Job Corps


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Job Corps

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n
(Social Welfare) US a Federal organization established in 1964 to train unemployed youths in order to make it easier for them to find work
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It is programs like the Job Corps that continue to make the American Dream possible by creating opportunities for all individuals from all walks of life to succeed, said Congressman Sessions.
This is the Wind River Job Corps Center, which sits atop a sagebrush-strewn plateau just outside Riverton in central Wyoming.
The Job Corps students are predominately African American males (78% of the student population of Job Corps) from regional urban areas, while our preservice teachers are predominately White (97% of the participants in this study), middle-class students from suburban or rural areas.
This is the first Job Corps Center in New Hampshire, which--tied with Wyoming--is the last state to host the federally funded program, which is overseen by the Department of Labor.
After two years in Job Corps, the Philadelphia native who transferred to the Grafton center to get into one of the organization's only two human service programs in the country, the 22-year-old articulate, bright and well-liked young man is soaring.
The Gadsden Job Corps Center is one of 124 national career training and education programs aimed at low-income and at-risk students ages 16 to 24.
Louis Job Corps, which instituted a formal peer mediation program in the fall of 2007 in the dormitories, found that there had been a drop of 30% of students leaving Job Corps in the residential halls as the result of fighting and conflict.
RFP number DOL110RP20837: design-build services at the Great Onyx Job Corps Center in Mammoth, KY.
Through a promising partnership between the NAA Education Institute (NAAEI) and the National Job Corps Association (NJCA), some students in Job Corps are being placed at apartment communities to continue their education with on-the-job training.
project was initiated in response to a longstanding awareness of widespread smoking at Job Corps, coupled with a frustration regarding the limited scope and effectiveness of conventional cessation programs on site.
In her speech, Johnson, who is the first Black woman to head Job Corps, said she hopes to shift the program's goals to steer students toward college instead of stopping with a high school diploma.
TDCJ has partnered with the Gary Job Corps Community in San Marcos, Texas, to create a program that is the first of its kind in the United States and represents an important work force development pipeline for students wishing to enter the corrections profession.