JVS News

Educating New England’s Workforce for the Future

May 30, 2012
Communities & Banking: Karen, a longtime employee at Children's Hospital Boston, had put her dreams of going to college on hold after having her first child. But in 2010, at age 50, she entered Bridges to College, a college-preparatory initiative. The program, which includes academic preparation and coaching, is offered by Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), an adult education, training, and employment organization.
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Couple honored for philanthropy at JVS gala

May 10, 2012
Boston Herald: There’s nothing like a good time in the name of a good cause — and local titans of philanthropy Larry and Atsuko Fish were honored for their work along with Brigham and Women’s Hospital at the Jewish Vocational Service Gala at the Intercontinental Hotel last night.
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More employers offering English language courses

April 23, 2012
Boston Business Journal: With the future of their workforces at stake, many Boston-area employers are offering English language classes to their immigrant employees to ensure that they can succeed — and even advance — on the job.
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Gov. Patrick touts work programs in visit to New Bridge on the Charles

February 17, 2012
boston.com: Governor Deval Patrick expressed his support for programs that help young adults with disabilities find work during a luncheon at New Bridge on the Charles retirement community in Dedham Thursday afternoon.
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Organization, focus are keys to job search

April 17, 2011
boston.com: Petko Savov came to the United States from Bulgaria 11 years ago with high hopes, a green card, and $1,000 in his pocket. He was college-educated and had several years of work experience in marketing, but his first few months were a blur as he struggled to reinvent himself.
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