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Brookings—Helping high schoolers prepare for a disrupted job market in San Francisco

J. Weekly—Jewish Vocational Service in high demand as pandemic unemployment skyrockets

New Profit Announcement–Aligning with Employers: Advancing Equity in Workforce Development With A Dual-Customer Mindset

City News Group–West Valley Water District Announces Career Pathways Program

Cruise Future Works–A Social Impact Program to Support Students and Jobseekers

San Francisco Business Times–Do or Die: Nonprofits adjust to the new normal posed by Covid-19

ABC 7 News–Coronavirus Impact: Laid-off workers seek new training, careers, post-pandemic

JVS Launches COVID-19 Emergency Fund.–We Were Built For This

COVID-19 Response.–A Message to our Community


San Francisco Business Times–Jewish Vocational Service’s longtime CEO stepping down sooner than expected

AT&T —AT&T Launches $1.3 Million Campaign Addressing Diversity in Tech and Career Readiness for Underserved Communities in Bay Area

The Hill — Building the on-ramps to the ‘Good Jobs Superhighway’

KCBS Radio —Forecasters Warn Low Unemployment Numbers Paradoxically Trimming Job Growth

San Francisco Business Times– How a Bay Area banker, hotelier and former salsa studio owner doubled their salaries

Fast Company —Ahead of its IPO, Postmates starts offering no-strings perks for couriers

Nextdoor Blog — How a Bay Area organization uses Nextdoor to prepare neighbors with tools to succeed in the workforce


CityLab — The Future is Green: How green jobs can increase resiliency and create economic opportunities in vulnerable communities

Postmates Blog — Postmates + JVS — Fund your dreams, your bills, or both

Division of Apprenticeship Standards — “Dogged” partnership launches the first apprenticeship in veterinary assisting

San Francisco Business Times — Wells Fargo invests in workforce development

Hoodline — SF SPCA Launches Vet Assistant Apprenticeship Program

Brookings — Investing in Water Infrastructure and Workers: Examining the Bay Area’s Regional Approach

KALW 91.7 — Looking At Education with Carol Kocivar

San Francisco SPCA — San Francisco SPCA and Jewish Vocational Service, in partnership with Foothill College, Launch First-of-Its-Kind Apprenticeship Program for Veterinary Assistants

Brookings — The future American workforce will have a lot of jobs to fill, particularly in infrastructure

San Francisco BayView — San Francisco SPCA to launch a free Veterinary Assistant Apprenticeship Program


Business Wire — Cloud Co-Op Opens Veteran-Powered Help Desk to Support Salesforce Customers

ZDNet — Salesforce works with higher ed to roll out Trailhead for Students

PBS News Hour — Column: How to create a financial hardship support group

Salesforce’s TrailheaDX Conference — Video coverage of keynote featuring JVS at 7 minutes

Urban Institute  — Research Report: Employer Roles in Building Pipelines for Middle-Skill Jobs in Health Care





ButtonClick Admin by Salesforce  —  Interview with Spencer Perry (Podcast)

ButtonClick Admin Blog by Salesforce  —  Giving Thanks for the Salesforce Community

San Francisco Chronicle  —  Training pays off for EXCEL students

Comcast Newsmakers  —  BankWork$ Comes to Bay Area


The White House | Office of the Press Secretary  —  FACT SHEET: Getting Long-Term Unemployed Americans Back to Work
KGO 810AM News | Finch Files: Anna Moore

KGO 810AM News | Finch Files: Jobless


San Francisco Business Times  —  Long-term jobless fly under radar

San Francisco Chronicle – letter to the editor  —  They’re Still With Us

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