Posts Tagged ‘Community’

The National Job Corps Association grades centers for their community and legislative outreach efforts on a quarterly basis based on points compiled for work completed. Each center must reach a minimum number of points to meet “gold” status. MTC (WRJC’s management contractor) has additional requirements to reach “MTC gold.” Wind River Job Corps has met [...]

What better day to express our thanks to our members of Congress, local elected officials, municipalities, WBL employers, community influencers and CRC council members than on Valentines Day with a personalized poster. At the regular Friday student business meeting, we took a photo of all students and staff holding large letters that spelled out Thank [...]

L-r:  Bobby Myers, Javon Dalmast, Christine Sanders, Congressman Colin Allred, Kenneth Stewart, Anthony Smith, and Corey Odum The North Texas Job Corps Student Government Association Outreach Committee members participated in the Hamilton Park 34th annual Juneteenth parade held 6/22 in the Hamilton Park community in Dallas, TX.  Juneteenth is an annual observance that started in Texas [...]

Last week, the Youth 2 Youth Partners 4 Peace student organization led the way as Alaska Job Corps’ entire student body partnered with local organizations to advocate for and learn about the importance of healthy relationships. The activities coordinated by the Y2Y group highlighted the prevention of violence and unhealthy relationships as part of National [...]

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 [...]