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Mission Fed JA Finance Park Implementation Manager

The Mission Fed JA Finance Park Implementation Manager is responsible for building relationships with educators, teachers, non-profit partners, volunteers and funders. Major emphasis is placed on how to effectively recruit, train and retain high schools, nonprofit entities, and companies to participate in Mission Fed JA Finance Park. Read More

MARCH 5, 2015

PGA Professionals from around the World Swing for a Good Cause during “Birdies for Charity” Event at the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open

San Diego, Cali (Feb. 4, 2015) -- Junior Achievement of San Diego (#JAofSD) is partnering with Farmers Insurance and the Century Club of San Diego to raise funds during the “Birdies for Charity” event for the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open at the Torrey Pines Golf Course, February 5-8, 2015 ‪(#‎FIO15)‬‬ (‪#‎SeeYouAtTorrey‬‬). The Birdies for Charity campaign aims to raise more than $160,000 for 12 organizations throughout San Diego that serve at-risk and underserved youth and military families. The Birdie for Charity funds will help #JAofSD impact over 53,000 students in K-12 classrooms throughout the 2015-2016 school year. Junior Achievement’s volunteer-based programs teach kids how to get a job, start a business and how money works. Read More

FEBRUARY 4, 2015

Demolition Begins for new Mission Fed JA Finance Park at the Capdevilla Gillespie Center for Junior Achievement located in Mission Valley

JA Finance Park brings together thousands of San Diego students, teachers, volunteers and businesses to prepare students for financial success The high-tech learning facility will open its doors Fall 2015

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Staff and Board Members from Junior Achievement of San Diego County, along with corporate leaders from Mission Federal Credit Union, Balfour Beatty Construction and Gensler, the architect, will kick-off construction for the new Mission Fed JA Finance Park. The live demolition event will be on Thursday, Jan. 15 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Capdevilla Gillespie Center for Junior Achievement, located at 4756 Mission Gorge Place, San Diego, 92120. Read More

JANUARY 15, 2015

Junior Achievement Partners with AT&T to Empower San Diego Teens to Plan for their Financial Future

AT&T and Junior Achievement of San Diego are partnering to teach high school students how to create a budget, plan for their future and learn to make educated, smart and effective life choices. Through this partnership, Junior Achievement received a $20,000 contribution from AT&T to benefit the JA Teen Ambassador program. This collaboration allows the Ambassadors, a team of more than 50 high school students from all over San Diego, to be the first to participate in and shape the curriculum for a “JA Finance Park” financial literacy program set to launch in San Diego in 2015. Read More

DECEMBER 18, 2014

Make Sure you Start 2015 with No Debt

A few helpful tips for children of all ages to make sure you start 2015 with no debt and just maybe, a little extra money in that piggy bank.

The holiday season is upon us and certainly this time of year can be expensive for our San Diego families. Joanne Pastula, President and CEO at Junior Achievement of San Diego, has outlined a few helpful tips for children of all ages to make sure you start 2015 with no debt and just maybe, a little extra money in that piggy bank! Read More

DECEMBER 18, 2014