News Crumbs

These Are Very Real Needs

on March 24, 2020 by Juma Ventures

Dear Juma Community,   Will you be there for our Juma Youth in these trying times?   At this time of great worry and uncertainty for us all, I sincerely hope that you and your loved ones are in good health.   Through what feels like a daily shift in recommendations, news, and our “new […]

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COVID-19 Update

on March 12, 2020 by Juma Ventures

Members of the Juma Community, Many of you have already felt the impact on our communities due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are writing to let you know that Juma Ventures is actively monitoring guidance from local government agencies, community partners & venue partners. Our number one priority is our youth, staff and volunteers’ health, safety […]

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Paving the Way to Work, Education, and Financial Capability for Youth Across America with Juma CEO Adriane Armstrong

on March 6, 2020 by Juma Ventures

 

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Thank You To Our Recent Funders

on December 5, 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 the support from the following: TJX Foundation Charles Schwab Bank Uber FedEx Annie E. Casey Foundation Genentech Foundation Costco Charitable […]

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Juma Welcomes Chief Development Officer Andrea Coen

on December 5, 2019 by Juma Ventures

Andrea is a Bay Area native with 15 years’ experience in fundraising, marketing and strategic development. Prior to joining Juma Ventures, Andrea worked for diverse nonprofits across California, India and East Africa spanning issues such as disability rights, the visual arts and equal access to healthcare. She is passionate about pairing individuals and institutional partners with meaningful opportunities to […]

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Learning and Evaluation: A Holistic & Scientific Approach to Data

on December 2, 2019 by Juma Ventures

The overarching goal of Juma’s Learning and Evaluation (LEV) team is simple: collect data to ensure Juma programs team, that is, those that work directly with youth, are having the right impact. But getting that data, interpreting it, and applying it to real lives takes a cross-disciplinary approach that touches every team. With the guiding […]

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Thank You to Our Recent Funders

on September 9, 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: Kaiser Permanente Bravo Foundation Citi Foundation Bank of the West Wells Fargo Foundation Alaska Airlines Foundation […]

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Looking for Work and Finding Self-Confidence: Steven’s Juma Story

on September 9, 2019 by Juma Ventures

  Steven began his Juma journey in a way many young people do: he needed a job, and Juma was one of the few places hiring youth with limited experience. But at Juma, he would find much more than just a paycheck. Read on to find out how Steven’s Juma experience gave him a new […]

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Exploring and Inspiring: Juma Life Outside of the Ballpark

on September 9, 2019 by Juma Ventures

  Through Juma’s Earn, Learn, and Connect approach to youth development, young people earn a paycheck while learning to manage their finances and developing crucial skills like responsibility, teamwork, and workplace communication. They also learn about different industries and what possible career pathways offer, all with the goal of giving youth an important chance to […]

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Rewarding Resilience with Responsibility

on September 9, 2019 by Juma Ventures

On a sunny day in San Jose, California, Nicole, a San Jose Juma youth, strides across the field at Levi’s Stadium. She joins a crowd of San Francisco Forty-Niners players along with the referee for their upcoming game against the Dallas Cowboys. Soon, Nicole will have the honor of tossing the ceremonial coin that determines […]

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