During the Detroit Job Corps Center’s Anti-Violence/Anti-Bullying Awareness Week, the Detroit City Council presented Job Corps with the ” Spirit of Detroit Award” and the “Award of Recognition” on October 6,2015 for their outstanding efforts in bringing attention to the warning signs and effects of violence and bullying. They also received Certificate of Appreciations from:City [...]
Detroit Job Corps Center would like to thank each of the following apprenticeship and business partners that provides extraordinary on-the job, real work environment experiences for Detroit Job Corps students: The Greening of Detroit; Commerica Park; Lawden Nursing Home; Unified Contractor Association and Brookings Construction Company. Many of our students have been offered full time employment [...]
Detroit Job Corps Center held its 2015 summer commencement ceremony on Friday, August 14, 2015. This year’s theme was: “Soaring to Success”. The Key note speaker was Mr. Shaka Senghor, writer, mentor and motivational speaker. Detroit Job Corps Center had 80 students who graduated from the following Career Technical Trades: Office Administration (36 graduates) Network [...]
Fisher Dynamics hires Tyheem Dobson, DJCC trainee as Inspector Supervisor. Fisher Dynamics, an engineered seating systems and mechanisms company, is the automotive industry’s premier supplier of seat mechanisms. They design and manufacture recliners, latches, and specialty mechanisms for passenger vehicles for customers in North America, Europe, and Asia.
During the week of October 22-27, 2012, DJCC trainees and staff volunteered at various community organizations relating to ”Make a Difference Day, 2012″. Partner organizations included: Detroit Coast Guard, Gleaner’s Community Food Bank, Detroit Rescue Mission, John Dingell VA Hospital and Forgotten Harvest. Other partners included: AmeriCorps Urban Safety Project, Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance, [...]
Detroit Job Corps Center (DJCC) would like to thank the following companies for hiring trainees from the Detroit Job Corps Center program: Great America Trucking Company, Technicolor, Peace Project, White House Nursing Home, Tyler Care Center and Imani Residential Living. We at the DJCC thank you for supporting and employing our youth!
Detroit Job Corps Center student selected to represent the United States in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Youth Skills Camp in China. APEC is the premier Asia-Pacific economic forum. Its primary goal is to support sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the Asian-Pacific region. Elayna Tucker, age 20, Detroit Job Corps Center trainee was selected along [...]
On Monday, June 11, 2012, Detroit Job Corps Center (DJCC) Student Government Association (SGA) visited Congressman Hansen Clarke’s District Office. During the visit, trainees had an opportunity to educate and discuss with Congressman Clarke and his staff about the benefits of the Job Corps program. Pictures of the meeting were taken with the Congressman, his [...]
Detroit Job Corps Center (DJCC) trainees and staff collaborated with Wayne County Health and Human Services Department for their annual “Cover the Uninsured Health Expo”. The event took place on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at Cobo Hall. Over 700 Uninsured applicants came to the event to be educated about the resources that are available for uninsured [...]
On May 17, 2012, Detroit Job Corps Center trainees and staff volunteered at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Capuchin provides full-course nutritious meals to hundreds of men, women, and children who are homeless or experiencing economic difficulties. The Center also serves as the distribution site for appliances and furniture for families re-establishing households after a fire [...]