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For One Kensington Man, This Job is a Path to a New Life

November 27, 2017

Photography by James Mosley Isaiah Gonzalez was the smart one, the one who was supposed to make it out of Kensington in a cap and gown, […]

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Ash Summer Intern Finds Solutions in Keeping Others Connected

November 22, 2017

“It’s funny. I love sociology because it’s like reading a textbook every day; you really are able to observe everything that is happening as it’s occurring.” […]

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Inspiration Awards: From Pain to Success

November 21, 2017

Pictured above from the left are Strictly Business Inspiration Award winners Steven Morales, Mariah Vargas, Rodney Boyd and Cory Mandel with Jay Spector, President and CEO of JEVS Human […]

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This Germantown Native Helps Philly Dogs Get Adopted and Takes Strays Off the Streets

November 20, 2017

Animal control officer Steven Morales’ schedule changes constantly. From replying to complaints to responding to calls about stranded animals, he doesn’t have a typical day at […]

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Strictly Business 2017 – Inspiration Award Winners

November 14, 2017

Meet Rodney, Mariah, Cory and Steven. All have overcome tremendous obstacles. All have experienced great triumphs. All have turned to JEVS Human Services to help them […]

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TechServ Scholars Blog

November 8, 2017

Why did these young individuals join JEVS TechServ Scholars AmeriCorps Program? Five of our scholars from the 2017-18 year explain:   Amber  I came to TechServ, […]

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Health Care Training Pilot Provides Bridge to Employment

October 30, 2017

It was graduation day, again, for 14 post-high school teens on October 27, 2017. This time for a school-to-career transition program called Bridge to Employment. The goal […]

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TechServ Scholars in Action: Launch Event Marks Beginning of Year of Service

JEVS’ TechServ Scholars, operated in partnership with AmeriCorps, is a unique, year-long opportunity for young adults who want to help their community while developing advanced knowledge in IT (Information […]

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Making Hope Happen for Robert

In honor of October’s annual recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we introduce you to Robert, a participant of JEVS Project Success. “I really want this job,” said 22-year-old […]

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Career Notes: Learning to Evaluate Your own Performance

October 27, 2017

What does job performance mean to you? How can you objectively evaluate yourself and your own accomplishments? Do you tend to wait until a yearly evaluation […]

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