14 Oct 2021

Confirmation Hearing for ETA Assistant Secretary On October 7, 2021, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, the committee which authorizes Job Corps, held a confirmation hearing for Mr. Jose Javier Rodriguez of Miami, FL, to be the Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training at the U.S….

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12 Oct 2021

NJCA Leadership Summit Recap Spring Conference Survey TODAY: Job Corps 2.0 Relaunch Government Affairs Welcome New Board Member, Rhianna Johnson Employer Partner of the Month: Construction Forum Alumni Spotlight: Richarson Ofori Bediako Read the October 2021 Job Corps Insider

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12 Oct 2021

Long-standing employer partnerships are the backbone to ensuring success for our Job Corps youth.  The Construction Forum (CF) is the premier communication vehicle for construction and development news. It also is the go-to for information with a vast readership/following of employers, unions and independent associations, financial institutions and other construction…

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13 Aug 2021

On August 11, 2021, the Senate passed the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget resolution (Senate Concurrent Resolution 14) on a party line vote of 50-49. The FY 2022 budget resolution allows Senate Democrats to use the budget reconciliation process to pass legislation later this year, including components of the…

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15 Jul 2021

Job Corps Receives $81 Million Increase in House FY22 Labor-HHS Bill Infrastructure and Reconciliation  Alumni of the Month July Upcoming NJCA Events Employee Partner of the Month Read the July 2021 Job Corps Insider

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15 Jun 2021

Inside this month’s Job Corps Insider: Welcoming Deputy Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment Meryl Harrell President’s FY 2022 Budget Released June Employer Partner Alumni of the Month Feature on Virtual Enrollment from MP & F Read the June 2021 Job Corps Insider

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14 Jun 2021

Start Online Now. Train on Campus Later. Feature article by Job Corps has developed a series of messages and materials to communicate the details of virtual enrollment to prospective students and other target audiences. The following messages explain the benefits of virtual enrollment, how it works, and how students…

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14 Jun 2021

The White House released President Biden’s detailed fiscal year (FY) 2022 budget on May 28, 2021. Under President Biden’s FY 2022 budget request, the U.S. Department of Labor will receive approximately $3.6 billion in funding for training and employment services under the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Of…

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17 May 2021

On May 13, 2021, Byron V. Garrett, President & CEO of the National Job Corps Association, testified before the House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment regarding the NJCA community’s recommendations for the Job Corps program as part of the upcoming reauthorization of the Workforce…

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17 May 2021

On May 6, 2021, Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff and Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh visited the Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center in Memphis, Tennessee, as part of their recent tour discussing President Biden’s American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan. U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Memphis…

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