New Hampshire Joins Manchester Peace March

nh_y2yNew Hampshire Job Corps Center students came together on Sept. 21 to participate in the Peace March in downtown Manchester. Students wore their own Youth 2 Youth shirts or created shirts based on what Peace Day meant to them. Everyone agreed it was a great day […]

Joliet Visits Tiney Park High School

jo_tinleyhsKiara Pittman, a student at the Joliet Job Corps Center, joined Business and Community Liaison Stewart Warren to deliver a presentation on the Center to Tinley Park High School on Sept. 21.

Earlier this year, a group of South Suburban educators visited the Center during an Academic […]

Joliet Seeks YouthBuild Lake County Partnership

jo_youthbuildJoliet Job Corps Center’s Career Transition Manager Candace Brown, Work-Based Learning Advisor Shenika Bradley and Business and Community Liaison Stewart Warren traveled to North Chicago to learn more about YouthBuild Lake County and tour the facility.

They met with Student Services Manager Mandi Freeman and College and […]

Joliet Commemorates Y2Y Week

jo_y2yThe theme of the Joliet Job Corps Center’s Youth 2 Youth Week was “One Center…One Sound.”

The idea emerged from a conversation with the Y2Y Student Ambassadors who said they sometimes felt as if they lived on two very different Centers – one that was peaceful and […]

Kittrell Y2Y Ambassadors Join Peace Walk

ki_peacemarchKittrell Job Corps Center’s Youth 2 Youth Ambassador Shamesha Terry, Peer Leadership Coordinator and Business and Community Liaison Joan Robinson honored the International Day of Peace on Sept. 21 by participating in the 9th Annual Warren County United Nations Peace Day Walking Vigil. The […]

Henderson Mayor Joins Y2Y Kickoff

ki_mayorellingtonHenderson Mayor Eddie Ellington brought greetings from the City of Henderson during the Kittrell Job Corps Center’s Youth 2 Youth Kickoff Assembly in the gymnasium on Sept. 19. Mayor Ellington presented a Y2Y Week Proclamation to Norman Turner, Deputy Center Director and […]

Grafton Hosts Y2Y Unity Luncheon

gr_unityluncheonThe Grafton Job Corps Center held its Unity Luncheon on Sept. 19.  During lunchtime, students were asked to take a candy bar of their choosing before entering the cafeteria.  Students then had to locate the table with picture of their candy and sit there. This activity allowed the students […]

Overcoming Life’s Highs and Lows

gr_purgatorychasmThe Grafton Job Corps Center’s Pre-90 ladies from the Serenity dorm prove their courage during a trip to Purgatory Chasm on Sept. 21.

The students enjoyed a lovely hike with beautiful weather but also faced challenges along the way, such as heights.  They had to overcome their fear and […]

Delaware Valley Hosts Peace Rally

dv_peacesignPoems, skits and a human peace sign marked the Delaware Valley Job Corps Center’s Youth 2 Youth Peace Rally on Sept. 20.

As students and staff entered the gymnasium for the rally, Student Government Association students handed each a Y2Y t-shirt to commemorate the event. Students put […]

New Hampshire Aides Homeless Veterans

nh_standdownNew Hampshire Job Corps Center’s Work-Based Learning students helped prepare for the Harbor Home’s Homeless Veteran Stand Down event on September 22. Through the week, students from Culinary Arts, Electrical, Facility Maintenance, Security and Hotel & Lodging organized donated food items, moved boxes and assisted with setup.

Representatives from New […]