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Jumans, You Did It!

We want to extend our congratulations to the Bay Area Graduating Class of 2018 who we celebrated on Wednesday, June 13, at Google’s Community Space in San Francisco. During the event, our youth grabbed snacks, met with friends, took pictures, listened to some amazing speakers, and received a Certificate of Completion for the Juma Pathways […]

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Another day, another JumaDays

Last week, at a recent home game in which the San Francisco Giants took on the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park, volunteers from Salesforce.org came out for JumaDays to spend a day in the shoes of our Juma youth. And they don’t call them “sales force” for nothing. Last week’s JumaDays broke records. Salesforce.org brought […]

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We are thrilled to announce that four new members have joined Juma’s National Board of Directors. We’re excited about the passion and the professional experience they each bring to the board to help Juma grow our mission to break the cycle of poverty by paving the way work, education and financial capability for youth across […]

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Offering a Helping Hand

If she’s asked to do something, Caviar does it: grabbing a bag of ice from downstairs; prepping food; counting drinks. “I get to it and I just get it finished,” says the 16-year-old New Orleans native who is one of our youth at Juma NOLA. If a co-worker is running late to the Smoothie King […]

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During baseball season at AT&T Park, there are a handful of daytime games in which we rely on volunteer support to help us staff our enterprise. On these days—which we call JumaDays—volunteers step into the shoes of our youth and become ice cream vendors and baristas for the day. So far this season, we’ve held […]

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In late April, Juma Sacramento held a two-day event to celebrate the close of the recent Sacramento Kings season at Golden 1 Center. They also provided training to help our YouthConnect participants move to the next stage of their employment and educational journeys. On day one, our team in Sacramento worked with youth development partner, […]

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Thank You to our Recent Funders

We are grateful for the generous support we’ve received this quarter. Because of your support, our youth are able to realize personal and social change through job opportunities, financial capability, and academic assistance. We appreciate support from the following: American Honda Motor Co., Inc. America’s Promise Alliance Atlanta Fulton Family Connection Bank of America Foundation […]

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A Note from our CEO, Adriane Armstrong: Dear Juma Community, In our 25th anniversary year, I have taken the opportunity to reflect on Juma’s legacy.  My own story with Juma began in 2003, when a mentor helping me apply to an internship shared a sample cover letter—a cover letter of her own application to work […]

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Partnerships with Centerplate and a $200,000 grant from Bank of America help advance economic mobility through meaningful employment and workforce development programming. SEATTLE–Juma Ventures today unveils its latest effort to expand workforce development and employment for Seattle’s low-income youth with the opening of its new Boba Tea stand. Co-located with Juma’s other venue Caffe Vita […]

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