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STRIVE Future Leaders

STRIVE Future Leaders offers skills training, paid work experience, and job placement opportunities to justice-involved young adults aged 18-24, helping to set them on a career path and become thriving adults and community members.


  • Career path mentoring
  • Job readiness training
  • Job and/or educational placement assistance
  • GED prep/testing
  • Homework help/tutoring
  • Occupational skills training
  • Access to industry recognized certifications
  • PAID internships
  • Service learning projects
  • Increased knowledge of how to discuss past justice involvement with employers
  • Ongoing support to keep you on track


  • 18-24 years of age on the date of enrollment
  • Has never been convicted of a sex crime other than prostitution
  • Currently involved or previously involved with the juvenile or adult justice system, which includes:
    • Previously incarcerated
    • Under supervision of the justice system, either in out-of-home placements, on probation, or on parole
    • Under an alternative sentence by the justice system, or
    • Under a diversion program as an alternative to prosecution
    • Is currently residing in (or before confinement in a correctional facility resided in) the community to be served


112 N. Broad Street, 9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103


Monday – Friday
9 AM – 5 PM


TEL: 267.238.3101
EMAIL: STRIVEFutureLeaders@jevs.org


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