Archive for the ‘Faces of Job Corps’ Category

Throughout the month of July, students at the Alaska Job Corps Center rallied around the importance of different cultures at both the Center and from around the world. They celebrated diversity and culture through multiple events, held every Thursday during July, which they called “Culture Con” month. The Alaska Job Corps Center is highly diverse, [...]

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 [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) held a “Yes You Can Conference” Wednesday, July 12, 2017 to support student retention coordinated by Lisa Lewis, Student Personnel Officer. There were 40 students taken off center to the John XXIII Pastoral Center, Charleston, WV for an all day retention conference. Willie [...]

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) [...]

The YMCA-Mel Wolf Child Development Center recently received a grant to start a garden for the children at its local daycare facility. The center was able at its local daycare facility. The center was able to purchase all the materials and obtain a garden specialist for the project, but needed assistance with building the garden [...]

When Greg Howard, Alaska Job Corps Center’s current Water and Wastewater Treatment Instructor, first came to Job Corps in 2014, he was a student on a mission. He was determined to gain the knowledge and skills he needed to launch him into a career in water and wastewater treatment. Before Greg came to Alaska Job [...]

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center was honored to have a special guest on Center, U.S. Representative James Comer (District 1). Congressman Comer was greeted by members of the Student Government Association, Job Corps ambassadors, several Kentucky students, and community supporters.   The Congressman toured the campus and students had the opportunity [...]

Men of Action Leadership Conference

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) observed Earth Week with community beautification projects on Tuesday, April 18 at The Father’s House Church with Pastor Lloyd Hill and Friday, April 21 with Charleston Kanawha Housing Authority at South Park Village. Facilities Maintenance students were responsible for removing debris, cleaning areas, [...]

Last week, more than 100 students at the Alaska Job Corps Center signed pledges against bullying and violence as part of National Youth Violence Prevention Week. As part of this special week, the Youth to Youth Partners for Peace (Y2Y P4P) group organized and implemented activities to raise awareness and prevent bullying and youth violence [...]