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Thank You to Our Recent Funders

on June 6, 2019 by Juma Ventures

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: Quest Foundation Wells Fargo Foundation Sobrato Family Foundation Harvest Foundation City of Seattle, Office of Economic […]

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Thank You to our Recent Funders

on March 19, 2019 by Juma Ventures

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: The Obama Foundation Press Club Stanley S. Langendorf Foundation The Norcliffe Foundation LinkedIn City of Seattle […]

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Juma Houston Named Goodwill’s Employer of the Year

on March 19, 2019 by Juma Ventures

“We see [Juma] as an extraordinary community partner. They’re not just someone we send people to, they are really in it with us every day”, says Goodwill Public and Media Relations Manager, Terri Parris, discussing Juma Houston’s impact on the local landscape. Juma Houston and Goodwill co-located in 2017 and thanks to that close proximity, […]

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Board Announcements March 2019

on March 19, 2019 by Juma Ventures

We are thrilled to announce that Michael Winnick has been elected Chairman of Juma’s National Board of Directors. Michael is the Head of Institutional Sales at Charles Schwab Investment Management (CSIM). Prior to joining CSIM in 2015, Mr. Winnick was Managing Director of US Sales & Partnerships for Russell Investment’s intermediary business responsible for distribution of Russell’s mutual funds. He […]

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Juma Welcomes Three New Members to Its National Board of Directors

on February 8, 2019 by Juma Ventures

We are excited to welcome Steve Wolfe, Ahsha (Merson) Haggart and Willie Alford II, to Juma’s National Board of Directors!   Steve Wolfe is the co-founder of Growth Street Partners, a San Francisco-based growth equity firm. He brings to Juma a wealth of business and financial expertise, which he will put to good use as […]

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Thank you to our Recent Funders

on November 29, 2018 by Juma Ventures

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: SunTrust Foundation Simmons Foundation Bank of America Foundation Charles Schwab Bank Alaska Airlines Foundation Windermere Foundation […]

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Jumans, You Did It!

on June 15, 2018 by Juma Ventures

We want to extend our congratulations to the Bay Area Graduating Class of 2018 who we celebrated on Wednesday, June 13, at Googles Community Space in San Francisco.

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Another day, another JumaDays

on June 11, 2018 by Juma Ventures

Last week, at a recent home game in which the San Francisco Giants took on the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park, volunteers from Salesforce.org came out for JumaDays to spend a day in the shoes of our Juma youth. And they don’t call them “sales force” for nothing. Last week’s JumaDays broke records. Salesforce.org brought […]

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Four New Members Join Juma’s National Board of Directors

on May 22, 2018 by Juma Ventures

We are thrilled to announce that four new members have joined Juma’s National Board of Directors. We’re excited about the passion and the professional experience they each bring to the board to help Juma grow our mission to break the cycle of poverty by paving the way work, education and financial capability for youth across […]

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Offering a Helping Hand

on May 22, 2018 by Juma Ventures

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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