Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps Center

On October 2, approximately 25 young ladies from WMYJCC were selected to be a part of a special group called Women of Whitney (WOW). They enjoyed the special recognition and the opportunity to come together to share and support important information with each other. The 2018 Women of Whitney theme is Refined Pearls. Each young [...]

Omar Harrison has successfully completed both cement and brick trades while he attended the Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center. Harrison arrived to the WMYJCC on May 30, 2017 and departed on Monday, September 10th, to start his new fulltime positon with Hagerman on Tuesday, September 11th. Everything happen so quickly for Harrison in September, [...]

In the early morning on September 27, 2018 around 7AM, 16 WMYJCC construction students were dressed and ready to make a statement as they headed to the Frenchburg Job Corps Center with their instructors to compete in the first KY Job Corps Trade Olympics. The winner of the KY Job Corps Olympics will not only [...]


October 7th, 2018

The WMYJCC Committee kicked off Kentucky State University Week with an Onward and Upward Men’s Monday workshop emphasizing personal growth and development. After several presentations and personal stories were shared by staff, the day concluded with a ceremonial component with approximately 20 young men learning to tie a tie together. The students wrapped the wisdom [...]


October 7th, 2018

The Whitney Young Job Corps Y2Y students went beyond conversation by standing strong together! Y2Y stands for Youth to Youth and Partners 4 PEACE. On Monday, September 17, the Whitney Young Job Corps Center Y2Y Week kicked off with an inspirational speech on what is PEACE, from Pharmacy Tech student, Javion Holiday. Holiday spoke from [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps Brick and Cement graduate, Torran Cox, is officially a member of the Local 4 Union thanks to the career technical training he received from his Brick and Cement instructors. Cox first came to Whitney Young Job Corps in May of 2017 after working various manufacturing jobs in his home state Tennessee [...]

On September 5, Whitney Young Job Corps hosted the Food Literacy Project at Oxmoor Farm to park their edible, mobile learning garden – the Louisville Truck Farm on campus. Giving the Whitney Young Job Corps culinary students the opportunity to pick by hand fresh from the vine herbs and spices to cook with and notice [...]

At the Whitney Young Job Corps Center, there are three sets of siblings who truly enjoys having their brother or sister on campus as they prepare for a life changing career. Rebecca Neri age 17 and her brother Custavo Neri age 19 are originally from Pueblo Nuevo, New Mexico, but now live in Shlebyville, KY [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps student, Trashawn Lux, is now enrolled at Jefferson Technical Community College and started classes today! Trashawn is an outstanding young lady who has completed her CNA and CMA courses and is excited to pursue her education in the health industry. While living on campus, Lux will be a full-time student taking [...]

Whiney Young Pharmacy tech student, Mollie Hayes, took action that will propel her for a promising future. After graduating from high school in Grayson County, Kentucky Hayes was not really doing anything positive or making good choices. But after a friend told Hayes about the great opportunities at Job Corps he had received, she looked [...]