Junior Achievement and the Association of Latino Professionals for America Highlight their Partnership during National Hispanic Heritage Month

Philadelphia, PA — During this year’s National Hispanic Heritage Month, Junior Achievement of Southeastern Pennsylvania will highlight its partnership with the Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA) by combining ALPFA’s community volunteers and JA’s proven programs. The two organizations will be coming together as ALPFA volunteers teach Junior Achievement programs at Muñoz-Marín Elementary School, 3rd & Ontario Streets in

Philadelphia, on October 11, 2017. Media are invited to see the impact of this partnership in our community.

 

“ALPFA has been a great partner with JA over the past couple of years, and we are pleased to highlight our efforts together at this time,” said Paul Kappel, President. “ALPFA members have served as tremendous role models for our students and we look forward to having them in classrooms across our community during this school year.”

 

“Our partnership with Junior Achievement allows us to strengthen the Latino Pipeline by educating our youth and equipping them with the tools they need to be successful leaders and entrepreneurs,” said Migdalia Diaz, COO of ALPFA. “Our members look forward to creating a lasting positive impact within our community."

 

Since June 2015, Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and the Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA) have been partners to benefit the youth in the United States by focusing efforts to prepare young people to be work-ready as well as  providing youth with valuable means to explore career opportunities, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.

 

ALPFA is the premier Latino professional organization in the United States serving over 48,000 Latino students, professionals, and entrepreneurs throughout the country. JA is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy through hands-on programs that extend to more than 4.8 million young people annually. It is with this partnership that the JA mission of entrepreneurship, work-readiness and financial literacy can further impact various communities throughout the country.

 

About ALPFA:
ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals For America) is the largest professional and student membership based organization in the nation and is the longest standing Latino organization with 81,000+ members assembled in 44 professional and more than 160 student chapters across America. Our purpose is connecting Latino leaders for impact

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