Archive for the ‘Policymakers’ Category

The Charleston Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services received congressional support from U.S. Congressman Alex Mooney, U.S. Congressman David McKinley and U.S. Congressman Evan Jenkins regarding the Dear Colleague Job Corps Slot Reduction letter on the house side of Congress. The Dear Colleague Letter was not a funding request. The Job Corps community [...]

CD Gerry McGroarty, BCL Jackie Johnson, SGA President Toyrel Pinkney and SGA Vice President Emily Simpson traveled to Bloomsburg on Friday, October 20 to hear US Rep. Lou Barletta speak at a breakfast hosted by the legislative committee of the Columbia-Montour Chamber of Commerce. Congressman Barletta, who grew up in nearby Hazleton, spoke about topics, [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center’s Y2Y Ambassadors and BCL attended the Charleston City Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 17, 2017. Job Corps Centers across the country are observing Youth-2-Youth (Y2Y) Campaign against Violence Week September 17-22, 2017. A presentation was made to the city council regarding the purpose of Y2Y. A Y2Y Flyer of events, [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center will observe the third annual Youth-2-Youth Campaign Against Violence Week, Sept. 18-22, 2017. Student Desmond Baker will represent the center at the National Director’s conference with Y2Y Ambassadors across the nation in Washington D.C. Several activities are planned on and off center to observe the week which include, guest speaker [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center observed Patriots Day, September 11, 2017 during Monday Business Meeting. Willie Brown, Center Director spoke to students and staff regarding the significance of the day when first responders and other brave men and women during the terrorist attacks on American soil on Sept. 11, 2001. Willie Brown said, “Take time to [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center joined 126 Job Corps centers across the country to celebrate the 6th Annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony August 18, 2017 to congratulate the Job Corps students who showed Job Corps Works! by completing the program this year. Recent Job Corps graduates employed in West Virginia, employer partners, local policymakers, [...]

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 [...]