Twelve happy graduates of the Job Training and Placement Program celebrated the season with their own graduation ceremony on May 23 at El Campanil Theater in Antioch. Each graduate shared their personal story about how the program changed their hopes for the future.
The featured guest speaker was Shanelle Scales-Preston, City of Pittsburg Council Member and District Director for Congressman Mark DeSaulnier. Ms. Scales-Preston, who grew up in East Contra Costa and is a lifelong public servant, gave an inspirational message to the graduates and their families, honoring them for their hard work and success. Congratulations to our graduates for successfully completing the 12-week training phase of the program.
If you missed the graduation ceremony, don't worry - you can still catch a recording of the event. It will be aired on Contra Costa Television (CCTV) at the following times:
- Thursday, June 6 at 11:00 am
- Saturday, June 8 at 1:00 pm
- Monday, June 10 at 9:00 pm
- Thursday, June 13 at 11:00 am
- Saturday, June 15 at 1:00 pm
- Monday, June 17 at 9:00 pm
CCTV can be found on AT&T U-verse channel 99, Comcast channel 27, and Astound channel 32.