Articles and Announcements

Mental Toughness Orientation – August 12, 2019 to August 30, 2019

Garfield Jubilee Association, Inc. is currently recruiting for its upcoming Mental Toughness Orientation which will begin on Monday, August 12, 2019 and ends on  Friday, August 30, 2019.  The Mental Toughness Orientation is the first step toward acceptance into the YouthBuild Program.  The age range is 16 to 24 years

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Graduation Recognition Ceremony – Friday, July 12, 2019

Garfield Jubilee Association, Inc. will celebrate the achievements of its 2019 YouthBuild students on Friday, July 12, 2019 at the Ace Hotel, 120 South Whitfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA  15206 at 1:00 pm.
GJA will recognize advancements made by current and former graduates and also includes the milestones that have been

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Second Annual Pennsylvania YouthBuild Leadership Day – Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The Pennsylvania YouthBuild Coalition celebrated its 2nd Annual YouthBuild Leadership Day, in Harrisburg, on May 8, 2019. 

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What people say

Dr. Howard Liebman
Smart Horizons Career OnLine Education is proud to team with GJA, the University of Pittsburgh, and the 3Rivers Workforce Investment Board to help change the lives of Pittsburgh residents through education. “It’s gratifying to work with such a well-respected group of organizations as part of this citywide collective impact initiative.
Alan Lesgold
The University of Pittsburgh is pleased to help bring this program to life, and we’re especially grateful to the 3Rivers Workforce Investment Board for funding it. The program combines strong community-based action by Garfield Jubilee with a great community college, some recent work at our University on motivation, and the major contributions of University of Pittsburgh alumnus Dr. Richard Goldman in the creation of Smart Horizons Career Online Education.
Stefani Pashman
As the leader of the area’s public workforce system, 3RWIB always seeks to bring new and innovative ways to connect people to opportunity. SHCOE works systemically with key partners to offer more young people the opportunity to earn a high school diploma. “By combining studies with the occupational skills training offered by YouthBuild, we are giving youth the solid foundation they need to build brighter careers and futures.”