Louis's Success Story

With the help of JVS Career & Employment, Louis has been working at MOD Pizza since October of last year. His job coach reports that Louis has become a pizza box folding master, and after working together Louis is able to independently clock in and out, bus tables, check in with customers and navigate the kitchen safely.

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The Challenges and Successes of Remote Learning

Our students have been remarkably resilient in the face of all this change and I believe their resilience is in part due to the relationships they have with teachers, teaching aides, clinicians, and support staff in the building,” said Maureen Gilligan, the director of instruction & assessment at Knapp School & Yeshiva. 

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Rochelle Cueto Donor Profile

“You have to give back because you’re not alone in this world. If somebody hadn’t been there to help me up, I wouldn’t be where I am today,” shared Rochelle Cueto, a donor and former Jewish Children’s bureau foster child. 

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Building Resilience

The weather outside is turning colder, we change the clocks this weekend which means less hours of light each day, an election that threatens to tear our country apart is underway, and we are living through a global pandemic that, despite all of our wishes, is not going away anytime soon.  While we can change little of the world around us, we can build up our resilience, our ability to adapt and cope with our situation. 

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