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NLRO Graduate, Alexis Chavers, is Accepted into Central State University in Ohio

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Cleveland Job Corps Center -Central State University September 3rd, 2014 Central State Bound The Cleveland Job Corps Center (CJCC) would like to congratulate the following students on their acceptance into Central State University (CSU) in Wilberforce, Ohio, which is a historically black college and university (HBCUs). The students began their first day of class on August 18, 2014. The desire to attend this univer-sity was sparked by a college tour hosted by CJCC in the fall of 2013. Please join us in recognizing these fantastic Cleveland Job Corps students and their achieve-ments! Cleveland...

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NLRO Student, Derek Kerpics, Assists in Construction of a Handicapped-Accessible Playground as Part of a Make-a-Wish Project.

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Cleveland Job Corps Center- Carpentry Program September 3rd, 2014 UBC Carpentry Pre-apprentices Help Make Aron’s Wish a Reality On Thursday, August 7, 2014, four carpentry pre-apprentices Malachi Johnson, Derek Kerpics, Rashaun “Mississippi” Randle, Anthoney Morris and their instruc-tor, Dan Volpe assisted Installation Tech-nicians from Playground World to create a handicapped accessible playground for Aron Wickman at his home. The project sponsor, Make-a-Wish Foundation of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana and their partners, Recreation Brands Group, and Playground World welcomed the...

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NLRO Student, Wendy Lopez, Participates in a Cleanup at a Local Park in New Orleans as Part of the Global Youth Service Day 2014.

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New Orleans Job Corps Teams with NOLA Trash Mob to Clean-Up April 17th, 2014 NOLA Trash Mob likes to say their business is picking up. Last week it did just that with some assistance from New Orleans Job Corps students. On Friday, the two organizations teamed up to cleanup a local park as part of Global Youth Service Day 2014- an event that drew coverage from the local NBC affiliate WDSU-TV. Taylor Park in Central City was badly in need of some TLC and Job Corps along with NOLA Trash Mob came to the rescue. “It was a great experience. We picked up trash in Taylor Park and got to meet people...

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NLRO Graduate, Dewyna Taylor, Ventures to Djibouti, Africa to Work in a Culinary Career at the Camp Lemonier U.S. Navy Base.

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Job Corps Student from New Orleans Will Share Culinary Skills in Africa February 20th, 2014 Newettp://blog.nola.com/new_orleans/2014/02/job_corps_students_from_new_or.html//blog.nola.com/new_orleans/201When KBR, a technology engineering procurement and construction company based in Houston, contacted Odle Management Group, the operator of New Orleans Job Corps Center, about employment opportunities at Camp Lemonier, a U.S. Navy base in Djibouti, Africa, Admissions Manager Andrea Lister had little doubt that Culinary Arts student Dewyna Taylor was up for the challenge and ready to seize...

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Article from The Republic

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NLRO Graduate, Keitshal Alexander, Participates in Mayor’s NOLA Youth Summer Employment Program at Local Radio Station

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  NOLA Med Student Interns at Local Radio Station July 31st, 2013 Bob Dylan called it his favorite radio station in the world. WWOZ is the official station of Jazz Fest. In June and July, Keitshal Alexander, a Medical Office Support student at New Orleans Job Corps Center, had a chance to work there as part of Mayor Landrieu’s NOLA Youth Works Summer Employment Program “It was exciting. I got to see how the announcers record and how they post things to the station’s Facebook page,” said Keitshal. “I saw the station’s deejays playing music on the air.” She says the...

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