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Specialty Programs

JA Empowered through Ethics
Sponsored by PwC, this program brings local business executives into classrooms to have frank discussions with high school students about the importance of ethics in business. Case studies, group work and personal experience all come into play in this very important and relevant program. Learn more.

JA High School Heroes
JA High School Heroes is a program that benefits high school students by offering a community service opportunity while serving elementary students. In this program, high school students facilitate programs in elementary school classrooms that focus on basic financial literacy concepts, entrepreneurship and community responsibility. Learn more.

JA Launch Lesson
JA Launch Lesson Are you an entrepreneur or business owner? Do you have one hour to spend with curious students? This program gives you the opportunity to share experience and insight related to entrepreneurship with high school students. Learn more.

JA Student Venture
JA Student Venture The JA Student Venture program is an intensive program that begins in the classroom with lessons focused on entrepreneurship and culminates in a two-day team competition for a scholarship prize.  Competitive, fun and informative, this program gives students the opportunity to think big!  Learn more.

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