by NJCA | Jul 10, 1969 | 1960Job Corps is transferred from the Office of Economic Opportunity to the U.S. Department of Labor.
by NJCA | Jul 9, 1968 | 1960The Office of Economic Opportunity sets goal of raising female participation in Job Corps to 50 percent as quickly as possible.
by NJCA | Jul 8, 1967 | 1960Future boxing champion George Foreman graduates from Job Corps, which he credits with teaching him to read and write.
by NJCA | Jul 7, 1966 | 1960The first center in Puerto Rico opens on Vieques.
by NJCA | Jul 6, 1965 | 1960The first women’s center opens in Cleveland, Ohio.
by NJCA | Jul 5, 1965 | 1960The first Job Corps center is inaugurated at Camp Catoctin, Maryland, with 30 students and 14 staff members.