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JFS Hosts COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls

JFS Hosts COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls

JFS staff are vaccine confident – and very close to reaching our 100% fully vaccinated goal. Staff are spreading the word that vaccines are safe, reliable, and critical for our community. We are hosting language-specific “Town Halls” on Zoom that bring healthcare...

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JFS Brings Soccer Without Borders to Springfield!

JFS Brings Soccer Without Borders to Springfield!

JFS is welcoming Soccer without Borders (SWB) to Springfield! Six coaches from SWB will host a free 5-day soccer clinic for 50 refugee and immigrant high school students. SWB designs programs to foster youth leadership, build communication skills and confidence – all...

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Join Us as a Language Coach to Make an Impact!

Join Us as a Language Coach to Make an Impact!

We believe that all people deserve equitable learning opportunities. Learning English is a foundational step to accessing education, opening the door for higher education and expanding options to pursue a career.To express interest in becoming a learning...

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Hear from a Recent JFS Mentor and Mentee!

Hear from a Recent JFS Mentor and Mentee!

Check out this video to hear from JFS volunteer mentor, David Sacks, and 16 year old mentee, Ismail Abdelraham, in conversation as they share their recent experience participating in our JFS Refugee Mentor Program.Youth mentors step into a young person’s...

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