Little Rock Job Corps Center

Job Corps teamed up with Young Intellectual Active Minds (Y.I.AM) and Live Free Tobacco Prevention Program to host a “Smoke Free Movie Night” and “Splash That AD Water Battle” in honor of World No Tobacco Day. Students enjoyed watching the movie “Dope” as Patrice Bax with Y.I.A.M. discussed the health risks of tobacco use and [...]

CTR Instructor, Allison Liddell, and CTR Coordinator, Catherine Nolan, accompanied 8 students from the CTR class to a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Hope Credit Union on June 2. The Credit Union will be providing information to our students about saving, budgeting, and preparing for their financial future. The students will have the opportunity to walk [...]

The SGA Leadership Team attended the “R -Word” Rally on the steps of the Arkansas State Capitol on Tuesday, May 3. Lt. Governor Tim Griffin was the special guest speaker for the event. The rally was held to raise awareness about the negative impact of the “R-word”. If you are not aware of what the [...]

The Center Director Angela Rackley, Peer Leadership Coordinator Ledra Brown, and the SGA Executive Board had an amazing visit to the Arkansas State Capitol on Thursday, May 5. Arkansas State Representative Fredrick Love invited Ms. Rackley and the SGA to sit in one of the last days of the House Legislative sessions; passing appropriations bills. [...]

Last week, Oak Dorm used a physical activity to focus on overcoming adversity in other areas of life on March 29. Oak Dorm’s Residential Advisors, both former football players, and Dorm Supervisor combined football techniques and life skills to serve as examples of how to deal with life’s adversities. Students were given barriers to run [...]

Career Preparation Period (CPP) students Tiffany Arce, Jacob Bottcher, and Alexander Watkins Jr. recently visited the Arkansas Workforce along with their CPP Instructor. The students spoke with Christopher Bell, a representative from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock about their TRIO Pre-College Outreach Program. The TRIO Program assists youths, adults, and veterans in targeted [...]

The Ladies in Action group volunteered at the Arkansas Dream Center on March 19 to participate in one of their programs that feed the homeless. The vision of the Arkansas Dream Center is to see thousands of hurting people come to know a new life through the efforts of their staff, volunteers, and recently rehabilitated [...]

As part of Women’s History Month, the Center held its annual Women’s Conference on March 24. The day was spent learning, sharing and encouraging female students to commit to being the highest and best versions of themselves. Center Director Angela Rackley opened the day with a welcome to all the participants and facilitated the first [...]

Little Rock was honored to host our quarterly Community Relations Council meeting on March 23. Our guests consisted of representatives from our Arkansas Congressional offices including Shane Fletcher, field representative for Senator Tom Cotton; Tim Riley, representative for John Boozman; and Senior District Representative, Josh Mesker, representing Congressman French Hill‘s office. Amongst our congressional guests, [...]

On March 21, CPP Instructors Mrs. Dockery and Ms. Funches along with nine CPP Pre-90 students went to Pinnacle Mountain State Park for the launch of the Spring Canoe Float. The students and Park Interprets unloaded the canoes from the Big Maumelle boat launch and experienced the beauty of spring on a guided 4.5 mile [...]