Purpose & Mission

Our Purpose

Junior Achievement inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy.


Our Mission

We are empowering young people to own their economic success. Our volunteer-based K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big and reach their potential.


The Three Pillars

The three pillars on which Junior Achievement's education model is based are: financial literacy, workforce development and entrepreneurship.