“Back home, I don’t have too much support. I came on my own, so I don’t have too much support

"Not only does she teach us how to be masons, but she gives us principles to live by: integrity, perseverance, preparation,

"Keep up the good work here and let’s see how we can expand this and convince other facilities to do

If you come to Job Corps and are determined to complete a vocation, you can do it. Hard work pays

"We have seen people trained at the Jobs Corps, come out into our local community and do very well."

“I have been going to Celebrate Recovery on this unit. I have truly enjoyed it. I really think that it

P.S.  You guys helped me learn my purpose and gave me insight on my life mission statement.

“They show you the path that you need to take. Without them, I wouldn’t be where I’m at.”

"During my testing, my kids would write me: ‘You can do this, Dad, you can do this. You’re capable of

Maintaining a strong federal commitment to Job Corps, and other programs like work study and apprenticeship training, is critical to

Canine Companions for Independence produced this video to highlight how its partnership with the Gadsden Correctional Facility is helping so

Every year MTC recognizes staff for going above and beyond. It's part of what’s called the Celebrating Excellence Awards. One

"One of the evidence-based practices that we are excited to be implementing at our Job Corps centers is something called

“I lost a good friend back in 2005 and ended up leaving college

"I made a lot of bad choices in my life. I think the puppy program itself has taught me more

“I got to sit next to my wife for the whole day. Just being in her presence was so amazing."

“We’re really excited to have this budding partnership with Job Corps.

“Life before Job Corps was difficult," Samantha says, "I didn’t know who I was.”

“It was immensely tough. It was one of the toughest things I’ve ever been through, but I’ve used it to

“They will always be very special to me, and I hope one day to be able to shake their hands.”