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Thank You To Our Recent Funders

on December 5, 2019 by Juma Ventures

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 the support from the following: TJX Foundation Charles Schwab Bank Uber FedEx Annie E. Casey Foundation Genentech Foundation Costco Charitable […]

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Juma Welcomes Chief Development Officer Andrea Coen

on December 5, 2019 by Juma Ventures

Andrea is a Bay Area native with 15 years’ experience in fundraising, marketing and strategic development. Prior to joining Juma Ventures, Andrea worked for diverse nonprofits across California, India and East Africa spanning issues such as disability rights, the visual arts and equal access to healthcare. She is passionate about pairing individuals and institutional partners with meaningful opportunities to […]

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The Magic of Mentorship: Paths to Possibility 2019

on December 2, 2019 by Juma Ventures

Science has shown that a single trusting and committed relationship with an adult can permanently alter a young person’s life outcomes and point the way to success. At Paths to Possibility 2019, Juma staff, Board, supporters, and friends came together to celebrate twenty-six years of fostering those relationships at Juma. Mentorship, alongside the tools to […]

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Learning and Evaluation: A Holistic & Scientific Approach to Data

on December 2, 2019 by Juma Ventures

The overarching goal of Juma’s Learning and Evaluation (LEV) team is simple: collect data to ensure Juma programs team, that is, those that work directly with youth, are having the right impact. But getting that data, interpreting it, and applying it to real lives takes a cross-disciplinary approach that touches every team. With the guiding […]

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Gap Inc.’s This Way Ahead and Juma: Working Together to Build Bridges to Opportunity

on December 2, 2019 by Juma Ventures

At Juma, we strive to give youth from under-resourced communities an opportunity to earn an income, learn job and life skills, and connect to their next step forward toward a living-wage career. In partnership with Gap Inc.’s This Way Ahead program, Juma youth in San Jose are finding that connection through paid internships at Gap, […]

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Thank You to Our Recent Funders

on September 9, 2019 by Juma Ventures

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: Kaiser Permanente Bravo Foundation Citi Foundation Bank of the West Wells Fargo Foundation Alaska Airlines Foundation […]

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Looking for Work and Finding Self-Confidence: Steven’s Juma Story

on September 9, 2019 by Juma Ventures

  Steven began his Juma journey in a way many young people do: he needed a job, and Juma was one of the few places hiring youth with limited experience. But at Juma, he would find much more than just a paycheck. Read on to find out how Steven’s Juma experience gave him a new […]

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Exploring and Inspiring: Juma Life Outside of the Ballpark

on September 9, 2019 by Juma Ventures

  Through Juma’s Earn, Learn, and Connect approach to youth development, young people earn a paycheck while learning to manage their finances and developing crucial skills like responsibility, teamwork, and workplace communication. They also learn about different industries and what possible career pathways offer, all with the goal of giving youth an important chance to […]

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Rewarding Resilience with Responsibility

on September 9, 2019 by Juma Ventures

On a sunny day in San Jose, California, Nicole, a San Jose Juma youth, strides across the field at Levi’s Stadium. She joins a crowd of San Francisco Forty-Niners players along with the referee for their upcoming game against the Dallas Cowboys. Soon, Nicole will have the honor of tossing the ceremonial coin that determines […]

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Thank You to Our Recent Funders

on June 6, 2019 by Juma Ventures

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: Quest Foundation Wells Fargo Foundation Sobrato Family Foundation Harvest Foundation City of Seattle, Office of Economic […]

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