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Bank of America's IGEN Grant Provides JA All about Cars Virtually to High School Students

  Bank of America's IGEN (Inter-Generational Employee Network) group has granted JA of North Florida $2,485 towards JA All about Cars. This grant virtually brought lessons in car ownership and personal finances to over 100 students at William M. Raines High School.   We are grateful for the Bank of America IGEN group for sponsoring the JA All about Cars program! ...
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Holiday Spending Survey: Despite COVID Restrictions, Two-Thirds of Teens Expect to Do Holiday Shopping “In-Store”

Junior Achievement Survey Shows One-in-Ten Teens Expects to Spend Less This Year Due to the Pandemic Jacksonville, Fla. – Despite social distancing guidance in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new survey by Junior Achievement (JA) shows that two-thirds of teens (68%) expect to do some of their holiday shopping “in-store,” at malls, discount stores, electronics stores, and at...
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Junior Achievement of North Florida Announces New President

Shannon Italia brings 25 years of business development and community engagement experience. Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 17, 2020 – Junior Achievement of North Florida has named Shannon Italia as its next president. Italia brings more than 25 years of experience in business development and community engagement to the position. As president, she will oversee a staff of nine, who manage...
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Nearly One-in-Four Teens Less Likely to Consider Starting a Business as an Adult as the Result of COVID-19 Impact

Research by Junior Achievement Coincides with National Entrepreneurship Month, which is in November   A recent survey for Junior Achievement (JA) by research firm ENGINE Insights shows that nearly one-in-four teens (22%) say they are less likely to consider starting a business as an adult due to the impact of COVID-19 on small business. The release of the survey results...
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JANF celebrates success at Building Better Tomorrows virtual event

Event host Al Emerick shares an elbow bump with Hazel Hannis, who is a Junior Achievement alumna, Douglas Anderson graduate and current FSCJ student.   JANF President Steve St. Amand, staff and guests watch the pre-show tribute to St. Amand, who is retiring at the end of the year. Junior Achievement of North Florida’s Building Better Tomorrows Virtual Event...
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