JA of North Florida Hosts Second FedEx Junior Business Challenge on the PGA Tour
On Wednesday, May 11 students in the JA Company Program showed off their business to professionals in the Florida area during the FedEx Junior Business Challenge at THE PLAYERS Championship.
Junior Achievement of North Florida and Voya Financial Launch ‘Skills to Achieve' Program
$5,000 grant to expand program presented during launch on April 20
The survey of 1,000 teens between the ages of 13 and 17 was conducted by Opinion Research International between March 14 and 21, 2017.
The focus of the poll included teens' perceptions related to income tax rates, their understanding of 401Ks, and future income expectations.
Read the full results here.
Junior Achievement honors Jacksonville philanthropist Lawrence "Laurie" DuBow at 2017 Hall of Fame
JA of North Florida receives grant from Bank of America Intergenerational Employee Network (IGEN)
Thanks to a national initiative by Bank of America's Intergenerational Employee Network (IGEN), JA of North Florida will receive a portion of $20,000 being awarded nationally to Junior Achievement!
This grant will bring "JA in a Day" to students at Westview K-8 on Wednesday, December 14. Bank of America employees will teach JA It's My Business (6th grade), JA It's My Future (7th grade), and JA Economics For Success (8th grade) during this one-day event.
These Title I middle school students will receive JA's financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness programs, who otherwise would not. Thank you Bank of America!
Junior Achievement will honor Jacksonville philanthropist Lawrence "Laurie" DuBow at 2017 Hall of Fame
On March 13, 2017 Junior Achievement will present Lawrence DuBow with the Thompson S. Baker Award during the JA Hall of Fame. The "Thompson S. Baker ‘Solid as a Rock' Award" is presented by Junior Achievement of North Florida to an individual who has influenced business and education in the Jacksonville community.
EverBank partners with Junior Achievement to teach financial literacy
The Allstate Foundation grants Junior Achievement $15,000 for youth workforce development
Junior Achievement of North Florida received a grant from The Allstate Foundation for the JA Work$ program which empowers youth to enter the workforce.
Two hundred students from Andrew Jackson and Ribault High Schools participated in the JA Personal Finance and JA Career Success programs as part of JA Work$. They learned about crucial workplace skills employers seek and the tools to find a job including resumes, cover letters, and interviewing techniques. They also set their own personal financial plan and goals! Read More
State Farm grants $5,000 to Junior Achievement for High School Workforce Preparation Program
We are pleased to announce we've been granted a 2016 State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant in the amount of $5,000! This grant will help us carry out our JA Work$ initiative, teaching workforce preparation to students from Ed White, Lee and Ribault High Schools. Three hundred students will be exposed to financial literacy concepts, resume writing, job interviews and the responsibilities of work through JA's professionally developed workforce preparation programs and activities. Read More
Southside teens to receive career mentoring with AT&T employees
Junior Achievement (JA) of North Florida is bringing important financial literacy lessons to at-risk students in Jacksonville as part of a contribution from AT&T, through its signature education initiative AT&T Aspire. Seventh and eighth grade students at Southside Middle School will be assigned an AT&T mentor through the JA Job Shadow™ program, which gives students a firsthand glimpse into a professional career. Read more
Local Students to learn financial literacy skills thanks to grant from MassMutual
For the third year in a row, MassMutual proves its commitment to financial literacy with a generous grant to implement Junior Achievement programming in 12 JA Areas. JA of North Florida has been named one of 12 Areas to benefit from MassMutual's generous gift.
On October 27, 2015 MassMutual volunteers taught Highlands Elementary's first grade students entrepreneurship lessons from JA Our Families®. Since 2013, MassMutual's commitment to Junior Achievement has facilitated financial education for nearly 3,000 students in 12 communities across the U.S.
MassMutual volunteers teaching JA in a Day at Highlands Elementary on Oct. 27, 2015.
New JA Company Program® gives Jacksonville Teens 21st Century Entrepreneurial Experience
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