2016 -2019 EVENTS


May 2019



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January 2019


October 2018


Alison Vaughn will be speaking at the Black Diamonds 2018 Conference

October 12, 2018



Cuyahoga Community College
Metropolitan Campus

A two-day conference for African-American Women and girls, providing information , education and support related to: 

  • Mental, emotional and physical well-being
  • Education and occupational opportunities
  • Financial Empowerment



June 2018


Congratulations to Minthone Washington, Director of Jackets For Jobs Men's Division for receiving

"The Shining Knight Award" from Kennedy Learning Center in Southfield, Michigan.

JFJ provided suits, ties, shirts, etc for the students to attend a formal dance.

Way to go Mr. Washington! #StarEmployee #GoingTheExtraMile






June 2018

Jackets for Jobs and Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity partner 
to celebrate Dads and Grads at The Historic Alpha House


April 2018




Actress Kim Fields & Jackets for Jobs CEO,Alison Vaughn


Jackets for Jobs 18th anniversary held at MGM Grand Detroit. Sold out crowd.

Supporters standing in line for Jackets for Jobs 18th anniversary. Waiting to get free TJ Maxx gift cards



April 2018

Alison Vaughn speaking at the 14th Annual Administrative Professionals conference. Topic: Workplace Etiquette

Alison Vaughn & Kimberly Hall Wagner. Chief of Policy, Planning & Operations.

Alison Vaughn and Marquita L. Vaughn


It was a full house at the City of Detroit's Administrative Professionals conference #RefreshRenewRefocus


November 2017

Alison Vaughn will be the guest speaker at the Women Entrepreneurs Conference in November sponsored by the Michigan Association of Female Entrepreneurs. 


June 2017

Essence Festival Book signing 2017 in New Orleans

Alison Vaughn: Ms.Goal Digger, Success is Sexy!

Alison Vaughn and Iyanla Vanzant "Fix My Life "

Alison Vaughn and New York Times Best seller, Michael Eric Dyson

Alison Vaughn and New York Times Best selling. author Dr. Ian Smith, health guru.

Alison Vaughn and Bernadette Stanis, aka Thelma from Good Times


Alison Vaughn and Victoria Rowell, Soap Opera Diva


Alison Vaughn and Ivy McGregor- Director of Philanthropy and

Corporate Relations for Beyonce's Parkwood Entertainment Company



June 2017

Alison Vaughn keynote speaker to the graduates of the Bridges to Hope Program.





April 2017

Highlights from Jackets for Jobs Inc 17th Anniversary Celebration

Rev. Wendell Anthony, Judge Craig Strong, Alison Vaughn, Alfred A. Edmond Jr., Betty Henderson,
Dennis Archer Jr,  and Chuck Bennett


Judge Craig Strong receiving the community service award with Alison Vaughn


Dennis Archer Jr, talking about the partnership between Jackets for Jobs and the Dennis Archer Jr Collection. He also received a community service award.



Rosemary Summers, Faithful Jackets for Jobs supporter. 

Rev. Wendell Anthony

Dennis Archer Jr, and Alfred A. Edmond Jr.


Chuck Bennett, Master of Ceremony, Alison Vaughn, Betty Henderson & Rev. Wendell Anthony

Jackets for Jobs 17th Anniversary event Fashion Show sponsored by T.J.Maxx

TJ Maxx model 

TJ Maxx model 

Minthone Washington,Director of Jackets for Jobs Men's division with JFJ Clients.

LaTonya Mallett McLemore, Jackets for Jobs Board Member


Fredrica Crowe,Jackets for Jobs Board Member

Dennis Archer Jr, Alison Vaughn, Sheri Collins and Alfred A. Edmond Jr.



April 2017

Thank you to the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity brothers for conducting a huge clothing drive for Jackets for Jobs.




March 2017


 December 2016

Bricker-Tunis Furs makes donation to Jackets for Jobs to help people look their best for interviews

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 December 2016

"Jackets For Jobs" had an awesome night at the "2016 MichBusiness Awards" receiving 2 awards! Alison Vaughn received the Community Leader Award & Jackets for Jobs received the Small business Award/ Champion of the Year.  
#jacketsforjobs #MichBusiness

 September 2016

Hats off to TD Auto Finance for conducting a clothing drive for Jackets for Jobs. Awesome job! We appreciate the support!  #TDAutoFinance #JacketsForJobs

 September 2016

Congrats to the McDonald's on Mack/Conner for their Grand re-opening. A HUGE thanks for acknowledging Jackets for Jobs in the community. #McDonalds #JacketsForJobs

 July 2016

A "Special Thanks" to "Anqunette Jamison" (Detroit Fox 2 news anchor) for taking the time to give back - sharing her time, talent, & personal story with our clients @ Jackets For Jobs . We love you "Q!"

 May 2016

Jackets for Jobs & Detroit Employment Solutions Corp  would like to congratulate Minthone Washington as "Employee of the Month" for May 2016.  Your hard work has not gone  unnoticed.

May 2016

Thank you Marriott Hotel for your support to Jackets for Jobs. We appreciate the clothing drive & the opportunity to speak to your employees about Jackets for Jobs.


 April 2016

Sweet 16 Anniversary Photo Highlights


Veronica Webb discusses the JFJ 16th Anniversary Celebration on Live in the D

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 April 2016

March 2016



 November 2015

Purse with a Purpose - Honoring Female Veterans




 November 2015

Suited to Succeed - Outfitting 45 Young Men





 October 23-25, 2015

ACDN 2015 Annual Conference

Motor City Casino Hotel

Detroit, Michigan

Hosted by Jackets for Jobs, Inc.







April 2015

Jackets for Jobs is proud to be a sponsor & participate in the Detroit NAACP Job Fair.



Beautiful 15th Anniversary cake

Alison Vaughn and Tracy Reese

TJ Maxx Fashion Show

Jackets for Jobs 15th Anniversary, full house. Standing room only.

American Idol finalist season 14, Malaya Watson energized the audience

Lauren Sanders did an excellent job as Mistress of Ceremony


 March 20, 2015

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 February  2015

Lawrence Tech University "Color Blind or Color Brave"

Alison Vaughn discusses race relations with Dr. Virinder Moudgil, President & CEO of Lawrence Tech & Dr. Scott Schneider, faculty Advisor. Led by Mellody Hobson's Ted Talk.



 A purse with a purpose

Jackets for Jobs supports Veterans Day. Jackets for Jobs in partnership with TJ Maxx gave out purses to female veterans. A purse with a purpose. Our way of saying, "Thanks for all you do for this country".

November 10, 2014

Jackets for Jobs in partnership with Detroit Employment Solutions Corp, TJ Maxx & Fifth Third Bank gave coats, "the gift of warmth" to children

November 2014

Alison Vaughn Guest Speaker

World Islamic Economic Forum 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Dubai, UAE


You can help someone transform his life. Just bring any gently used professional clothing to any Men's Wearhouse location. Donations accepted JULY 1 THRU JULY 31, 2014.

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Alison Vaughn, Panelist - Women Who Lead

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Jackets for Jobs in partnership with Detroit Community High School was pleased to welcome Miss Carol Gist Stramler, the first Black Miss USA to talk to the young girls about self esteem & staying positive, Tuesday May 6, 2014.

Betty Henderson, Jackets For Jobs Career Wardrobe Director & Carole Anne-Marie Gist Stramler, 1st Black Miss USA @ Detroit Community High School

1st Black Miss USA talks to students @ Detroit Community High School. A Jackets For Jobs & Detroit Community High School partnership.



Betty Henderson was the guest speaker giving job tips for the Detroit Area on Aging, February 27, 2014