JA Blog

And the winners are? Results from JA’s High School Pitch Fest Competition

Teen entrepreneurs pitch new businesses to judges to secure start-up funding

Teen entrepreneurs are celebrating this month because they scored 1st, 2nd, 3rd place for creating and pitching the “best start-up company” to a panel of judges at Junior Achievement’s high-school competition, Pitch Fest. Read More

MARCH 30, 2017

“Better Managing Money” among Teens’ Top New Year’s Resolutions According to New JA Survey

JA partnering with 6 Degrees Networking to help teens accomplish this goal at Mission Fed JA Finance Park

January is when many of us make New Year’s resolutions and according to a new JA USA study, millennials want to learn how to better manage their money in 2017. The survey of 13-to-17-year-olds revealed 1 in 5 teens (20%) want to make saving money/learning better money management skills their top New Year's resolution. Read More

JANUARY 18, 2017

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

Seeking New Volunteers with New Referral Incentive Program!

Now more than ever your continued support as a JA volunteer is needed.

With the new school year, JA's goal is to impact over 75,000 students throughout San Diego County, a 20% increase over last year. So now more than ever your continued support as a JA volunteer is needed. Read More

NOVEMBER 21, 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