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JA Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers are so valuable to our organization and we have several upcoming opportunities for volunteers to get involved. Check….


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JA 18 Under 18

Meet the 2022 18 Under 18 Recipients They’ve started businesses and nonprofits, broken glass ceilings, and created products for the….


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JA Alumni Story: Vijay Kapur

“There are few things [in life] where you can learn and have fun at the same time – JA BizTown….


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Why Career Exploration Needs to Start Much Sooner for Students

Why career exploration needs to start much sooner for students   What did you want to be growing up? What was….


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21-22 Alumni Survey Report

OVERVIEW These are the findings of an Ipsos poll conducted between June 13-15, 2022. For this survey, a sample of….


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JA Alumni Story: John Fung

“JA taught me that if I set my mind to it, I can achieve anything.” From JA student to board….


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Back-to-School Survey: One-Third of Teens Say Rising Cost of School Supplies a Concern

A new survey by Junior Achievement USA shows that a third of teens (33%) say that their parents or guardians….


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JA Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Peace and prosperity go hand-in-hand. That’s one reason why JA Worldwide, which represents all of Junior Achievement globally, has been….


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JA Impacts Boys & Girls Club Students with Summer Learning Programs

Just because school is out doesn’t mean the learning stops! At JA, we are reaching thousands of Arizona students this….


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JA Alumni Story: Colleen Jennings-Roggensack

“Without a doubt, I use the skills I learned in JA when working with my staff.” It’s not always easy….


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2022 JA Teens & Personal Finance Survey

Introduction Junior Achievement USA and Citizens collaborated on a survey to better understand teens’ perspectives on rising education costs, as….


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What it Means to Be a Leader: A JA Perspective

“Trusting, empathetic and supportive — each is fundamental to empowering a team to succeed.” Katherine Cecala, President of Junior Achievement….


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JA Alumni Story: Carol Cunningham

“I encourage the next generation to participate in JA to learn business skills you aren’t otherwise exposed to.” Carol Cunningham….


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JA Day Makes an Impact at Bethune Elementary

In November 2021, Bethune Elementary hosted a JA Day for their students. JA volunteers came into the classrooms and provided….


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The Importance of Career Readiness

Denise Ottenheimer is the CTE Marketing and DECA advisor for Centennial High School, and long-time partner of Junior Achievement. As….


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