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JA of North Florida's December Newsletter is Out!

JA of North Florida's latest newsletter, the December Edition, landed in inboxes today. Inside you'll find: A Bank of America grant that will benefit middle school students in Duval County The JA Hall of Fame in March 2017 What's happening at the JA Financial Literacy Center in New Town The difference that employees from Bank of America/Merrill Lynch and PwC are making in...
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EverBank partners with Junior Achievement to teach financial litearcy

Thanks to partners like EverBank , we're able to bring financial literacy lessons to thousands of students in Duval County Public Schools each year! EverBank created this great video showing our partnership. The following originally appeared on EverBank's website : "For reasons that should be pretty clear to all, we place great importance on the value of sound money management skills...
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Introducing the Junior Achievement Financial Literacy Center

The JA Financial Literacy Center sponsored by Bank of America and the Economics of Healthy Eating program sponsored by the Jim Moran Foundation was officially launched on Friday, April 8. The JA Financial Literacy Center will provide day-long programs to third grade students. Housed in the Mitchell Community Center, the JA Financial Literacy Center was introduced by Martha Barrett of Bank...
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2014-15 school year results are in: JA of North Florida's best year yet!

We reached 52,881 students during the 2014-15 school year with our financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship programs. In other words, 42% of students in Duval County Public Schools participated in a Junior Achievement program last school year. We are excited to share some highlights from JA USA's end-of-year results. These results demonstrate the...
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New school year, new ways to become involved with JA

Hard to believe it is September! We were busy all summer long bringing our financial literacy and entrepreneurship programs to summer camps throughout Jacksonville. We held our first-ever crowdfunding campaign for the summer programs, raising just shy of $2,000. A HUGE thank you to all who donated! Now that the new school year has started, we are busy recruiting, training volunteers...
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