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The Jacksonville Job Corps Center was honored to welcome and hosted Congressman Al Lawson, Mrs. Delores Lawson, Former State Senator Tony Hill, Ms. Margaret Franklin (Legislative Director), Mr. Robert Peters, Ms. Kortney Wesley (District Director), Mr. J. Kight (HR Manager-UPS) and Ms. Erica Mizel (UPS) to the Jacksonville Job Corps Center. The Congressional team toured [...]

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 was represented at the State of African Americans in WV and K-12 Education Summit held Monday, June 19, 2017 at WV State University. The event addressed issues of African Americans in the state of WV and provided a review of 2003 Select Committee on Minority Affairs Report, Review of Educational [...]

Congressman Site Visit

June 6th, 2017

On June 2nd, SJCC had the pleasure of welcoming Congressman Ami Bera to our center for a tour. Center Director, Ms. Angela Rackley, got the chance to meet wit him to give an update on the center and our initiatives, and then he spoke with several students who were excited to tell him about their [...]

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 [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) supports Equal Pay for Women Day observed April 4, 2017. The date symbolizes how far women must still go in the year to earn the same amount of money men earned in the previous year. According to the website, “Equal Pay Day [...]

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 March 27, 2017. The theme of the event was, “Women & Girls Working Together for a Brighter Future”. The purpose of the event was to provide an opportunity [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center joined with others in supporting the Day of Empathy and Second Chances, Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the State Legislature. Six students from the SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) chapter attended the event with their advisor Tia Welch, Business Community Liaison. The event kicked off with a press conference facilitated by [...]

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services, held its graduation ceremony on March 4, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. in the center’s gymnasium, featuring guest speaker Donteako Wilson, co-owner of Capital Insurance Group, LLC. The ceremony opened with the national anthem rendered by Jamela Brown, Career Counselor. Andrew Walters, Career [...]

SJCC would like to extend its gratitude to The Office of Assemblymember Jim Cooper of the 9th District for recently agreeing to endorse our upcoming career fair held on center on April 26th . They have once again secured a partnership between the SJCC Center and CalHR, who has agreed to bring recruiters from various [...]