Sacramento Job Corps Center

Last week, SJCC Cement Masonry trainees began working on building a new Center project—a fire pit! Not only does it look great, but it will be wonderful during the cold winters. Thank you Cement Masonry!

Toastmasters International (TI) is a nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking, and leadership skills. Through its thousands of member clubs, Toastmasters International offers a program of communication and leadership projects designed to help people learn the arts of speaking, listening, and thinking. On June 15th, seven SJCC trainees [...]

Congressman Site Visit

June 6th, 2017

On June 2nd, SJCC had the pleasure of welcoming Congressman Ami Bera to our center for a tour. Center Director, Ms. Angela Rackley, got the chance to meet wit him to give an update on the center and our initiatives, and then he spoke with several students who were excited to tell him about their [...]

Yesterday, May 10th, SJCC’s Business & Community Liaison held a booth at John D. Sloat Elementary School’s Career Day, explaining to the kids what Job Corps was from top to bottom. The kids asked a multitude of questions, and were so excited to know that it was right in their backyard. Thank you to the [...]

On April 28th, five of SJCC’s male Cement Masonry Trainees got the opportunity to volunteer with the set-up of Habitat for Humanity’s Hard Hats & High Heels Gala at the Railyards. The Hard Hats & High Heels Gala is Habitat for Humanity’s one and only fundraising event for the year in which they transform the [...]

On April 20th, SJCC’s Business & Community Liaison held a Field Day for our female trainees and staff! It began with games and team-building activities (including a real life hungry-hungry-hippo tournament!), and plenty of dance-a-thons. At the end of the day, we held a Mad Hatter-themed tea party where every girl received a hand-held mirror [...]

Men’s Empowerment Day!

May 2nd, 2017

On the morning of Thursday, April 20, 2017, all of the male students and staff were transported off the Center to Elk Grove Park to participate in an all-day “Men’s Empowerment Team Competition & Spirit Event”. The day included several team activities that featured each of the male dormitories competing in eight “field day events”. [...]

Welcome Ms. Rackley!

April 19th, 2017

Angela Rackley, has been hired as the new Center Director at the Sacramento Job Corps Center, effective April 10, 2017. Ms. Rackley has more than 20 years of professional experience working with “at-risk” youth, which includes 12 years of experience working with Job Corps staff and students. Most recently, Ms. Rackley served as the Center [...]

Y2Y Anti-Bullying Rally

April 11th, 2017

Last Friday, our Student Leaders united us with every Job Corps Center (nationwide). SGA held a two-hour anti-bullying rally, and did an amazing job. It was a one week opportunity, that trainees on all 127 Job Corps Centers were given, to share with taxpayers, the Department of Labor, government officials, bullies, this entire country, and anyone in the world watching, that Job Corps Center trainees are committed, and united, with [...]

Happy Spring!

March 20th, 2017

Spring has sprung on the Sacramento Job  Corps center! Below you will see some of our male students working on beautifying the center as all of the flowers are blooming. Happy Spring everyone!