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Wall Street Journal Features JobSight and WIA Alumnus on the Front Page

Wall Street Journal Features JobSight and WIA Alumnus on the Front Page

[October 2003]

The successes of EKCEP’s JobSight one-stop workforce centers were featured on Page One of the Monday, October 13, edition ofThe Wall... (more)

Success NSight' Prepares Teens to Enter the Workforce

'Success NSight' Prepares Teens to Enter the Workforce

[September 2003]

Eight young adults from three eastern Kentucky counties are positioning themselves to enter the job market by participating in “Success NSight,” an innovative regional program that delivers intensive training in several helpful skills for young job seekers.

Through ... (more)

Youth Project Gathers Oral History in Carter County

Youth Project Gathers Oral History in Carter County

[August 2003]

Vanessa Mitchell and Susan Watkins listened with rapt attention as Esta McCleese shared with them her wealth of memories of the Great Depression of the 1930s one afternoon this summer. As the 92-year-old spoke in the living room of her home near Olive Hill, an audio recorder and digital video camera... (more)

'Transition Unit' Helps Young People Get Back on the Path to Education

'Transition Unit' Helps Young People Get Back on the Path to Education

[August 2003]

Jeremy Gibson will look you straight in the eyes and tell you his education and future were rapidly going down the tubes about a year ago.

As he flunked assignments and tests in English, U.S. history and other classes at Jackson County High School, he began thinking that dropping... (more)