Beth Ann May, Joliet Township Clerk, wrote a column for the Township Perspective, a newsletter that goes to 50,000 township officials in Illinois. In the column, she talks about registering students to vote at Joliet Job Corps and wrote several positive things about Job Corps in general. “They are very active in our community, assisting [...]
Submitted story to The Times Weekly in Joliet details the month-long activities at Joliet Job Corps that made up Make A Difference Month. We didn’t do one day … or even one week — we had volunteer activities twice a week the entire month.
Story in Nov. 16 Herald News talks about the Kickers program at Joliet Job Corps, a successful anti-smoking program, and the teacher who started the program. Story was pitched as a Great American Smokeout story. Staff photographer and staff reporter were very impressed with our program!
Joliet Times Weekly carries story about Adarious Dixon, a young man from Joliet who could find a job — but not a career. Now he has completed Office Administration and is enrolled in Pharmacy Tech and has a much brighter future — thanks to Job Corps.
From The Herald News Pulse column on June 11: “Here’s a federal government program that U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert, R-Hinsadale, likes: Job Corps. “Biggert last week commended a House committee for its decision to keep direct federal funding for Job Corps intact. Other programs will be shifted to block grant funding that will go through [...]
Joliet Herald News runs two photos of our students volunteering at GR2012: Celebrating Sustainability, an ecology festival held May 19 at Joliet Junior College. The photos show student Darrell Conley of Memphis, Tn., trying to return a snake to its owner while it is tied up in his volunteer vest and student Dacolis Sampson of [...]
The Joliet Times Weekly ran a photo and story about the May 2 visit of Rep. Judy Biggert to Joliet Job Corps. She stayed for 3 hours and left with a favorable impression, the news story said.
photo and caption ran in The Herald News about Joliet Job Corps students tacking for the second year painting stencils with message “Dump No Waste Leads to River” for City of Joliet. This helps preserve the DuPage River watershed. This Job Corps also performed this task in spring of 2010. This time there are also [...]
http://heraldnews.suntimes.com/photos/galleries/index.html?story=12068648 Joliet Job Corps appeared in an April 23 story about a county-wide Global Youth Service Day in the local newspaper, The Herald News. Two students who are part of the Corps’ Bucket Boyz also operformed at the event. Joliet Job Corps sent out 80 students and 12 staff over four days to pick up [...]
http://heraldnews.suntimes.com/news/11100382-418/joliet-job-corps-honors-supporters-at-commencement.html Updated: March 8, 2012 2:39AM JOLIET — Joliet Job Corps gave three awards to those who play an important — and unpaid — role during its winter commencement ceremonies Feb. 10. Community awards went to Virgil Kemp of Joliet; Helpers of Mother Earth; and Home Goods of Shorewood, a work-based learning site. Volunteer Sharon [...]