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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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Alumnus Brendan Tells a Juma Story Twenty-Years in the Making

on November 29, 2018 by Juma Ventures

  Six months of earning an income for the first time, building trusting relationships, and learning about the possibilities can change the course of a young person’s life forever. At Juma’s 25th Anniversary Gala in September, supporters, staff, partners, and friends heard firsthand from Brendan Rogers, a Juma alum from 1997, what a difference a […]

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Maintaining Safe Spaces for Our Youth

on April 3, 2017 by Juma Ventures

For our youth and our communities, 2017 has been a challenge that is overwhelming at times. Juma recently held a listening session with some of our youth in our San Francisco office and they were confused, angry and scared about the state of the country. They worried about the status of immigrants in the U.S., […]

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Batter up! Baseball season is here

on April 13, 2016 by Juma Ventures

Baseball season has begun and we are thrilled to be employing 165 youth at AT&T Park and the Oakland Coliseum! For most of our Bay Area youth, vending in the stands, selling ice cream and coffee is a first job where they learn job skills that they can apply for years to come. Working in […]

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Juma Youth Jobs Thrive at Levi’s Stadium

on October 12, 2015 by Juma Ventures

Football season has begun and we are excited to be employing 120 youth at the 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara for a second season! Over the summer, youth went through hours of job training to prepare for vending food and beverages. Throughout the season, youth will continue to develop their job skills while working and saving money towards college.

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