JVS News

JVS Boston Selected for $15 million Pay for Success Initiative

August 28, 2014
Social Solution: JVS Boston, along with two other local nonprofits, has been selected to provide adult basic education programs and English-language classes as a part of a $15 million Pay for Success initiative.
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State selects nonprofit for pay-for-success adult education program

August 13, 2014
The Boston Globe: Governor Deval Patrick is expanding a financing plan that pays for social services based on results to a new area: adult education programs.
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Adult education initiative gets boost

August 13, 2014
The Boston Globe: More than 16,000 men and women in Massachusetts are on a wait list for adult basic education programs and English-language classes that could help them make the leap to college, a new job, or higher pay.
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Building Bridges to College

August 8, 2014
Sampan: On July 22, over 40 individuals from all over the world met at Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) in Boston to begin their higher education journey through the Bridges to College Program, a free, 23-week program that prepares foreign students for college in the United States.
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Governor Patrick’s remarks at JVS Gala

June 7, 2014
At our 2014 gala, Governor Patrick was honored for his leadership in promoting opportunity and inclusion through jobs, education, and training for residents of Massachusetts. As he accepted our leadership award, Governor Patrick thoughtfully described how many of his legislative priorities have aligned with JVS and its mission, from increasing investments in training programs, to funding workforce development for persons with disabilities.
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