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Deborah Ruhe Featured on CCTV

JAS's Executive Director, Deborah Ruhe, was featured on Cambridge Community Television's (CCTV) Not for Nothin' program with CCTV Executive Director, Susan Fleischmann. Deborah and Susan discuss JAS's history, affordable housing in Cambridge, and where JAS is today after 48 years.
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Housing Opportunity

George Close Building 243 Broadway | Cambridge, MA 02139 The Wait List for the George Close Building is temporarily open! The George Close Building has federally subsidized studio, 1-, and 2-bedroom apartments.  The wait list will be open from Tuesday, June 14 until Friday, July 8.  All...
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Just-A-Start Partners with The Art Connection to Display Artwork in the Biomedical Careers Program Offices and Classrooms

Just-A-Start is excited to be a recipient of artwork from The Art Connection, a nonprofit dedicated to enriching and empowering underserved communities by expanding access to original works of visual art. The artwork now hangs in our Biomedical Careers Program offices and classroom space at 1035...
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Just-A-Start Corporation to Improve Property and Preserve Affordability for Working Families at Cambridge Housing Community with $30.1 Million in MassHousing Financing

273-unit Rindge Tower Apartments will have a workforce housing component for moderate income residents earning up to 95% of the area median income Just-A-Start Corporation announces another substantive accomplishment to serve working families living in Cambridge. Executive Director Deborah Ruhe...
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Meet some of the Biomedical Career Program students

Every year, students from every kind of background apply to our Biomedical Careers Program. They join for all different reasons: to change careers, to improve their financial stability, to simply learn more. Meet some of them here.  
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Just-A-Start Opens New Biomedical Careers Program Classrooms and Offices

On Wednesday, September 16, Just-A-Start, Inc., officially opened the new offices and classrooms of their Biomedical Careers Program. The new space features a dedicated lecture hall with a Smartboard, computer lab, kitchen, conference room and offices for the employees who directly support the...
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JP Morgan Chase Foundation donates $200,000 to Just-A-Start

Just-A-Start’s Biomedical Careers Program just got a big boost from one of the world’s leaders in global philanthropy. The JP Morgan Chase Foundation has given Just-A-Start $200,000 in support of the JAS Biomedical Careers Program. “This is a significant gift that comes at an important...
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Just-A-Start YouthBuild Celebrates its Class of 2015 Graduation

Entering the Bunker Hill Community College auditorium to the sound of Pomp & Circumstance and the applause of their family and friends, more than thirty young adults celebrated their graduation from the Just-A-Start YouthBuild program, earning their high school diplomas or HiSET certificates...
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Biogen Awards $20,000 grant to JAS TeenWork Program

Biogen, one of Just-A-Start’s longtime community partners, this year awarded the JAS TeenWork program with a $20,000 grant. The sponsorship provides Cambridge Rindge & Latin School students access to summer employment opportunities they would not have otherwise. “It’s a tremendous show...
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