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Accepting Support and Planning Ahead: Devoshar’s Juma Story

on June 6, 2019 by Juma Ventures

Devoshar, a foster youth from Sacramento, was used to doing what it took to get by. She’d held a string of short-term jobs and taken whatever opportunities came her way, but each time a job ended, she left without a plan for moving forward. When Devoshar heard about Juma, she saw another opportunity for income […]

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Workforce Accelerator Grant in Sacramento Opens Doors to Exciting Educational Partnerships

on June 6, 2019 by Juma Ventures

From the top seats of Raley Field, baseball fans can enjoy a beautiful view of the Sacramento River and city skyline. The river is an icon of Sacramento culture, as evidenced by two of our newest partners: the Sacramento River Cats and American River College. Together, Juma Sacramento is thriving and expanding their program offerings […]

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Disrupting Poverty with Inclusive Financial Capability

on June 6, 2019 by Juma Ventures

On a Saturday morning in Seattle, a group of volunteers in red shirts work together to set up an oversized jenga game and blow up dozens of inflatable beach balls, but they aren’t prepping for a party: they’re getting ready to teach financial literacy. In Atlanta, a hometown hero raps about his bank account and […]

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