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Making Possible, Possible since 1993

on November 29, 2018 by Juma Ventures

When our founders opened the doors of their first social enterprise, a single Ben and Jerry’s Scoop Shop, they had one goal: to give homeless youth a bridge back to opportunity. Since then, Juma has grown and expanded across the nation and served over 7,200 young people who have earned over $9.5 million in pursuit […]

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Juma Honored with Obama Foundation Grant

on November 15, 2018 by Juma Ventures

Dear Juma Family, I am thrilled to share the news that Juma was selected as one of the five National Seed Communities of the Obama Foundation’s inaugural My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Community Challenge Competition! As an awardee, Juma Atlanta joins a cohort of 18 other organizations leading the nation in improving the lives of boys […]

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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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Our Juma Volunteers Share Their First Job Stories

on May 22, 2018 by Juma Ventures

During baseball season at AT&T Park, there are a handful of daytime games in which we rely on volunteer support to help us staff our enterprise. On these days—which we call JumaDays—volunteers step into the shoes of our youth and become ice cream vendors and baristas for the day. So far this season, we’ve held […]

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Juma Sacramento Celebrates the end of Sacramento Kings Season

on May 22, 2018 by Juma Ventures

In late April, Juma Sacramento held a two-day event to celebrate the close of the recent Sacramento Kings season at Golden 1 Center. They also provided training to help our YouthConnect participants move to the next stage of their employment and educational journeys. On day one, our team in Sacramento worked with youth development partner, […]

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Thank You to our Recent Funders

on May 22, 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: American Honda Motor Co., Inc. America’s Promise Alliance Atlanta Fulton Family Connection Bank of America Foundation […]

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Game On! Game Night with Juma’s San Francisco Bay Area Youth

on May 10, 2018 by Juma Ventures

Maybe there’s no bigger reason you need for getting together for a night of gaming beyond the simple fact that it’s fun. Catherine, a 17-year-old student at Galileo Academy, and an outstanding Juma cart lead at AT&T Park, who is interested in pursuing a career in public health, said games are a great way to […]

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