth Solutions and JMG.

Natasha was one of our JMG program youth, and is now a Youth Solutions Intern, who spoke to our leadership team directly about the need for an Alumni Network.


Alumni in the News

JMG Alumnus, Sebastian Black, had a Life-Changing Experience with Manufacturing Program at Northview Next

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September 28, 2022

JMG Alumnus, Sebastian Black, had a Life-Changing Experience with Manufacturing Program at Northview Next

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February 9, 2022

Angela Anderson - Sharing Her Confidence and Inspiring Youth

Checking in with the 2019 Youth of the Year, Caitlin Steele

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April 13, 2022

Checking in with the 2019 Youth of the Year, Caitlin Steele
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Youth Advisory Council

Become a member of the Youth Advisory Council (YAC): a group of emerging leaders who dedicate their own time, talents, networks, and resources to raise awareness and support for the work and mission of Youth Solutions.

Become an Event Volunteer

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Thank you for your interest in becoming an event volunteer with Youth Solutions. Someone from our team will be in touch with you soon.

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