Hubert H. Humphrey Job Corps Center

Three painting trade students share something in common. They were all on summer break and chose to spend three days a week during those break weeks applying more than 100 gallons of paint to the entire exterior of the Northside Child Development Center in Minneapolis. Along with their instructor, they caulked up many cracks, set [...]

Humphrey’s Fall graduation 2015

November 19th, 2015

Hubert H Humphrey held its graduation on September 18, 2015. The ceremony opened with a flag ceremony courtesy of the U.S. Army color guard and the National Anthem was sung by student Mygia Lewis. Congratulatory greetings were read from Senator Amy Klobuchar and Congresswoman Betty McCollum. The keynote speaker was Dave MacKenzie, former Center Director, [...]

new IUPAT member

November 19th, 2015

Kawie Mkomo stood proudly on the evening of his induction into the union with three of the men who have helped him with his goals. Kawie did complete his IUPAT training at Humphrey Job Corps and got a non-union job without benefits when he first started working. He now has a union job with Washche [...]

Neighborhood ties

November 19th, 2015

Humphrey students were volunteers for a community bonfire on a Friday evening at the Northwest Como, the local parks and recreation center. They were kept busy with the ever popular bouncy house, outdoor bowling, face painting and other simple attractions for young children. The local PTA offered hot dogs and sodas for sale as a [...]

Fifteen Humphrey students were chosen to be part of a live television broadcast aired by the local ABC affiliate on behalf of the Salvation Army’s Coats for Kids drive. The students were given this opportunity because of the work that Humphrey students have done for the Salvation Army. Once a week, the Career Preparation students [...]

The season of snow is coming and many children need warm coats and jackets to protect them against the cold. The Salvation Army has been fundraising and accepting gently used garments through its Coats for Kids campaign. It’s been very successful. The next step: Humphrey students helped the Salvation Army by sorting coats for distribution [...]

Humphrey’s annual neighborhood breakfast was held on Halloween morning in the cafeteria on the campus. Each year, Humphrey hosts a pancake breakfast fundraiser for District 10, the city district that Humphrey is in. Board members sell tickets to friends and neighbors, buy all the ingredients and come in to the cafeteria to flip pancakes and [...]

Humphrey Culinary Arts students were an integral part of the Charlie Awards event, an annual showcase for the exceptional restaurant, food and beverage community in Minneapolis/St Paul. This awards event draws in the best chefs from both cities. The festive occasion featured live music, entertainment and sample-sized dishes prepared by student chefs from three culinary [...]

Toys for Tots project

September 2nd, 2015

Sometimes good deeds are rewarded! Members of the Salvation Army team came to the Hubert H Humphrey campus to treat the students with a pizza party, T-shirts, backpacks and certificates of recognition for their efforts during the Toys for Tots registration process. The final tally for the whole drive was 13,421 phone applications and 4,379 [...]

Youth Legislative Day 2013

September 2nd, 2015

HH Humphrey student government members participated in Youth Legislative Day at the Capitol as advocates for the Job Corps program. They were given a special privilege by Senator John Hoffman who brought them onto the floor of the Senate and up onto the dais for a group photo by the Senate photographer. They met with [...]