Greenville, Ky – The Muhlenberg Job Corps, Whitney M. Young, and Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Centers’ business community liaisons joined together for the annual Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Day last week. MJCC was well represented by five students and two staff members. The evening was filled with speakers from the state government, international [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) was a leadership sponsor for the Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce, WV Legislative Issues & Eggs held at the Charleston Marriott Jan. 10. The annual event is held just before the start of the session of the 84th West Virginia Legislature. The sponsorship [...]

Cold and windy conditions couldn’t deter five Cleveland Job Corps students and two Job Corps staff members braving the elements to lend a helping hand at the Cleveland Police 3rd Annual Community Holiday Luncheon. Cleveland Chief of Police, Calvin Williams hosted the luncheon to show his appreciation to all community and business leaders who supported [...]

Saadya Rosemond Age: 20 Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio Center: Cleveland Job Corps Career Area: Nursing Assistant Job Corps Dates: 2/12/17 – 12/14/17 Employer: HCR Manor Care In efforts to provide for his family, Saadya Rosemond’s father had to seek employment out-of-state. Saadya’s mode of transportation quickly came to an abrupt stop, and school attendance was not [...]

Craig Conner Age: 19 Hometown: Cleveland, OH Center: Cleveland Job Corps Region: Chicago Career Area: Welding Job Corps Dates: 2/22/2016 – 12/14/2017 Employer: Ace Brother’s Equipment “I didn’t fit in at a traditional school environment, so I quit and enrolled in an online High School Diploma program,” explained Craig Conner. Unfortunately, Craig found himself stuck [...]

Keyausha N. Jones Age: 23 Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio Center: Cleveland Job Corps Region: Chicago Career Area: Nursing Assisting/Home Health Aide Job Corps Dates: 5/30/17 – 12/14/17 Employer: Eliza Bryant Village Nursing Facility After graduating from Euclid High School, Keyausha N. Jones worked various dead-end jobs. She enrolled in Belvoir Learning Center through Ohio Means Jobs, [...]

Rebuilding with Rebuilding Together Northeast Ohio Under the sponsorship of Rebuilding Together Northeast Ohio, single father Andre Roberts and his daughter received much needed home repairs. During the week of December 4th, 2017, Rebuilding Together enlisted Lowe’s Department Store and the Cleveland Job Corps Center to help with the renovations to the Slavic Village neighborhood [...]

Recreation Leaders began the New Year by volunteering and giving back at the Ashland Community Kitchen. Students spent several hours on Saturday January 6, assisting with meals, cleaning up and just talking with the guest. The mission of the Ashland Community Kitchen is to provide any hungry person with a hot, nutritious meal, and to [...]

Local Caribbean Organization Supports Job Corps Student The Jacksonville job Corps Center partnered with the local Caribbean Connection organization to initiate a Caribbean Club on Center. Students who are from the Caribbean Islands such as Puerto Rico, Saint Martin, Antigua, Barbuda, Haiti, Jamaica, Dominican Republic etc. meet on a monthly basis to discuss issues going [...]

Staff members and Homemakers assist students with ornament making. The Floyd County Homemakers Club of Prestonsburg, KY was on center in December to assist students with making Christmas ornaments, stockings and cards to take home for family and friends for the holidays. This is the fifth year that the Homemakers Club has assisted students with [...]