Brooklyn Job Corps Center

STILL COOKING WITH CITY HARVEST

November 3rd, 2015

Brooklyn Job Corps Culinary trainee, Denecia Trimm is pictured above with Aliyah Rowe, Manager of Nutrition Education for City Harvest. Denecia has been selected to serve as a volunteer Community Health Educator with City Harvest. In this role, Denecia will conduct the “Healthy Cooking Matters” training at other community-based organizations throughout New York City.

Brooklyn Job Corps has partnered with City Harvest, the largest food advocacy organization in New York City. City Harvest works tirelessly to feed 1.4 million hungry New Yorkers each year. While doing so, they strive to recruit volunteers which will help educate and train all New Yorkers on how to eat smarter, healthy and less [...]

The Y2Y Initiative, sponsored by the DOL really amped Brooklyn up to focus on even bettering its on-center relationships. What better way to promote healthy relationship than to start with the males of Brooklyn Job Corps? 15 Male trainees from Brooklyn Job Corps and a cadre of male staff took the trip to Washington D.C [...]

The Brooklyn Job Corps is a non-residential site with a limited amount of space for recreational activities. Nonetheless, using the services of its BCL Van Miles, Brooklyn Job Corps embarked on a partnership with the Bedford YMCA. Now, Brooklyn Job Corps trainees will be able to use the Bedford YMCA facilities an also receive various [...]

On Sunday, October 18th, 2015 Brooklyn Job Corps participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk held in New York’s historic Central Park. There, over 40 students gathered to brave the early morning temperature and show their support for the cause. Our team was joined by a number of organizations and individuals in NYC [...]

On Saturday, October 17th, 2015, 10 female trainees from Brooklyn Job Corps attended the Circle of Sisters sponsored by HOT 97. The expo occurs annually and is the largest event for women of color in New York City. Circle of Sisters also hosted a variety of panel discussions, seminars, inspirational services, R&B and gospel concerts. [...]

Staff of the BJCA facilitated several fundraising events to collect money in order to give our trainees with children a Christmas Party on center the last day school before their holiday break.  The party included arts and craft activities, Santa arriving on his sleigh and Christmas presents for each of the 42 kids.

BJCA Featured on Local Television

December 28th, 2010

On December 2, 2010 the Brooklyn Independent Television Network filmed students and staff of the Brooklyn Job Corp Academy for a segment of Sector B: The Business of Brooklyn.  The episode featuring the BJCA aired for the first time on Cablevision channel 69 on December 21, 2010 at 9:30pm.  The episode can also be seen [...]

BJCA Student Cooking Demo

December 28th, 2010

Culinary students, Mathew Arrington and Jhon Nunez facilitated a cooking demonstration for a Manhattan LGBTQ group called Fierce on December 3rd.