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Junior Achievement of Northern California hosts several signature events each year to raise money to support financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship education. Each event celebrates JA's commitment to collaboration and partnership. So whether you'd like to get involved on an individual level or as a business through event sponsorship, JA offers a variety of ways for you to support the mission of inspiring and preparing students to succeed.
 
Get involved and connect with others who are passionate about youth, business and economic development. 
 
Click here to view a printable 2018 JA Events Catalog

JA Company of the Year

JA Company of the Year

When: April 17, 2018
Where: Microsoft Campus, Sunnyvale
Time: 9:00am-2:00pm

This exciting competition is the culminating experience to JA's flagship curriculum-- The JA Company Program. Through this event, students demonstrate their knowledge of economic principles and team achievements in front of a panel of judges. The winners of this regional challenge go on to compete at the Nationals in Washington D.C.
Presented by microsoft

Play 4 JA

Play 4 JA

When: March 2018-May 2018
Where: Locations throughout Northern California

Changing young lives... one game at a time!
 
Bowl-A-Thon is one of JA's largest fundraising events which helps us provide economic education at NO COST to local schools. They are "parties with a purpose" that encourage interaction between company departments, builds goodwill and boosts team building in a fun environment.

JA S.H.E. Leads STEM Summit

JA S.H.E. Leads STEM Summit

When: April 19, 2018
Where: San Ramon Community Center: 12501 Alcosta Blvd, San Ramon, CA 94583
Time: 9:00am-2:00pm

JA S.H.E. Leads connects local businesswomen and outstanding female high school students from the East Bay Area in a day of STEM career path exploration. Through handson activities, students will develop workforce readiness and gain insights from panel speakers in the Energy Industry as we explore "The Women Who Power the Bay Area".

 

For a printable flyer click here.

Presented by:  

JA Business Hall of Fame

JA Business Hall of Fame

When: May 1, 2018
Where: San Francisco Marriott Marquis, San Francisco
Time: 5:00pm-9:00pm

JA's signature fundraising gala celebrates its 31st year of honoring the most innovative and inspiring business leaders of the San Francico Bay Area!  Arrive to the cocktail reception designed for networking and bid on one of many fun and adventurous silent auction items. Enjoy a gourmet dinner while being entertained by the Laureates and their award presentation ceremony. 

The Giant Race, San Jose

The Giant Race, San Jose

When: June 2, 2018
Where: San Jose
Time: 7:30am start time

IT'S A RACE FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY!

Junior Achievement of Northern California is proud to partner with the 
San Jose Giants, for the 2018 San Jose Giant Race 5K and 5 mile!  By participating in this event, you will help provide youth programs to over 900 South Bay students by fundraising and running the streets near San Jose Municipal Stadium!

 

Bocce alla Roma

Bocce alla Roma

When: June 4, 2018
Where: Campo di Bocce, Los Gatos
Time: 5:00pm-9:00pm

Celebrate the on-set of summer and "La Dolce Vita" with our fun team-building bocce ball company tournament. Guests enjoy a taste of Tuscany buffet, open bar and raffle prizes.
 
Presented by: 

JA Golf Classic

JA Golf Classic

When: June 18, 2018
Where: Diablo Country Club, Diablo
Time: 10:00am-7:30pm

Held at the prestigious Diablo Country Club, a private golf course nestled in the foothills of Mt. Diablo, players will have access to an all-inclusive round of golf with a complimentary caddie for each foursome, a Titlest shopping experience, a gourmet dinner, silent auction, live auction, and awards program.

The Giant Race, San Francisco

The Giant Race, San Francisco

When: September 8th & 9th, 2018
Where: AT&T Park
Time: 7:30am start time

IT'S A RACE FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY!

Junior Achievement of Northern California is proud to once again partner with the 
San Francisco Giants, for the 2018 San Francisco Giant Race!  By participating in this event, you will help provide youth programs to thousands of Bay Area students by fundraising and running the streets near AT&T park!  

JA Stock Market Challenge

JA Stock Market Challenge

When: March 20, 2018
Where: Falls Event Center, Fresno
Time: Student Competition 9:30am-12:30pm, Sponsors Networking Event 5:00pm-6:30pm

 Students from Fowler High School won First Place!

 
We would like to thank STOCKPILE for supporting JA's inaugural Stock Market Challenge in Fresno as the Award Sponsor. The winners of the challenge were given a $100, $50 or $25 gift cards while all other attendees received a $1 or $5 gift card enabling everyone participating to own fractional stock in the company of their choice. Thank you, STOCKPILE for your generous support in empowering young people to own their economic success! 
 
STOCKPILE would like to extend the experience to everyone by offering access to the STOCKPILE ACADEMY. You could earn at least $5 of free stock just for joining and taking the quiz. The more questions you get right, the more chances you'll have to win $100 of stock in your favorite company!
 

Stock Market Challenge presented by: 

JA Tech & Innovation Day

JA Tech & Innovation Day

When: February 22, 2018
Where: Bishop Ranch, San Ramon
Time: 9:30am-1:30pm

Tech & Innovation Day was a HUGE success! Watch the video!

Presented by: 

  • "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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