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Two Northeast Residents are Honored at JEVS Human Services’ Annual Strictly Business Awards Ceremony

December 12, 2017

Frankford’s Rodney Boyd has overcome cerebral palsy to raise two young children independently, while Bustleton’s Mariah Vargas landed a job with an insurance company after earning […]

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Young Adult’s Personal Experiences Help Others

December 8, 2017

The first time Cory Mandel heard of autism, his learning support teacher had pulled him out of the classroom to speak with him alone. “She basically […]

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Strictly Business 2017 Event Raises $250K & Honors Inspiration

November 27, 2017

At our 19th Annual Strictly Business event on November 9, 2017–which gathered more than 650 regional business and community leaders–JEVS Human Services honored four remarkable young […]

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

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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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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