The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services held it’s semi-annual Workforce Council Meeting, April 19, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the center gymnasium. Workforce Council representatives from Robert C. Byrd Institute of Advanced Manufacturing (RCBI), Workforce WV, WV One-Stop, BridgeValley Community and Technical College, Charleston Economic Community Development Corporation and WVSU Communications [...]

CJCC students from the career technical trade of Facilities Maintenance gave a helping hand to The Father’s House church on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in honor of Earth Week. Pastor Lloyd Hill requested students help clear debris and prepare the outside area for flower beds. Hill is a member of the center’s Community Relations Council. [...]

Welcome Ms. Rackley!

April 19th, 2017

Angela Rackley, has been hired as the new Center Director at the Sacramento Job Corps Center, effective April 10, 2017. Ms. Rackley has more than 20 years of professional experience working with “at-risk” youth, which includes 12 years of experience working with Job Corps staff and students. Most recently, Ms. Rackley served as the Center [...]

On Saturday April 8, Carl D. Perkins “Youth2Youth” Student Ambassadors assisted the city of Prestonsburg with their 2nd annual Easter Egg Hunt. Student ambassadors from the Culinary, Office Administration, and Security & Protective Services career technical training programs worked many jobs during the event. Students assisted with parking, outreach at the Perkins table, manning the [...]

Last week, more than 100 students at the Alaska Job Corps Center signed pledges against bullying and violence as part of National Youth Violence Prevention Week. As part of this special week, the Youth to Youth Partners for Peace (Y2Y P4P) group organized and implemented activities to raise awareness and prevent bullying and youth violence [...]

There were more than 2000 brightly colored candy filled eggs scattered across the Muhlenberg Job Corps campus, Saturday March 8th, as they held their 37th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt. Over 200 children and families were not only excited to participate in the hunt, but also enjoy the inflatable obstacles course and bounce house, color [...]

Y2Y Anti-Bullying Rally

April 11th, 2017

Last Friday, our Student Leaders united us with every Job Corps Center (nationwide). SGA held a two-hour anti-bullying rally, and did an amazing job. It was a one week opportunity, that trainees on all 127 Job Corps Centers were given, to share with taxpayers, the Department of Labor, government officials, bullies, this entire country, and anyone in the world watching, that Job Corps Center trainees are committed, and united, with [...]

CJCC Student Kashsean Watkins was recognized during the center’s Monday Business Meeting, April 10, 2017 as an MVP (Most Valuable Player) for his outstanding basketball achievements. Watkins is a member of the CJCC Basketball Team. Coach John Coats, Recreation Advisor has kept track of the students stats while playing which include 200 points for the [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center was referred by the Charleston Area Alliance to serve as volunteers for the TobyMac Gospel Concert, Saturday, April 8, 2017, 6:00 p.m. at the Charleston Civic Center. Students volunteered with the Food for the Hungry non-profit organization by distributing pamphlets, answering questions and aiding with securing sponsorships for a child. [...]

Floyd County Emergency response officials along with several other counties participated in a mock earthquake, rupturing a 20-inch gas line near Prestonsburg Elementary School, causing an explosion. Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Security Students assisted with the mock drill, on Wednesday April 5, Students arrived early at the Floyd County Rescue Squad to prepare for [...]