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LPL Financial and JA Prepare High School Seniors for Career Success

LPL Financial and Junior Achievement partnered to bring the “JA Career Success” curriculum to 75 Hoover High School students for a one-day symposium hosted at National University. The program allowed seniors to work closely and interact with LPL business professionals to explore fundamental elements of career success. Students learned valuable skills to find their perfect job, including writing resumes, cover letters and interviewing techniques. Read More

DECEMBER 14, 2016

New JA Study Shows Parents Face Challenges Paying for Back to School School Supplies

This week marks the end of summer for thousands of San Diego students as they head back to school. The beginning of a new school year is always a very exciting time however, a new study shows that it can also be a very expensive time, especially for parents. According to a recent JA USA survey, one-in-five (20%) of teens said their parents or guardians face financial problems when paying for school supplies. Read More

SEPTEMBER 1, 2016

2017 San Diego Business Hall of Fame Gala

Celebrating The Best of the Best in San Diego

Junior Achievement’s San Diego Business Hall of Fame event honors prominent members of the local business community for both their professional accomplishments and their invaluable contributions to our community. Read More

JULY 29, 2016

JA is Making History!

Thank you for bringing Junior Achievement programs to an additional 6,843 students this year!

As we close out an incredible 2015-2016 school year, we want to thank you for bringing Junior Achievement programs to an additional 6,843 students this year! Read More

JULY 28, 2016

Junior Achievement and San Ysidro School District join forces to prepare and inspire the next generation of leaders

SDG&E Energy Detective

SAN DIEGO-- Junior Achievement (JA) will host a press conference to announce a new partnership with the San Ysidro School District on Thursday, June 2 from 10 A.M. to 11.30 A.M. at Ocean View Hills Elementary School. The collaboration will bring JA’s financial literacy program to over 4,000 students across seven elementary and middle schools this year. Read More

JUNE 1, 2016