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Thank You to our Funders!

on August 5, 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. Bank of America FoundationeBayElizabeth A Lynn FoundationCharles Schwab FoundationKaiser PermanenteHarry and Jeanette Weinberg FoundationWells Fargo FoundationUS BankREDFQuest FoundationDodge & […]

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Learning to Lead: Trinidad’s Juma Story

on August 5, 2022

When a representative from Juma gave a presentation at Trinidad’s school, she was immediately excited about the opportunity. She had never been in a professional sports stadium and the idea of getting to talk to so many people and work with people her own age sounded like a fun way to earn income.  On her […]

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Being the Change: The Juma Youth Leadership Council

on August 5, 2022

If you ever walk into Juma’s main office, perched on the edge of San Francisco’s picturesque Bay by the Embarcadero, there’s a good chance you’ll be greeted by a Juma youth. Outside of the administrative work and collaboration which take place there on a daily basis, the office is also the hub for Juma San […]

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Bringing Boba to the Fans: Steep’s Expansion into Levi’s Stadium

on August 5, 2022

Peanuts, cracker jacks, and hotdogs may never go out of style at the ballpark, but these days, fans enjoy a wide range of culinary offerings. With stadiums competing to offer ever more exciting treats–from local favorites to exotic delicacies–the rush is always on to find the next big offering for in-stadium concessions. Luckily, when Levi’s […]

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Youth Recruitment Specialist

on June 13, 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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Looking for a Job and Finding a Community: Alex’s Juma Story

on May 24, 2022

When Alex lost his job as a manager for a pizza company, he knew he needed to find work fast. While he’d been working since he was fourteen, the Covid-19 pandemic made the income he relied on to support himself and help his family more necessary than ever. When a friend told him about Juma, […]

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Juma and MENTOR: Empowering Youth through Positive Relationships

on May 24, 2022

Research has shown that a single positive relationship with a trusted adult can have a tremendous impact on a young person’s life trajectory. A positive relationship with a mentor can help a young person thrive in the transition from youth into adulthood and a career. Through a new partnership between Juma and MENTOR, a non-profit […]

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Allies in Youth Development: Creating New Roles to Meet Youth Where They’re At

on May 24, 2022

Today’s Juma youth face a host of difficult challenges. Barriers like access to stable housing, foster care, and involvement with the criminal justice system can pose enormous difficulties when making the transition from a first job to a career. As Juma program staff began working with young people facing multiple barriers, it became clear that […]

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Thank You to our Funders!

on May 24, 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. Seattle Credit UnionRegions BankU.S. BankUmpqua BankFulton County GovernmentBank of the WestFriedman Family FoundationShanahan Family Charitable FoundationSan Francisco Department of […]

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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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