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Inspire and Prepare Young People to Succeed

Junior Achievement of Northern New England
Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

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JA of Northern New England's volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students in our community to dream big and reach their potential.

Why Junior Achievement?

JA helps students realize that the education they are getting today will help them to have a bright future tomorrow. JA's unique, volunteer delivered programs, show them all of the possibilities that lay before them. They realize they can choose different paths; College? A specific trade? Start their own business? Through your participation as an organization or as an individual, these statistics below can begin to change in your community:

  • 20% of U.S. students will not complete high school on time and earn a diploma.
  • 49% of U.S. employers recognize that talent shortages impact their ability to serve clients and customers.
  • 36% of Americans say that they have at some point in their lives felt their financial situation was out of control.
  • 91% of millennials wish they had greater access to entrepreneurial education programs.
Why Junior Achievement?

JA of Northern New England Spotlight

JA Bowl-a-Thon Series

JA Bowl-a-Thon Series

Select a date, time, & location and Junior Achievement will take care of the rest. This is a great way to get your company or organization together for some fun while raising money for students in your community. Anyone can participate! Invite friends, family, and co-workers to this one-of-a-kind fundraiser.

JA Academy

JA Academy

When: January-May 2018

Developed by Junior Achievement of Northern New England, JA Academy is an after-school program where highly-motivated high school students explore the world of business by forming and managing their own company.  Location and dates vary.

JA Golf Classic

JA Golf Classic

When: Monday, July 9, 2018
Where: Black Rock Country Club

This fundraiser features a great day of golf, lunch on the course, cocktail reception, auction and an awards dinner at this beautiful golf course.

The Spirit of JA Celebration

The Spirit of JA Celebration

When: NEW DATE: April 4, 2018
Where: Aloft Boston Seaport
Time: 5:30-8:30 PM

Junior Achievement of Northern New England will be honoring visionary leaders from the business community.

Which Way To JA?

Corporate Donor

Your corporation can support the growing need for youth development in Northern New England by helping today's students with the critical skills and the character necessary to succeed in your 21st century workplace.

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Individual Donor

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can make a donation directly to JA of Northern New England!


By volunteering for JA through your organization, you can be in the classroom during work hours and you can share your experience and inspire young people to pursue their dreams.

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Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can volunteer in your community directly with JA of Northern New England


Quality volunteers from the community come into your classroom to deliver proven, hands-on programming that inspires students to understand the opportunities provided by education.

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Not an Educator? Find out how you can get JA programs into your New England school!


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  • "Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    -Junior Achievement Student

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Junior Achievement
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If you would like more information on Donating, Volunteering, JA Programs, or other ways to partner with us, please give us a call at 781-373-1170 or email us!