JFS Perspectives

May is Off to a Great Start for JFS!

Friday, May 18, 2012


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Houston Hoe-Down

Friday, April 27, 2012

SHALOM Denver staffers Meeka Houston, Employment Services Manager; Sara Leeper, Coordinator of Client Services; Susan Simons, CBT Developer/Site Supervisor; and Arnie Kover, Director of Disability and Employment Services at Houston Hobby Airport, ready to get back home from the joint IAJVS/AJFCA conference in Houston Texas.

Several members of the SHALOM Denver staff, along with JFS President and CEO Yana Vishnitsky, Director of Marketing & Communications John Kayser, and JFS Board Chair Alan Mayer, attended the joint annual conference of the International Association of Jewish Vocational Services (IAJVS) and the Association of Jewish Family & Children's Agencies (AJFCA) in Houston, Texas, April 21 to 24.  

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National Council of Jewish Women Visit SHALOM Denver

Friday, March 30, 2012

Last week, the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), Denver Section, held their March board meeting at SHALOM Denver. NCJW is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families, and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. This group was instrumental in establishing the Utility Workshop in 1954, which was renamed SHALOM Denver in 1978. The members still have a special place in their hearts for SHALOM Denver and have stayed connected through the years.


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SHALOM Denver in the News!

Friday, March 23, 2012

We had quite an eventful week at Jewish Family Service and SHALOM Denver! While there are always exciting things happening in our agency on a daily basis, below are a few things we think you'll especially enjoy: 

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Guest Post from Danielle Cummings: SHALOM Denver’s Celebration of Diversity

Friday, September 23, 2011

SHALOM’s Director Arnie Kover checks in and receives his 9/11 remembrance
ribbon with SHALOM clients Tricia Streets, Juanita Proctor, and Andrea Woolfolk. 

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Guest Post: Lessons from Meeka by Lindsey Gutterman

Friday, February 18, 2011


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