Posts Tagged ‘Community’

It was the International Day of Peace of September 21.  On the evening news you saw violence escalate in Charlotte, killings in Texas, assaults in Paris, weekend explosions in New York City; an air raid in Greece and hundreds of migrants, dying at sea while trying flee war and poverty.  And these were the big [...]

Dear Graduates, Congratulations on your graduations from the Treasure Island Job Corps Center and to all of the families, teachers and community leaders who have made this day possible. You should be proud of the hard work and dedication you have shown to complete this course of study. Whether you are embarking on the next [...]

6 Clearfield Students participated in the 2016 Stepin for Life 5K run to benefit the Northern Utah HIV/AIDS Project this year on August 6th. Three of the students placed in the top three at the finish line at the event which began at the MTC Learning Center pavilion in Ogden. This is the 5th year [...]

Clearfield students of dorms B1 and A4 participated in a joint community service project at the Ogden National Night Out Against Crime. The services the students provided were cleaning up the free haircut area, handing out bike helmets to children, picking up trash around the amphitheater and running the dunk tank. Also the students got [...]

Wednesday, May 11th Dorm “A” held a leadership forum with guest speaker Karianne Lisonbee, Syracuse City Councilwoman and Republican Nominee for Utah State House of Representatives District 14. Students learned about state governance, personal leadership, the importance of community involvement, and the steps people can take to self-improve. A big shout out goes to Karece [...]

Promoting Peacefulness

May 8th, 2016

The Joliet Job Corps Center welcomed Willie Ervins, James Deal, Loretta Westbrooks and Amy Sanchez, a group of Joliet residents who are the driving force behind the 815 Joliet Unity Movement. The organization is a not-for-profit that promotes peacefulness and non-violence, education and giving back to the community. They work hand-in-hand with parents and young [...]

Wednesday March 30th, 2016 In an effort to create better interdepartmental communication among center staff, the Residential Living Department with the support of our innovative Student Government Associate (SGA), hosted an open house today from 3:45pm to 4:30 pm. Other department staff had the opportunity to visit center dorm rooms, common areas, see the support [...]

Atterburys downtown Indianapolis sister center, called IndyPendence, held a Center Industry Council meeting that focused on the C.N.A. trade on Thursday January 29th. A “CIC” as we call it, is a meeting where Job Corps enlists the input from Industry experts in an employment field to ensure we are providing rigorous and relevant training. Its [...]

New Hampshire Job Corps students have partnered with Families in Transition (FIT) to support their efforts in providing shelter for homeless families, and support & services for nearly homeless families. In December students volunteered at the FIT Holiday party and participated in the Candle Light Vigil to promote the newest Shelter Grand Opening in downtown [...]

Volunteer tutors have made a real difference at the Joliet Job Corps Center. They have assisted students with the more difficult aspects of their studies in math and English, helping them complete the work to earn a high school diploma or GED. So that was the focus recently during the combined Community Relations Council and [...]