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Jul 28, 2015, 10:00 ET

Junior Achievement, Citi Foundation and OneMain Financial Offer Teens New Online Experience to Explore their Futures

 Junior Achievement USA® (JA) unveiled an online experience today that is a one-stop shop for teens and their parents in helping them make...

Jul 08, 2015, 10:00 ET

AIG Donates $425,000 to Implement Junior Achievement Programs Globally

Students in 19 global cities will learn important entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work readiness skills, thanks to a generous grant of...

Jun 25, 2015, 10:00 ET
Junior Achievement Launches "JA Heroes" Awareness Campaign

Junior Achievement USA Launches "JA Heroes" Campaign to Ask Volunteers to Give Kids the Power to See Their Future

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) today announced the launch of its JA Heroes PSA campaign. The goal of this campaign is to connect volunteer...

Jun 25, 2015, 09:59 ET

Junior Achievement Of San Diego Teen Entrepreneurs Of "CCA Today" Win "JA Company Of The Year" Award Powered By The Hartford

 On Wednesday in Washington, D.C., the teen entrepreneurs of "CCA Today" from Junior Achievement (JA) of San Diego County were selected from...

Jun 24, 2015, 10:15 ET

Junior Achievement USA y la Asociación de Profesionales Latinos para Estados Unidos unen fuerzas para preparar a los jóvenes para el éxito profesional

 Junior Achievement USA® (JA) y ALPFA, Inc. (la Asociación de Profesionales Latinos para Estados Unidos) firmaron hoy un...

Jun 24, 2015, 10:15 ET

Junior Achievement USA and the Association of Latino Professionals For America Join Forces to Prepare Youth for Career Success

 Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and ALPFA, Inc. (the Association of Latino Professionals For America) today signed a Memorandum of...

Jun 10, 2015, 10:00 ET

American Honda Finance Corporation Sponsors Junior Achievement to Promote Teen Financial Literacy

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) announced today a sponsorship from American Honda Finance Corporation (AHFC) to redevelop the JA Personal...

May 27, 2015, 08:10 ET

The Number Of Teens Seeking Summer Employment Expected To Rise Sharply In 2015

 A national survey of teens by Junior Achievement USA (JA) found that 61 percent of 13-17 year-olds plan to get a summer job this year, sharply...

Mar 25, 2015, 11:45 ET
New Survey from Junior Achievement & The Allstate Foundation Reveals Gender Gap in Personal Finance

Survey Reveals Disconnect Between Teens' And Parents' Views On Paying For College And Other Personal Finance Topics

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and The Allstate Foundation released today surprising findings from the annual Teens & Personal Finance...

Nov 12, 2014, 08:00 ET

Nearly One-in-Four Millennials Believe their College Loans Will Be Forgiven, According to Research from JA and PwC

 "Millennials & College Planning," a new report from Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and PwC US, prepared by New York-based research firm...

Oct 15, 2014, 10:14 ET

Junior Achievement USA® Releases Education Summit Findings On Preparing Youth For The Workforce

Junior Achievement USA®, the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young people to own their economic success, has just...

Sep 16, 2014, 10:00 ET

Junior Achievement Partners With Taco Bell Foundation For Teens To Prepare Teens Across U.S. For Graduation And Workforce

 Junior Achievement USA® and Taco Bell® Foundation for Teens™ today announced a new partnership designed to arm high school...

Sep 03, 2014, 10:00 ET

New "JA Company Program" Gives Teens 21st Century Entrepreneurial Experience

 Junior Achievement USA®, in partnership with The Hartford, today unveils its reimagined JA Company Program®, to provide aspiring...

Jun 25, 2014, 11:00 ET

ManpowerGroup CEO Jonas Prising Receives Junior Achievement's Albert E. Suter Award For Exceptional Leadership

 Junior Achievement USA has honored Jonas Prising, ManpowerGroup CEO, with the Albert E. Suter Award for Exceptional Leadership. The award was...

Jun 19, 2014, 10:17 ET

Teen Entrepreneurs Of Ruff it Up Named "JA Company of the Year" At 2014 Junior Achievement National Student Leadership Summit

 On Wednesday, June 18, at Washington, D.C.'s Ronald Reagan International Center, the teen entrepreneurs of Ruff it Up representing Junior...

Apr 09, 2014, 08:00 ET
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New Survey Reveals Gender Gap Among Teens Planning To Attend College

 Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and The Allstate Foundation's 2014 Teens & Personal Finance Survey reveals a gender gap among teenagers'...

Mar 05, 2014, 10:00 ET

Junior Achievement Recognizes 39 Organizations With U.S. President's Volunteer Service Awards

At its quarterly Board of Directors meeting held earlier today, Junior Achievement USA® announced that 39 organizations will receive 2012-2013...

Feb 10, 2014, 16:51 ET
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Spectra Energy Sponsors JA Job Shadow At Houston Rockets

On Wednesday, February 12th , more than 500 high school students from 20 different schools will have the opportunity to experience sports...

Jan 28, 2014, 15:54 ET
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JA Inspire To Bring Thousands of Students Together With Houston Businesses

8,000 eighth graders to attend interactive job awareness fair Junior Achievement of Southeast Houston (JASET) will host a job awareness fair...

Jan 03, 2014, 15:12 ET
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Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Houston Students for the World of Work with Support from Microsoft

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas high school students from Westchester Academy of International Studies in Spring Branch ISD participating in...