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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Houlay Lands a Job at Amazon Post-Juma

on April 3, 2017

Houlay (pictured second from the right) learned about Juma Seattle through a flyer posted on a bulletin board at her high school–Global Connections–and she decided to join Juma because she […]

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Maintaining Safe Spaces for Our Youth

on April 3, 2017

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 […]

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Juma Joins Gap Inc. in Offering First Job Experience to Youth

on April 3, 2017

Juma believes in the power of a first job to provide young people with the experience and the foundational soft skills needed to succeed in the workforce. Through the recent […]

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Giving ‘Tough Love’ and Watching Confidence Grow: Life as a Youth Career Coach

on January 30, 2017

Last year, Juma launched YouthConnect in Seattle–a support program that provides work, financial capability training and career development coaching to young people who are disconnected from school and the workforce. […]

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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 […]

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Juma and UPS partner to engage Atlanta youth in high-growth careers

on January 27, 2017

Over five million young people across the nation are not in school or working. These disconnected youth lack opportunity, not talent. At the same time, there are millions of jobs […]

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A New Year, Two New Cities: Juma Creates 250 Youth Jobs in Texas

on January 27, 2017

2016 was, thanks to your support, another year of unprecedented growth for Juma. We were able to expand our services to include Opportunity Youth, as well as, add new sites […]

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