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Testing Our First JUMA Backback Prototype At AT&T Park

On Columbus Day, Claudia Truesdell and I traveled up to AT&T park to test the newest backpack redesign for JUMA. Alite has been working hard to develop a more comfortable and adjustable pack for the JUMA’s high school workers who sell concessions at sporting events.

It was the second game of the playoffs (Giants vs. Cubs) and the stadium was completely sold out. The excitement was contagious and all the JUMA students were full of energy.

JUMA’s programs director, Alvin Yu, helped ...

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JUMA Youth Are Finding Great Success

JUMA Ventures, an organization with which we have partnered, has a really great program in which low-income teens and young adults can earn money for college while working in a fun and exciting context. JUMA operates food vendor services at a number of major sporting venues in the United States (such as Yankee Stadium in New York and AT&T Park in San Francisco), and the teen students in their program man the booths. They also go up and down the aisles selling hot chocolate ...

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