Posts Tagged ‘Jacksonville Job Corps Center’

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 [...]

The Jacksonville Job Corps Center celebrated it’s Spring Graduation on Friday August 24th, 2027 at the Hicks Auditorium at the Downtown Library.  Councilman Reginald Brown was the graduation speaker, he brought a message of inspiration and vision to the graduates.  The graduation theme was “Dream Big” and never give up.  He encouraged the graduates to  never [...]

Cheers: Congrats to Jacksonville Job Corps grads Congratulations to the latest graduates of the Jacksonville Job Corps, which continues to tirelessly provide area young adults with training and workforce skills.  Recently, 86 Job Corps students completed the program, many of whom took part in a summer graduation ceremony held at the downtown Main Library.  In [...]

Feeding NE Florida works to feed children, seniors, veterans and families that struggle with hunger by connecting millions of pounds of rescued food to a network of over 180 social service agencies.  Working with major grocer partners and with the help of volunteers and monetary donations they are making headway in their core strategy.  Students from the [...]

Think Pink Students in the Certified Nursing Assistance Class at the Jacksonville Job Corps Center made beautiful sidewalk art in celebration of Breast Cancer Month. The students made multiple art drawing on sidewalks all over the center.  The class is also participating in a center wide breast cancer contest which will include talent show, dress down day [...]

JOB CORPS HONORS Congratulations to several local companies and organizations for being honored by Jacksonville Jobs Corps for their great work across our community. The award winners were hailed during the Jobs Corps annual legislative luncheon, which featured U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown as the keynote speaker. The honorees were: ■ Platinum Business Partner Award: C&S [...]

The Jacksonville Job Corps student leaders kicked off the week long national Youth2Youth initiative on Monday, September 14, 2015.  Over 250 students and 100 staff members shared in this partners 4 Peace intiative.  The week began with Y2Y student leader Troy Johnson leading the movement by explaining what Y2Y is about and why it is so [...]

Congresswoman Corrine Brown at Jacksonville Job Corps Center  The Jacksonville Job Corps Center hosted its 2nd annual Legislative Luncheon on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at the Jacksonville Job Corps Center.  The luncheon  began at 11:30 a.m. in the center’s gymnasium.  Job Corps continues to celebrate 50 years of programming to students all over the country.  [...]

Jacksonville Job Corps’ charter high school to expand, serve more students By Denise Smith Amos Fri, Nov 14, 2014 @ 2:40 pm | updated Sat, Nov 15, 2014 @ 1:00 am Photos Back   Photo: 1 of 6  Next Will.Dickey@jacksonville.com Students work in the electrical trade lab at the School for Accelerated Learning & Technologies. Back [...]

Ground Hog Shadowing Day February 13, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (JACKSONVILLE, Florida)  This February, the Jacksonville Job Corps Center once again participated in National Groundhog Job Shadow Day (NGJSD), a national campaign that gives young people a new perspective on their studies through hands-on learning and a one-day mentoring experience. Students were paired with [...]