JA Blog

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Holiday provides the opportunity to come together to impact San Diego's youth

Junior Achievement recognizes the importance of honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy of service. Of all Dr. King’s lasting legacies, one of the most powerful was his belief in strengthening communities and empowering individuals. This belief propelled Dr. King to accomplish a great many things for this country that have inspired generations of Americans. Read More

DECEMBER 25, 2017

Celebrating Computer Science Week

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and National Science Foundation, by 2020, there will be one million more jobs than students entering the coding and computer science fields. California is one of 17 states that still does not require all high schools to offer computer science courses towards graduation. For these reasons, JA kicked off Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 4-8) by putting tech experts inside classrooms Read More

DECEMBER 8, 2017

Thank You for Supporting JA on #GivingTuesday

Become A Champion for Youth

Thank you for supporting JA on #GivingTuesday by growing your gift through the Champions for Youth campaign. The global giving campaign raised nearly $2,000 to support JA's mission to impact 81,500 students this year by teaching them how to get a job, start a business and manage their money. Read More

NOVEMBER 28, 2017

Renewed Partnership Brings 1,718 Coronado Students JA's Programs

Junior Achievement announces a renewed partnership with the Coronado Unified School District. The collaboration will bring JA’s financial literacy program to 1,718 students across the District. Read More

NOVEMBER 28, 2017

LPL Volunteers Make An Impact

We are proud to partner with LPL Financial to bring the lessons of “JA Career Success” to 65 Hoover High seniors during a one-day interactive symposium this month. The students worked closely with LPL professionals to explore various career paths and to learn how to apply critical thinking skills during a job interview. Read More

OCTOBER 31, 2017