Esperanza Inc., signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Cleveland Job Corps Center (CJCC) on January 26, 2015. Esperanza is a local Hispanic organization whose mission is “to improve the academic achievement of Hispanics in Greater Cleveland by supporting students to graduate high school and promoting post-secondary educational attainment.” Esperanza translates to the English word, [...]

Cleveland Job Corps Center (CJCC) Security per-sonnel, Belinda Bray, Business Community Liaison, Michael Taylor and 10 Safety Cadets students visited the City of Cleveland Fifth District Police Station. The Safety Cadets observed roll call, Po-lice Officers engaging in their daily duties, conversed with Officers about a variety of subjects related to law enforcement and re-ceived [...]

The city of Cleveland commemorated Black History Month on February 2, 2015 by recognizing the past and honoring future leaders. The celebration kicked-off with an invitation-only luncheon and featured LaRese Pur-nell, CFO and COO of the Word Church, accompanied by News Channel 5 Anchor Danita Harris, Chef Eric Wells, and Cleveland Cava-liers emcee Ahmaad Crump [...]

Cleveland Job Corps Center (CJCC) students Jose Ayala, Brenan Ragin, Timothy Chapman, and An-tonio Fortson had the pleasure of shadowing Cleveland Division of Fire, Lieutenant Victor M. Gill at the Cleveland Fire Department Headquar-ters and the Northeast Ohio Regional Fusion Cen-ter (NEORFC). The NEORFC is a unit of the United States Department of Justice, the [...]

Faced with the challenge to dispel myths and raise awareness about heart disease being the number one killer of women, the American Heart Associa-tion created “Go Red For Women” in 2004. The “Go Red For Women” move-ment is a passionate, emotional, social initiative designed to educate and empower women to take charge of their heart, [...]

The sun was not the only thing casting a bright light on the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center’s Annual Spring College/Career day. Employers, local high school students and the Department of Labor gave the center high marks.  On March 12th, 24 employers and 200 local high school students embarked on the Carl D. Perkins [...]

Today, Pharmacy Tech trainee went to Cleveland Clinic to network and find out information about the location’s past. I believe it was extremely enlightening. Our tour guide was the blunt, yet charismatic Jacqueline Adams. She told our group of students about the hardships East Cleveland are facing, but what we can do as individuals to [...]

  Carl D. Perkins Career Transition Readiness (CTR) students get presentation on personal finances and budgeting. CTR is the last Component of the Job Corps program that prepares students to transition into the work world. Students will update resumes, job search, look at LMI, and practice interview skills under the guidance of their CTR Instructor. [...]

Tia Welch, Business Community Liaison represented the Charleston Job Corps Center at the WV Legislatures Career Technical Day, March 6, 2015 at the State Capitol in the Upper Rotunda (House Side). Members of the State Legislature received outreach literature and information regarding the Job Corps Program, as well as keepsakes. Secretary of State, Natalie Tennant [...]

Marycait Hoke- 24 years old came to the Charleston Job Corps Center on April 21, 2014. She is a graduate from Lincoln County High School, Hamlin WV with her High School Diploma, May 2009. She attended Marshall University and WV State University prior to enrolling in the Office Administration Trade. Students at Charleston Job Corps [...]