Archive for the ‘Policymakers’ Category

Whitney Young Job Corps Cement grad takes his training to the next level by enrolling in the Cement Advance training program at the Gary Job Corps Center in Texas. He started in April and plans to complete in August and already has two career opportunities in the cement industry. “It feels good to have options,” [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center operating under Horizons Youth Services attended the Salvation Army of Hope Gala, May 17, 2018 at the Clay Center for Arts & Sciences. The event was the first of its kind for the Salvation Army of Charleston WV. A welcome was given by Area Commander Major Brooks Gilliam. The recognition [...]

Pictured left to right: Peter Calvo, President Horizons Youth Services, Jodi Asby, BCL Muhlenberg Job Corps, Congressman Thomas Massie, Jimmie Wilson, BCL Carl D. Perkins Job Corps, Janette Sweeney, BCL Whitney Young Job Corps, and Sandra Catalin, President InSights Training Group. Perkins Job Corps Business Community Liaison (BCL) joined other Kentucky BCL’s and Horizons Youth Services [...]

Please join me in thanking our U.S. Senator Joe Manchin III for signing the Dear Colleague Letter to support Job Corps FY 2019 funding. The local office number is (304) 342-5855 and Washington D.C. Office (202) 224-3954. We were graciously informed from the office of U.S. Senator Capito in Washington D.C. that she is on [...]

Old Dominion Job Corps BCL Franklin Swann traveled to Bedford, VA to attend a Town Hall session yesterday, March 27th.   Senator Warner was very complimentary of the Job Corps program.  Senator Warner shared a story about a Job Corps graduation years ago were he spoke to the group.   He talked about how emotionally moved he was to see [...]

Congressman Tom Marino (10th PA District) spoke with Center staff and students about education within the US, reaching goals, and the importance and benefits of career technical training. CD Gerry McGroarty, BCL Jackie Johnson, SGA President Toyrel Pinckney, SGA Vice President Emily Simpson and HBI Carpentry student, Dyllan Hulett visited Congressman Marino on Wednesday, January [...]

in recognition of National Job Shadowing Day, the Student Government Association (SGA) from the Flint Genesee Job Corps met with District Manager, Derrick Mathis at their office to give information about Senator Stabenow’s responsibilities and well as the district office. The information was well received and students look forward to visits from the Senator on [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center volunteered with Fair Shake Network (FSN) for their Ice Cream Social, March 21, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 p.m., Upper Rotunda House Side, State Capitol Building. Staff and students volunteered to serve ice cream to members of the WV Legislature and guests for the annual event. CJCC students from the S.A.D.D. (Students [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC), operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS), attended Women’s and Girls’ Day at the Legislature sponsored by the WV Women’s Commission, on January 22, 2018. The theme of the event was, “The Will to Lead.” The purpose of the event was to provide an opportunity for women and girls to [...]