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Career Fair "Makes the Connection"

Sacramento Job Corps Center hosted its annual career fair on April 23, 2014, at the recreation center. The event's theme was "Make the Connection." The career fair attracted 25 different companies and gave students an opportunity to meet with area employers, build their professional networks, and apply for open job positions.

Local participating employers included: Aerotek; AmeriCorps NCCC Pacific Region; Asher College; Asian Resources; Beutler Corporation; California Conservation Corps; California Department of Corrections; Cal-Pro Painting; Center for Employment Training; Central Refrigerated Services, Inc.; Chase Bank; Heald College; Home Instead; NAPA Auto Parts; National Guard; Nelson Staffing; North State Building Industry Association; Sacramento City College; South County Career Center; Union Pacific Railroad; UC Davis Health System; United States Army; United States Navy; Universal Protection Service; and Volt.

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Sacramento Job Corps Collects 50 Units at Latest Blood Drive

More than 50 students and staff members signed up to give blood at our most recent blood drive. The event, sponsored by our center's Wellness Center, yielded 50 units of blood. BloodSource, a work-based learning partner for the center's Certified Medical Assistant trainees, provided two coaches for the event.

These blood drives are among many community service activities that Sacramento Job Corps Center conducts each year to help residents in the Sacramento area and to give out students the opportunity to give back to their community.

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Sacramento Job Corps Participates in Martin Luther King Jr. March

Nineteen students and two staff members from Sacramento Job Corps Center joined thousands of other participants for a march through Sacramento to honor the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The students, along with other marchers, started at the Oak Park Community Center. Another group of marchers started at Sacramento City College, and both groups met at the Sacramento Convention Center, the site of an employment, health and education expo as well as a talent showcase and children's education village.

The theme of the march, organized by MLK365, was, "You are the dream, and the dream is now." More than 10,000 participants joined in the activities to honor King and remember his legacy.

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