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1962: Job Corps was designed by a task force under Secretary of Labor William Willard Wirtz to address the high youth unemployment rate.
Photo Credit: Yoichi Okamoto/Lyndon B. Johnson Library Photo
1962: Job Corps was designed by a task force under Secretary of Labor William Willard Wirtz to address the high youth unemployment rate.
At first, Job Corps was limited to Federal National Parks, National Forests, and other Federal lands. At first, Job Corps was limited to Federal National Parks, National Forests, and other Federal lands. The Johnson Administration executed The War on Poverty.
President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Poverty Bill — Image Source: LBJ Library
The Johnson Administration executed The War on Poverty.
The Domestic Agenda included the Great Society.
President Lyndon B. Johnson — Image Source: Getty Images
The Domestic Agenda included the Great Society.
Job Corps is modeled after the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) established in the 1930s.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt visiting a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp on August 12, 1933 — Image Source: PhotoQuest/Getty Images
Job Corps is modeled after the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) established in the 1930s.
Job Corps is the largest nationwide residential career training program in the country and has been operating for almost 60 years.
Dedication of the first Job Corps Training Center on Catoctin Mountain. — Image Source: Library of Congress
Job Corps is the largest nationwide residential career training program in the country and has been operating for almost 60 years.
The program helps eligible young people (ages 16 through 24) complete their high school education, trains them for meaningful careers, and assists them with obtaining employment. The program helps eligible young people (ages 16 through 24) complete their high school education, trains them for meaningful careers, and assists them with obtaining employment. Job Corps has trained and educated over two million individuals since 1964. Job Corps has trained and educated over two million individuals since 1964. Job Corps Job Corps For more information about the Job Corps Program — visit jobcorps.gov Brief History For more information about the Job Corps Program — visit jobcorps.gov Brief History

Job Corps More Info About Job Corps Benefits 2 Students can earn a high school diploma or the equivalent, college credits, and an industry recognized credential(s).Students can earn a high school diploma or the equivalent, college credits, and an industry recognized credential(s). LEARN MORE 3 Students receive tuition-free housing, meals, basic health care, mental health services, a living allowance, and career transition assistance. 1 Students learn a vocational trade, independent living skills, and employability skills.

Job Corps 2 Students can earn a high school diploma or the equivalent, college credits, and an industry recognized credential(s).Students can earn a high school diploma or the equivalent, college credits, and an industry recognized credential(s). 3 Students receive tuition-free housing, meals, basic health care, mental health services, a living allowance, and career transition assistance. More Info About Job Corps LEARN MORE Benefits 1 Students learn a vocational trade, independent living skills, and employability skills.

There are a total of 124 Job Corps centers, including one in Washington, DC and two in Puerto Rico. There are six Regional Offices of Job Corps: Atlanta Region, Boston Region, Chicago Region, Dallas Region, Philadelphia Region, San Francisco Region. Job Corps For more information about the Job Corps Program — visit jobcorps.gov Locations

There are a total of 124 Job Corps centers, including one in Washington, DC and two in Puerto Rico. There are six Regional Offices of Job Corps: Atlanta Region, Boston Region, Chicago Region, Dallas Region, Philadelphia Region, San Francisco Region. Job Corps Locations