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When Logan Wallace (Brick) started at Whitney M. Young Job Corps, he thought he knew what he wanted out of the program. “I wanted my license, I wanted my high school diploma,” Wallace said. “I really didn’t care for the trade, but my instructor, he got on that level...

Cleveland Job Corps Celebrates 2021 Graduates

Cleveland Job Corps Celebrates 2021 Graduates To commemorate the fifty-one Cleveland Job Corps Center students who victoriously completed the program, the center hosted their 10th Annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony on September 17, 2021. Due to...

Proud of His Accomplishments

“There is no elevator to success you have to take the stairs. It is all a process you just have to stick with it,” said JuJuan Pinson reciting Zig Ziglar’s quote. “Every student that comes to the Cleveland Job Corps should know and apply this quote he recommended.”...

Exceptional Work Ethic and Proficiency

Cleveland Job Corps Center Clinical Medical Assistant graduate Jamesia Heath is employed at Cleveland Clinic. The twenty-two-year-old is a Medical Assistant in the Department of Infectious Disease. "I really love my job," stated Jamesia. Impressed with Jamesia's work...

Cleveland Job Corps Center Alumni Earns Her LPN

“Job Corps taught me discipline, how to listen, and to budget,” explained Shakia Smith. “But the most notable thing I learned was to apply myself to everything I do.” The Cleveland Job Corps Center alumni recently completed the Licensed Practical Nurses program at...

Meet Dahja Smith

My Life before Job Corps was typical; I was hanging with the wrong crowds, easily influenced, quick-tempered, and very angry. I had many family issues that were taking a toll on me and what I wanted to become. I couldn’t afford college, but Job Corps would be the...

Alaska Job Corps Adds Value to Training

For weeks students have been building and creating products for sale for an economic lesson at the Alaska Job Corps Center.  As part of their training and academics, they planned, designed, and penciled out projects which they could afford (using training...