Sacramento Job Corps Center

SJCC College Fair

October 16th, 2017

Last month, SJCC’s Business & Community Liaison held a College Fair on-center, with all local colleges in attendance. Students were given the opportunity to learn about local colleges, SJCC’s college program, and ask any other questions they had regarding college and the process to get enrolled. At the end of the fair, Michelle Melton, former [...]

SJCC Spirit Week!

October 16th, 2017

Last month, SJCC held our annual Spirit Week, and the students participated in a variety of activities. Below you will see the Peace March. Everyone had a great time while raising awareness about anti-violence. The students also enjoyed s’mores with Ms. Rackley, Center Director using the firepit our Cement Masonry students built in the courtyard. [...]

Job Corps Works!

October 16th, 2017

“Hi! My name is Pamela Xiong. I went to Sacramento Job Corps Center (SJCC) in October of 2014. At the time I was attending SJCC, I was a full-time employee at Apple. I worked from 7:00 PM to 4:00 AM, Monday through Friday. In addition to attending SJCC and working, I am a full-time mother. [...]

SIATech Field Trip

October 16th, 2017

Last Thursday, about 60 of our staff & students attended the 2017 Youth Leadership Summit, a 1-day conference focusing on STEM-related careers and pathways, sponsored by SIATech.  Approximately 200 students from all over northern California attended the summit which took place at Skyline College in San Francisco.  The students were able to learn from various [...]

Last week, SJCC held its first monthly Oscars Student Awards Ceremony. Staff was dressed to impress, and student winners strutted down the red carpet onto the stage to accept their Oscar. Afterwards, we held an awards event for the winners, including food and music, to congratulate the awards they worked so hard to achieve. Great [...]

Y2Y Conference!

October 16th, 2017

Last month, one impressive trainee, Kristopher Thao, was selected to attend the Youth 2 Youth Conference in Washington, D.C. From Y2Y activities at host centers to connecting with their peers on how best to promote peace, these Y2Y Student Ambassadors had the opportunity to spread Y2Y’s message of peace throughout the nation’s capital. Due to [...]

On July 27th, Assemblymember Cooper’s office invited Sacramento Job Corps’ Business & Community Liaison, Melissa Kaye, and Cement Masonry Instructor, Doc Pickett to join Mayor Steinberg in speaking to the Young Assemblymember’s Program at City Hall. The Young Assemblymember’s Program is a four-week summer program designed to give high school students an opportunity to develop [...]

Below you will see an article published on BRT’s website about Sean Pittman, an SJCC graduate who has gone on to have a very successful career in construction. Great job, Mr. Pittman—we are all so proud of you! “BRT Project - Bringing Jobs to Local Workers Like West Oakland’s Sean Pittman” “The East Bay Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) [...]

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 [...]