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Update on our Juma Texas Family and Hurricane Harvey

on August 29, 2017

We are grateful to report that we’ve been in contact with our Juma family in Houston and Dallas since the terrible developments of Hurricane Harvey and all of our Juma Youth and colleagues and their families are safe. We will continue to stay in close communication as the storm continues to ravage the Gulf Coast. […]

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Thanks to our Recent Supporters

on August 21, 2017

We are so 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: America’s Promise Alliance American Honda Foundation Bank of America Foundation Campbell Foundation Charles Schwab Bank Citi Foundation City of […]

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Q&A with Lionel Shaw, Founder and President of the EACH Foundation  

on August 21, 2017

Recently,  we caught up with Lionel Shaw, founder and president of the EACH foundation. It’s not surprising that Lionel and EACH are big supporters of Juma, given both organizations are so alike when it comes to defying the status quo and reinventing the convention with respective models that are unique, innovative and effective.       […]

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Getting a Head Start with This Way Ahead

on August 21, 2017

Career advancement results from hard work, persistence, and often, a manager who advocates for your growth. Earlier this year, Juma kick-offed our partnership with Gap Inc.’s This Way Ahead program, Gap Inc.’s flagship life skills and paid internship program. After completing Juma’s job-readiness training, 30 youth started a 10-week summer internship in nine Gap Inc. […]

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Juma Leadership News

on August 16, 2017

The Juma Ventures Board of Directors announced today that Dr. Marc Spencer is leaving his role as CEO as of October 1, 2017.  We are grateful for the impact Dr. Spencer has had with Juma, and are pleased to congratulate him as he embarks upon his next professional phase as CEO of Summer Search, a youth […]

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Bay Area Youth Summer 2017 Recap

on July 24, 2017

Juma Field Day & BBQ On Friday, July 14, Juma’s San Francisco Program Team hosted an All-Youth Field Day & BBQ at Balboa Park. It was a day devoted to outdoor sports, team-building activities, and picnicking. Over 40 youth participated in games like flag football, tug of war, the egg toss, and much more. But […]

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Thanks to our Recent Supporters

on April 3, 2017

We are so grateful for the support we’ve received in the first quarter of the year. 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: Gap Foundation Walther Foundation Oracle Quest Foundation Friedman Family Foundation EARN

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Juma Thanks You

on January 30, 2017

We are so grateful for the extraordinary amount of support we received at the end of 2016! Because of your support, youth like Rachel are able to realize personal and social change through job opportunities, financial capability, and academic assistance. See how you are making an impact on youth like Rachel here [VIDEO]. JPMorgan Chase Foundation REDF William […]

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Innovative vendor backpack tested by Juma youth at AT&T Park

on December 8, 2016

A few months ago, we announced that Juma is working with Makers4Good and Alite Designs to develop an innovative backpack that would allow our youth vendors more ease and comfort while vending at the ballpark. Juma is committed to our youth having the best possible first-job experience and their comfort is key. One of our […]

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Makers4Good x Juma produce innovative bag design for youth ballpark vendors

on July 28, 2016

As many of you know, innovation is part of Juma’s fabric and a goal we consistently strive towards within our social enterprise and beyond. In addition to innovation, we are committed to the well-being of our youth and making sure that they have the best possible first-job experiences that we can provide. Holding these values […]

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