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From Unemployed to Essential Worker: Making Hope Happen for Mavin

May 27, 2020

“I worked on a trash truck for 11 years,” Mavin Wise recently told JEVS. “Believe it or not, I loved it.” But she had to leave […]

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Posted in Blog Client Spotlight COVID19

JEVS Clients Land Jobs Despite COVID-19 Challenges

In uncertain times and a rapidly changing economy, dozens of job seekers from across JEVS have nevertheless achieved success in the job hunt. John S., Achievement through […]

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Posted in Blog COVID19

For Sylvia Ocasio, Youth Project Manager for JEVS Human Services, A Passion to Improve Lives

May 13, 2020

by Phil Anastasia, Philadelphia Inquirer When it came time for Wilson Rivera to stand in front of the class and tell his story, the woman who […]

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Posted in JEVS In The News JEVS Program: Project WOW

COVID-19 Community Resources Guide

May 11, 2020

COVID-19 Information and Updates City of Philadelphia List of testing sites in the Philadelphia area (kept up-to-date by the Inquirer) How to make alternative face masks […]

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Posted in Blog COVID19

Project WOW Goes Virtual: The Latest Cohort Started Completely Online

May 7, 2020

JEVS Project WOW (World of Work)  — a program that offers free skills training, job placement assistance, and high school diploma test preparation for Philadelphia youth […]

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Posted in Blog COVID19 JEVS Program: Project WOW

JEVS Independence Network: Keeping the Pieces of the Puzzle Together (from the Program Mentors’ Perspectives)

May 1, 2020

Lockdown and Lessons Learned By the mentors of JEVS Independence Network: Stephanie, Annalisa, David, Brittany, Natalie, Debra, Missy, Charlene, Vy   The Lockdown: Thursday, March 12, […]

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JEVS Independence Network: Keeping the Pieces of the Puzzle Together (from a Program Director’s Perspective)

How to Navigate in the New Normal By Marc Tannebaum, Associate Director of JEVS Independence Network    Life changed quickly and drastically for all of us […]

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Posted in Blog JEVS Program: Independence Network

JEVS Independence Network: Keeping the Pieces of the Puzzle Together (from Parent #2’s Perspective)

My Thoughts As A Parent As We Faced This Pandemic By Sandi, mother of JEVS Independence Network member, Ethan   I have been a parent and […]

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JEVS Independence Network: Keeping the Pieces of the Puzzle Together (from Parent #1’s Perspective)

My Thoughts As A Parent As We Faced This Pandemic By Keri, mother of JEVS Independence Network member, Zack   Tues March 3rd: So excited. Zack […]

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Independence Network Mentors Help Members Piece the Puzzle Together

April 30, 2020

As an essential human services organization, JEVS Human Services is committed to “making hope happen” for all individuals we serve, especially during the current COVID-19 crisis. […]

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Posted in Blog JEVS Program: Independence Network

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