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Be A Game Changer
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Community Involvement

Volunteers are the game-changer! They are the player that ignites those around them to do better and be better. They are the player that changes the “on court” or “on field” energy that’s a spark plug and leads the team to victory. They are the ones that young people...

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The JA EFFECT – Widening Horizons
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Work Readiness

When she was a child, Socheth McCutcheon’s family escaped Cambodia, which was under the control of the Khmer Rouge, in search of a better life in the United States. Socheth’s family settled in Revere, Massachusetts, near Boston. Socheth now serves as a volunteer for Junior Achievement in New Jersey. She feels it is important to “pay it forward” by being a role model for young people, especially...

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Why JA? And Why Now? Financial Literacy as a Foundation for a Better Life
Blog from JA USA

 By Ed Grocholski

Financial Literacy

At Junior Achievement, we view financial literacy as “the other literacy.” Just like reading or writing, we all deal with money on a near daily basis. Junior Achievement employs a pathways approach to teaching financial literacy to young people. By “pathways,” we mean that JA programs are designed to engage students on the subject over multiple grades, from their first days in kindergarten,...

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Why JA? And Why Now? A Response to a Changing Work and Career Landscape
Blog from JA USA

 By Ed Grocholski

Work Readiness

Junior Achievement’s proven programs are shown to inspire and prepare young people for success. Our approach is demonstrated to give students the tools they need to increase their chances of achieving their potential in work, career, and...

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MacKenzie Scott Makes Largest Investment in Young People in JA’s History

 By JA of North Florida

Corporate Responsibility

We are thrilled to announce that philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has donated $800,000 to Junior Achievement of North Florida. Our area was one of 26 Junior Achievement offices to receive a portion of a larger $38.8 million gift made to Junior Achievement, the largest gift by a single donor in the organization’s...

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2022 Back-to-School Survey: One-Third of Teens Say Rising Cost of School Supplies a Concern
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Financial Literacy

According to a new survey by Junior Achievement USA, a third of teens (33%) say that their parents or guardians are concerned about the cost of back-to-school supplies this...

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Junior Achievement hosts hundreds for Day of the Girl

 By Junior Achievement of North Florida

Community Involvement

Junior Achievement of North Florida hosted nearly 200 girls in grades three through nine for its annual Day of the Girl event. The girls participated in a series of hands-on workshops taught by corporate volunteers to learn a variety of lessons that will help prepare them for economic...

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JA National Student Leadership Summit 2022
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Entrepreneurship

In June of 2022, 15 of Junior Achievement’s top student companies came to the Nation’s Capital to compete in the 2022 Junior Achievement National Student...

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Deutsche Bank Raises $25,000 to Benefit Junior Achievement of North Florida

 By Junior Achievement of North Florida

Community Involvement

Junior Achievement of North Florida is the beneficiary of a fundraiser hosted by Deutsche Bank to support JA programs during Financial Literacy Month. More than 100 Deutsche Bank employees participated in the event and helped raise $25,000 for the nonprofit organization, exceeding their fundraising...

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2022 JA Teens & Personal Finance Survey - #FinancialLiteracyMonth

 By Junior Achievement of North Florida

Financial Literacy

Junior Achievement USA and Citizens collaborated on a survey to better understand teens' perspectives on rising education costs, as well as their access to proper technology, and how these factors might impact plans for continuing education after high...



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