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Stories from an Innovative Nonprofit and the People Who Make it Work

Juneteenth

Juneteenth Juneteenth (also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day or Emancipation Day) is a day to […] read more

Refugee Day

World Refugee Day shines a light on the rights, needs and dreams of refugees, helping […] read more

About Us

Thriving communities with hope and economic opportunity for all

Founded in 1931 in the midst of the Great Depression, the legacy of today’s JVS SoCal began with a single desk in a Bunker Hill office in downtown Los Angeles, serving job seekers who were struggling to survive amid overt workplace discrimination. Eight decades later, the agency is a recognized regional leader in the field of workforce development, offering a broad range of innovative programs to 50,000 individuals each year and advocating on issues of public policy that impact the people we serve.

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