Accelerating Academic & Social Equity

JFS is working to reduce educational inequities among low-income immigrants and first-generation college students through programs that support students and their families with mentoring, basic needs assistance, and academic tutoring.

Pathways to Academic Growth, Empowerment and Success

JFS’ Pathways to Academic Growth, Empowerment and Success (PAGES) – formerly Reducing Achievement Gaps – program gives the most economically and educationally challenged young school-age children and their families the support they need to succeed in school and in life.

Pathways to College Success

Emerging partnerships with Mass Bay Community College, Framingham State University and DUET accelerate higher education achievement and social equity.

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Program News

Volunteer Spotlight Series: Audrey Epstein!

Audrey Epstein, CPT, CIFT JFS Volunteer since May 2020   Audrey is a personal trainer, triathlete, and lover of all things outdoors. She loves practicing random acts of kindness and is hoping to break 80 on the golf course someday!   Why do you believe the...

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Volunteer Spotlight Series: Michael Matatia!

Michael Matatia JFS Volunteer since November 2019 Languages: English, "light high school French barely used except when I venture to Quebec", and reads Hebrew   Why do you believe the work you are doing at JFS is important?   "JFS is an integral part of the...

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