News

We are thrilled to announce that four new board members have joined Juma’s National Board of Directors.   Lulue Burton Account Executive, Oracle Lulue Burton is a San Francisco native who grew up in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood. She graduated from SFSU with a degree in Psychology, focusing on Industrial/ Organizational systems. She was […]

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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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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: Bank of America Foundation BlackRock Bravo Foundation Eucalyptus Foundation Gap Foundation German Protestant Orphan Asylum […]

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Lights, Camera, Juma!

As a recipient of NBC Bay Area’s Project Innovation grant, which supports high impact, innovative programs that are creating change in local communities, Juma has been featured in a number of recent NBC broadcasts. In late January, we were one of three organizations showcased on NBC Bay Area’s  Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa, a […]

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