10 Sep 2014

Shriver Job Corps celebrates 50 years

DEVENS — Shriver Job Corps celebrated 50 years of workforce training on Wednesday, when state officials piled into a packed auditorium at the Devens site to congratulate the center.

The site is one of 125 federally funded Job Corps centers nationwide that offers vocational training to youth in a variety of programs. The program was founded in 1964 as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s war on poverty.

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Author: Amelia Pak-Harvey

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