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Atlanta Assistant Enterprise Manager (Part Time)

on May 18, 2022

Organizational Profile Juma Ventures strives to break the cycle of poverty by paving the way to work, education and financial capability for youth across America. Founded in 1993 with a single Ben & Jerry’s Shop in San Francisco, Juma’s initial business, a social enterprise, was designed to give homeless youth the training and job experience […]

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Thank You to our Funders!

on February 28, 2022

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 earning an income, learning career skills, and understanding financial capability. AdobeAnnie E Casey FoundationBank of America FoundationCenterPoint EnergyChan Zuckerberg InitiativeCharles Schwab BankCiti FoundationCity National BankCostco Charitable GivingDeloitte FoundationFirst Republic […]

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What Your Support Means to Juma Youth

on February 24, 2022

As we get deeper into the year and look forward to new challenges and opportunities, we want to take a moment to thank you and remind you of what your support has meant to Juma youth. Through the past two years of unprecedented hardship, supporters like you have been a lifeline to Juma, allowing us […]

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Welcoming the Kraken: Juma Seattle’s New Venue Brings New Opportunities

on February 24, 2022

After years of anticipation, the city of Seattle finally called forth a long fabled legend: The Kraken. The new hockey team, named for a mythical serpent-like sea monster, has taken up residence at the former Key Arena, now refurbished and newly dubbed Climate Pledge Arena. With the Kraken’s first match taking place in October of […]

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A Sweet Opportunity for Youth: How Citi Foundation’s Support is Making Possible, Possible at Steep

on February 24, 2022

Citi Foundation is among the earliest supporters of Juma, with our partnership dating back to 1997. Over the years, Citi Foundation has been there to support community-changing initiatives like Juma’s groundbreaking matched savings program for college-bound youth, capacity building efforts to expand services to new cities, and financial capability training for young people. Most recently, […]

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Seattle Program Coordinator

on February 7, 2022

Organizational Profile: Juma Ventures strives to break the cycle of poverty by paving the way to work, education and financial capability for youth across America. Founded in 1993 with a single Ben & Jerry’s Shop in San Francisco, Juma’s initial business (social enterprise) was designed to give homeless youth the training and job experience they […]

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Juma’s National Board of Directors Welcomes Cynthia Burks, Damaune Journey, and Lorenzo F. Robleto

on December 8, 2021

We are excited to welcome Cynthia Burks, Daumane Journey, and Lorenzo F. Robleto whose extensive experiences and passions will be crucial to helping Juma advance our mission to break the cycle of poverty for youth across America. Cynthia Burks is the Chief People and Culture Officer for Genentech. In this role, she is responsible for […]

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Finding the Silver Lining: Daniel’s Juma Story

on November 4, 2021

For Daniel, a senior in High School in San Francisco, the pandemic had already brought many challenges. After Daniel’s father, a restaurant cook, was laid off during the pandemic closures, the family decided to take in renters to help with bills. Unfortunately, a pipe burst in one of the tenant’s bathrooms, flooding the entire home. […]

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Investing in Youth Together: Juma and FedEx

on November 4, 2021

FedEx is a globally recognized company–most of us have received a package or sent one via their familiar purple and orange branded trucks. But have you ever stopped to wonder what kind of personnel it takes to make all of those deliveries? Across America, FedEx employs hundreds of thousands of people in positions ranging from […]

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Stronger Together: Building Better Opportunities Through Better Management with Juma’s Employer Training Series

on November 4, 2021

Spend a few minutes reading the news today and you’re bound to see stories about the crisis employers face in finding and retaining entry-level employees. Often, a part of the problem is that managers are not aware of the hurdles low-income, entry wage workers face and do not know how to offer a supportive and […]

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