Immigrants and Boston’s Economic Success

JVS Economic Opportunity Forum

On May 18, 2017, business, government, higher education, philanthropy and workforce development leaders gathered together for JVS’s Economic Opportunity Forum. Our speakers, Marilynn Johnson (Boston College), Colleen Moran (Spaulding Rehab) and Paul Osterman (MIT) spoke to … Read the rest

JVS Condemns Refugee Ban

In 1938, the Jewish Federation of Boston founded Jewish Vocational Service to help welcome refugees from Nazism in Austria and Germany, provide them with the English language and job skills they needed to start their American dream, and help America … Read the rest