Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps Center

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 [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps students participated in a blood drive on August 7th to help save lives. The American Read Cross and Whitney Young Job Corps partnered to coordinate a blood drive in which the health trade students were able to not only give blood, but also help with the intake process. John Davis, Account [...]

The Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center held a very successful College Fair to promote higher education. The college fair was well attended with approximately 200 students, staff and at least 17 college representatives participating. Students who desire higher education and wanting to experience college had the opportunity to speak one-on-one with various college representatives [...]

Brick instructor, Chris Gray, and his students were instrumental in creating smiles on the many faces in Shelby County! In the fall of 2017 approximately 17 students were able to participate in a unique Work Based Learning (WBL) project. Henry Jew with the Veteran of Foreign War (VFW) contacted Whitney Young to see if the [...]

The Whitney Young Job Corps Center supports the Mayoral Proclamation stating June 11-15 as CNA week to raise awareness for healthcare careers. The Health Care Collaborative Greater Louisville subcommittees have secured Mayoral Proclamations for each of the nationally designated weeks for various healthcare professionals. The proclamation documents will live at the KHCC and will be [...]

The Whitney Young Job Corps CNA students participated in a 7 week nutrition course in partnership with Shelby County Kentucky Extension Cooperatives office – a division of the University of Kentucky. CNA students learn how to read nutrition information on food labels and how to cook healthier meals. Shelby County Kentucky Extension Cooperatives Instructor, Sara [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps culinary graduate, Darryl Jones, likes working at the Crestview Center nursing home as a cook. At 19 years old Darryl had graduated Henry County High School, but wanted more than working at local fast food restaurants. So he teamed up with a Kentucky Youth Program in Henry County that connected Darryl [...]