Albuquerque Job Corps Center

AJCC was very grateful in sharing their Albuquerque Job Corps story with our New Mexico State Representatives during their 2016 Ground Hog Job Shadowing with our New Mexico State Representative Georgene Louis. Our dear friends and supporters NM State Representatives Yvette Herrell, D. Wonda Johnson, Javier Martinez were so happy to meet our students and [...]

Christmas caroling is one of the oldest traditions of the holiday season, but it’s still a fun activity to take part in today. The Student Government Association leadership team at the Albuquerque Job Corps Center took the time to spread some good cheer around the Rio at Las Estancias Nursing Home. After singing songs, giving [...]

On December 2, 2015, students and staff at the Albuquerque Job Corps Center participated in a life changing presentation from the New Mexico Attorney Generals’ office. Heather Sandoval, a specially-trained member of the Attorney General’s team presented on Cyber Bullying. Bullying was once an act limited to playgrounds or school hallways. The Internet has opened [...]

For the 17th year, KOB-TV partnered with Roadrunner Food Bank for the annual KOB 4 Holiday Food Drive. This year was an exciting time for the Albuquerque Job Corps Center (AJCC) because they were able to team up with multiple agencies and participate with the collection and sorting of non-perishable food donations on November 21 [...]

On Thursday, November 19, 2015, Albuquerque Job Corps Center staff and students enjoyed Thanksgiving favorites, such as roasted turkey and gravy, cornbread stuffing, maple granola sweet potatoes,green beans casserole, baked ham, mashed potatoes and honey glazed carrots. The entire Café Sol staff cooked and prepared for hours making this year’s annual Thanksgiving Feast a complete [...]

Albuquerque Job Corps Center held an assembly featuring Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) Executive Director Aisha Smith, along with Andrea, Melissa and Heather. The event was aimed to engage AJCC students about the consequences of drunk and drugged driving and underage drinking and how this crime can affect many lives. Ali Hewell shared Michelle’s story, [...]

More and more of Albuquerque’s working poor are struggling to feed themselves and their families. Money is tight for everyone, but one illness, a reduction of work hours, or any setback can leave a family wondering where their next meal is coming from. According to the New Mexico Human Services Department, New Mexico is ranked [...]

The mission of the Albuquerque Job Corps Center (AJCC) is to ensure that all students have access to the resources they require to successfully manage their work lives and to establish and maintain a safe, positive environment which encourages the educational, technical training and social growth and development of students and staff to successfully compete [...]

Students at the Albuquerque Job Corps Center have had a full week of events that focus on Youth2Youth Partner for Peace campaign.  The week had numerous events such as: Boxer Fidel Maldonado, Jr. visiting the Center discussing strategies of being violent and bully-free; community partners Albuquerque Fire Department Chief Downey and NM Economic Development Cabinet [...]

On September 16, 2015 both Albuquerque Fire Department Chief Downey and New Mexico Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela came to the Center to support students and staff while they met to discuss stories and strategies about being bully-free on Center and in the community. Cabinet Secretary Barela discussed expectations to secure and retain gainful [...]