U.S. Congressional Leaders Send Congratulatory Videos to Recent Job Corps Graduates

On August 20, 2021, Job Corps centers around the country celebrated National Commencement Day honoring the most recent group of students to graduate from the Job Corps program. And several members of Congress took a few minutes to send a congratulatory video message to the graduates.


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Rep. Suzanne Bonamici

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR)

“Hi Job Corps graduates. I’m Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici…In Congress, I advocate for resources and funding for this proven, valuable program. And Tongue Point is an excellent example of the power of Job Corps…“Job Corps programs are important to building our workforce—the workforce our economy needs. And it’s a way to help expand opportunities for everyone.”






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Senator Raphael Warnock

Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA)

“Well hello Brunswick Job Corps Center. I want to first say a huge congratulations to the recent graduates…I am so proud of each of you. You pressed your way through this pandemic and proved that you are resilient. So, congratulations.”







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Rep. James Comer

Congressman James Comer (R-KY)

“It’s an honor to speaking with you today on such a proud occasion for you and your loved ones. I know how important the Job Corps program is, which is why I’m honored to share this time with you on National Job Corps Commencement Day…I have seen firsthand the opportunities that the Earle C. Clements has provided for deserving young men and women…As a member of the Congressional Job Corps Caucus, I understand just how valuable this organization is to the lives in many in our district.”




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Rep. Austin Scott

Congressman Austin Scott (R-GA)

“Hello graduates. I’m Austin Scott, and for many of you, I’m your representative in Congress, serving Georgia’s eight congressional district…Today is a day that you should be proud of what you’ve achieved and accomplished. It is no small feat. I know there are countless family members, friends, co-workers, and mentors who have walked this journey with you. And we’re all very proud of your commitment to this program and your new career field.”





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Rep. Buddy Carter

Congressman Buddy Carter (R-GA)

“Hello graduates. This is Congressman Buddy Carter…I want to take the time to congratulate each and every one of you on completing your coursework here at the Turner Job Corps…I’ve been a longtime supporter of the Job Corps [program]. And it’s always a great pleasure to see another class of graduates not only ready to enter the workforce but to give back to their communities and make the world a better place to live.”