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Rethinking Reentry (Part 2)

December 20, 2018

JEVS Human Services is one of ten national finalists in the 2018 Minds That Move Us Adult Career Pathways Challenge, coordinated by the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) in […]

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Rethinking Reentry

November 27, 2018

Pictured above:  (left to right) The JEVS team in Nashville for Design Camp:  Jeffrey Booth, Kathy Tracey (Minds That Move Us coach), Rachel Aucott, Patricia Slowe, […]

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Making Something from Nothing: The Story of Tyisha Bates

November 6, 2018

A survivor of domestic abuse, things were never easy for South Philly resident Tyisha Bates. “I was broken,” she said about her physical condition in the […]

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Quite an Inspiration

October 31, 2018

Before Aliyah Hammond got pregnant, she didn’t have a direction in life. The 22-year-old Northeast Philadelphia resident had dropped out of high school in ninth grade […]

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Inspiring Philadelphia Women Honored at Strictly Business Luncheon

October 26, 2018

Two local women were recognized by JEVS Human Services during its 20th annual Strictly Business event, held at Loews Philadelphia on Friday. The two women, Tyisha […]

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Creating Jobs is a Form of Tikun Olam for Young Leadership Award Winner

July 9, 2018

Work is a passion for Stephanie Koch, a local Jewish community member who serves on the Atlantic County Workforce Development Board. “I believe that employment and […]

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JEVS Keeps Students Busy with Internships

July 6, 2018

Every summer, JEVS Human Services offers college and high school students the opportunity to participate in two intern programs designed to provide them with real-world experience. […]

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Philadelphia Works Awards Contracts for New Pre-Apprenticeships

Philadelphia Works, the Workforce Development Board for the City of Philadelphia, awarded contracts to two organizations that will pilot new pre-apprenticeship programs to serve Opportunity Youth […]

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Career Exploration: Helping Students Sample New Careers

June 14, 2018

Kim Brown could not have been more proud of her grandson Dionte Brown, a senior at Mastery’s Simon Gratz Charter High School in North Philadelphia. Yes, the […]

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First Time Offenders Find New Hope in Philly

June 11, 2018

Nicole Sanchez Ortiz (left) and Shartelle Martinez (right) at the TCY Penn Foster Graduation on June 1, 2018. For Nicole Sanchez Ortiz, The Choice is Yours […]

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