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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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'Day of the Girl' presented by Junior Achievement and JaxPAL

Junior Achievement and Police Athletic League of Jacksonville, Inc. present inaugural ‘Day of the Girl’ for girls ages 10-18 A day ALL about girls! Day of the Girl is a subprogram under Junior Achievement 's JA Girl$ initiative. JA Girl$ and partner organizations, companies, and local entrepreneurs will facilitate workshops on topics of concern for 300 girls in...
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Junior Achievement program helps boys make positive choices

[caption id="attachment_2957" align="alignleft" width="306"] JA Boy$ participants play "Be a Success" board game at DuPont Middle School summer camp. Photo: Bob.Mack@jacksonville.com[/caption] JA Boy$ volunteers teach decision making and personal finance, but they are so much more - JA Boy$ volunteers act as classroom mentors to the groups of boys they teach. Recently, a JA Boy$ ...
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Kind and selfless act by high school students in JA Company Program

Teens in the JA Company Program® at Sandalwood High School donated their total profit of $250 to Clara White Mission. [caption id="attachment_2702" align="alignnone" width="2884"] Sandalwood High School JA Company, "The Plug," with a check made out to Clara White Mission in the amount of $250.[/caption] Above photo shows the check in the hands of JA Company, "The Plug," and below is...
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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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