10 Sep 2014
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Lynn Weide Blackwell Job Corps celebrated its 50th anniversary on Friday, Aug. 15 with an open house complete with tours, a free lunch, a special anniversary presentation—and a motivational talk from Oprah Winfrey’s longtime partner, Stedman Graham. Read the full article ———————— Author: Unknown Publication: www.florence-forestnews.com

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10 Sep 2014

The federal program has centers across the country that provide education and vocational training. Kelly McEvers talks to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez about how Job Corps serves disadvantaged youths. Read the full article ———————— Publication: www.npr.org

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10 Sep 2014

MINOT, N.D. – Today Congressman Kevin Cramer delivered the keynote address to graduates of the Quentin Burdick Job Corps Center in Minot. “Because of their perseverance through unique and difficult challenges, the future holds endless possibilities for these graduates,” said Cramer. “Their new talents are greatly needed by the growing North…

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10 Sep 2014
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Senator Jerry Moran took the stage this afternoon in order congratulate the graduating students of the Flint Hills Job Corp for their tremendous achievements. “I have spoken at a lot of these addresses,” Moran told the graduates, families and staff of the Flint Hill’s Job Corp this afternoon. “But…

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10 Sep 2014
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Job Corps celebrates 50 years of learning Read the full article ———————— Author: smansur@hendersondispatch.com Publication: www.Hendersondispatch.com  

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10 Sep 2014

Sustainability for half a century requires hard work, an ability to adapt and many willing hands and hearts. The Kittrell Job Corps celebration on Friday is deserving of the highest praise. The week has been exciting with several events. President Lyndon B. Johnson’s plan in the war on poverty…

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10 Sep 2014
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FLINT — Young adults graduating from Job Corps in Flint have been hard at work in the classroom and their efforts were reward today. One hundred graduates left the Flint and Genesee Jobs Corps Center with new technical skills making them ore marketable for jobs in the area. Read the full article…

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10 Sep 2014
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LITTLE ROCK, AR – Senator Mark Pryor commending students for their hard work at the Little Rock Job Corps commencement ceremony. Graduates listened as the senator praised their achievements at the ceremony this afternoon. This year marks the 50 anniversary of the program. Directors say Job Corps gives students…

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10 Sep 2014
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Job Corps Works

(NAPSI)—For many young people, traditional paths to successful careers do not always take a straight, well-marked line. The expense of college, family turmoil, economic hardship and other unexpected events can alter a young person’s plans. To increase the opportunities available for all young people, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed…

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10 Sep 2014

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Quentin Burdick Job Corps Center celebrates 20 years Read the full article ———————— Author: Andrea Johnson Publication: www.Minotdailynews.com

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