Archive for the ‘Policymakers’ Category

Over 50 attendees participated in the Community Relations Council (CRC) Meeting held on Thursday, June 24th.  After updates of the Centers quarterly events and progress, presenters from GST MI Works, Flint Registry, MI Department of Natural Resources/Parks and Recreation, Michigan Department of Corrections, and Catholic Charities of Shiawassee and Genesee Counties gave brief of their [...]

Charleston Job Corps held a virtual Women’s History Program to honor the many achievements of West Virginia Women both past and present with the help of Julie Palas, Interim Executive Director for the West Virginia Women’s Commission. Our speaker of the hour, Mayor, Amy Goodwin, tells of her legacy of empowering women by being the [...]

Charleston WV- The Charleston Job Corps Center announced that they will be reopening for on-center operations starting January 26. The staff has prepared a resumption plan to ensure staff and students will remain safe through the process. The students will re-enter in groups. The first group will consist of 16 students, with each group entering [...]

US Congressman Fred Keller, who represents Red Rock Job Center, created a video congratulating Red Rock graduates, with additional words of encouragement for current students who continue to obtain their education through distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The video was created to commemorate National Job Corps Commencement Day scheduled in August. However, the [...]

Silverio Martinez, who completed the Patient Care Technician (PCT) career technical training program at North Texas Job Corps in February 2020 is now employed at CSL Plasma in Dallas, TX as a phlebotomist.  Martinez earned certifications in phlebotomy, and as an EKG Technician and Patient Care Technician.  He is currently makine an annual salary of [...]

James David Jackson, a 2018 healthcare graduate of Charleston Job Corps, is now working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) on a neuroscience medical-surgical unit at the Charleston Area Medication Center. Jackson completed the Practical Nursing program at the Garnet Career Center in Charleston after completing his training at Charleston Job Corps as part of [...]

William Martin graduated from the North Texas Job Corps on March 18, 2020, was hired by the Rock Solid Masonry Co. in Louisville, KY making $15 per hour.  Martin is in the Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Local 4 – Indiana and Kentucky Bricklaying apprenticeship program.  William is on track to become a journeyman bricklayer.  [...]

For many Wind River Job Corps students, who are currently distance learning from home, the demonstrations around the nation are creating an emotional response. But the range of responses are broad – from enthusiastic energy hope for change, to fear and hurt watching videos of violence. Our mental health support staff in their outreach efforts, [...]

May 9th, 2020

NORTH TEXAS JOB CORPS SALUTES MDICAL PROGRAMS COVID-19 has taught us many things, but perhaps foremost it has taught us the importance of the dedicated individuals in the medical professions.  North Texas Job Corps salutes the three medical training programs taught at the center–Certified Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician and Clinical Medical Assistant-and their instructors [...]

As a donor to Wind River Job Corps Jackets for Jobs business attire drive, Senator Enzi’s representative Jennifer Fernadez dropped by the center today. The Senator donated a jacket as well as a full suit. Tucked in the inside pocket of each is a personal letter from the Senator.   The letter states” The toughest thing [...]