The Charleston Job Corps Center’s Y2Y Ambassadors and BCL attended the Charleston City Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 17, 2017. Job Corps Centers across the country are observing Youth-2-Youth (Y2Y) Campaign against Violence Week September 17-22, 2017. A presentation was made to the city council regarding the purpose of Y2Y. A Y2Y Flyer of events, [...]

Potomac Job Corps Center is celebrating Y2Y Peace Week.  The first full day of activities at Potomac took place on Tuesday, September 20th.  Students heard from staff about the different types of violence and how to combat it.  Staff also shared personal stories from their lives that have shaped them on the topic of violence.  [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center will observe the third annual Youth-2-Youth Campaign Against Violence Week, Sept. 18-22, 2017. Student Desmond Baker will represent the center at the National Director’s conference with Y2Y Ambassadors across the nation in Washington D.C. Several activities are planned on and off center to observe the week which include, guest speaker [...]

The students of the Martin Luther King Jr. dorm at the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center won $125 for being the dorm of the month on center, and rather than having a pizza party, they chose to donate the funds. During the Monday morning assembly on September 11th, the center-life director, Cody Perry, was presented with [...]

Carl D. Perkins Job Corps students assisted with the Eastern Kentucky Cares: Hope from the Mountains Radiothon held on Thursday September 7, 2017 at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg, KY. Several Office Administration students spent hours answering phones and taking pledges for the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The Radiothon sponsored by WYMT News, had [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center observed Patriots Day, September 11, 2017 during Monday Business Meeting. Willie Brown, Center Director spoke to students and staff regarding the significance of the day when first responders and other brave men and women during the terrorist attacks on American soil on Sept. 11, 2001. Willie Brown said, “Take time to [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) recognized National Minority Awareness Month during Monday Business Meeting on August 21, 2017 with guest speaker Karen Williams. Mrs. Williams is a volunteer with CORE (Center for Organ Recovery & Education). Her personal experience with a best friend in need of an organ [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center joined 126 Job Corps centers across the country to celebrate the 6th Annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony August 18, 2017 to congratulate the Job Corps students who showed Job Corps Works! by completing the program this year. Recent Job Corps graduates employed in West Virginia, employer partners, local policymakers, [...]

On August 15, 2017, Daniel Serrato and Cleveland Job Corps Center Safety and Security Manager David Wynne met with personnel of the Cleveland Police Department, Fifth District, Police Headquarters to conduct two Active Shooter Drills, one during the day and one during the evening. The Cleveland Police leadership who were present to support the Active [...]

CJCC Bricklayer’s Visit Active Construction Site On Friday, July 11, 2017, the Cleveland Job Corps Center’s Bricklaying trade was invited by the Albert M. Higley Company to visit an active construction site of the new Whitney M. Young Middle School. When the students arrived, Local 5 Bricklayers with the LMR Construction Company were laying the [...]