JVS News

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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White House Reports Feature JVS

May 23, 2014
White House: JVS was featured in a White House Report for its effective programs that serve the long-term unemployed.
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JVS Entrepreneur Graduates Chosen to Participate in MassChallenge Program

April 16, 2014
Congratulations to Magbe Savane, Keri Steckler, and Skerley Telusnor—graduates of JVS's entrepreneurial training programs—for being chosen to participate in the MassChallenge Entrepreneur Partners Network, an inaugural program run by The Boston Foundation.
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Group dedicated to giving homeless tools for success

March 11, 2014
WCVB Channel 5 News: In Boston Strong, one who knows a thing about running is helping others go the distance. Not long ago, Akita was unemployed and homeless. Then life for her and her two children changed.
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