Milwaukee Job Corps Center

Student Success Story

August 13th, 2013

Milwaukee Job Corps Center graduate, Brittany Collins is one of the center’s success stories. Brittany learned about Job Corps from the Internet and television commercials. On June 7, 2011 Brittany left Chicago, Illinois and entered the Milwaukee job corps center. Brittany’s goals were to obtain her high School diploma and complete a trade. Brittany notes [...]

Earlier this month CCN Magazine held their annual Midwest Urban Empowerment Awards.  These awards honor the efforts of those who serve their community and bring empowerment, achievement and revitalization to the communities they are serving.  This year, Center Director, James E. Roberts, Jr. of the Milwaukee Job Corps Center received the award in the Youth [...]

The path to completion for ELL student Hsa Tu Hah has been filled with diligence, persistence, and hard work.  Now, in the final phase at the Milwaukee Job Corps Center, Hah is working to complete his Career Transition Classes.  In preparation for his transition from Job Corps to employment, CTR Instructor, Suzie Brossart arranged for [...]

The students at the Milwaukee Job Corps Center love the opportunity to serve in the community.  Every time an opportunity is offered, the students jump at the chance to participate.  The students seem to have a joyful commitment to the service of others.  Because of the commitment of the center and its students, the Milwaukee [...]

Milwaukee Job Corps Center students toured Zenar Corporation. Built in 1972 on the foundation of business integrity, a commitment to product excellence, and drive for customer service; Zenar Corporation has evolved into a major player in the Crane Manufacturing Industry. Welding student Quentin Thompson returned from the tour describing many of the things he had [...]

Over half of the students at the Milwaukee Job Corps Center are in Leadership positions on center.  Leadership Coordinator, Ms. Cynthia Ricks, coordinated May’s Leadership Banquet to continue to train and build up the positive students on center.   At the banquet, students were inspired by keynote speaker Chuck Zamora of Zamora Group International-The Learning Company.  [...]

Job Corps’ drive-through aid Posted: April 3, 2013 Volunteers from Milwaukee Job Corps Marvin Tatum (from left), 19; Timothy Scott, 17; and Anthony Kirkwood, 19, loaded boxes of food and household supplies Wednesday at Brentwood Church of Christ for a Feed the Children event. Cars waited on N. 60th St. in Milwaukee to pick up [...]

The Milwaukee Job Corps Center in cooperation with several of our community partners, Havenwoods Economic Development Corporation, Milwaukee Urban Gardens, and Kompost Kids, was approved by the City of Milwaukee to create a raised garden bed on a plot of land owned by the city along the northeast corner of the Milwaukee Job Corps Center. [...]

The diverse co-ed Milwaukee Job Corps soccer team has being training very hard for months under the guidance of the Construction Trade Manager and coach, Rodd Washington. Last week the team experienced their first win of the regular season! The sportsmanship these students have show on the field has been acknowledged by the referees and [...]

Students from the Milwaukee Job Corps Center had the opportunity to shadow at the District 4 Milwaukee Police Department. Their experience consisted of attending roll call with the police officers, touring the offices, having a meeting with District 4 Captain O’Leary, and shadowing various officers performing their duties. Later the students visited the Police Academy [...]