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During Y2Y week, students and staff show off their shirts that read “Be the Change you wish to see in the world”. Staff mentor students daily to ensure that they are the best they can be when they complete the program and enter the work world. Students not only learn employability, vocational and academic skills, [...]

To end the 2018 Y2Y Week, Pittsburgh Job Corps held a peace walk and picnic. Standing together, students, staff, and members of the local police force posed for a peace sign photograph before beginning the walk around the campus. The walk demonstrated the center’s commitment to the Y2Y mission of standing together against all forms [...]

On Tuesday, Sept. 19th, the students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center performed random acts of kindness to honor international peace week. One student did 64 documented random acts of kindness alone. In addition to being “randomly kind”, the MJCC Y2Y ambassadors handed out free slushies to the entire student body after the skill day [...]

Sailing to Success

September 18th, 2018

Electrical graduate Braudio Elsi-Marte Jr is now serving in the US Coast Guard.

September 18th, 2018

Peace in in the Palm of Our Hands

September 18th, 2018

After helping renovate Adams Park in Springfield, Westover learned the location was picked for Nancy Lieberman’s 65th Dream Court. A delegation attended the ribbon cutting celebrating a brand new basketball court donated by basketball legend Nancy Lieberman. The Dream Court is a place to bring local youth and the Springfield Police Department together. The slogan is “Peace is in the Palm of our Hands”. Westover has done outreach for Y2Y and admissions in this park. Student volunteers from Carpentry and Y2Y landscaped and renovated the entrance to the park and the pavilion. The City re-built the water park, and the new basketball court brought everything to a whole new level.

CJCC Supports the YWCA’s Annual Girls Night Out Gala 2018, Angela Rackley and Nancy Shepherd pictured with Jennifer Pharr who is currently running For Council at Large for the City of Charleston The Charleston Job Corps Center operating under Horizons Youth Services attended the Girls Night Out Gala, August 25, 2018 at the Charleston Civic [...]

On August 21st, CJCC students participated along with multiple volunteers and law enforcement agencies on Weber State’s Stewart Stadium for an emergency response training exercise. Before the event, dozens of volunteers from CJCC had to be painted up with face blood, bruises and other injuries that first responders had to react to during the drill.

Clearfield Job Corps Students show their true colors. Job Corps is a program that prepares young adults for the workplace through education and hands on training. Along with this training students learn life skills, and participate in personal growth in order to set themselves up for a successful future. So on Wednesday September 12, 2018, [...]

Clearfield Job Corps Center celebrated National Job Corps Commencement Day August 17, 2018, with the graduation of 62 full program completers and nine high school graduates.  Randy Rahe, Weber State University Basketball Coach, was the keynote speaker and delivered remarks to encourage graduates to continue building their careers and to never give up. The Bulldog [...]