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Connecticut Youth Encouraged to Explore Challenges & Opportunities of Launching Their Own Business

Junior Achievement’s Entrepreneurship Programs for High School Students Highlighted During National Entrepreneurship Week (Feb 15-22)   As the nation celebrates National Entrepreneurship Week, the leading efforts of Junior Achievement in educating young people to one day take the initiative and start businesses of their own reflect that it’s never too young to get...
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New Haven Business Leaders to be Inducted into Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame

March 5 Event Honors Thomas Beirne, Kevin Myatt, Marta Moret and Gateway Community College   Three of Connecticut's notable leaders in Greater New Haven and one of the region’s leading higher education institutions will be honored by Junior Achievement of Southwest New England at the Business Hall of Fame event on Thursday, March 5, 2020.  The prestigious event...
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Junior Achievement Earns Grant from Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation

Grant will Extent Financial Literacy, Entrepreneurship, Workforce Readiness Programs for Students throughout the Region   Junior Achievement of Southwest New England has received a grant from the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation to support financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness programs in schools throughout Northwest Connecticut. It is the...
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JA Volunteer Spotlight: Cindie Holtz

How long have you been involved with JA? We are going on twelve years now! What got you involved? I first saw the notification on one of our campus newsletters [at Collins Aerospace] for a company-sponsored volunteer event involving teaching students. Before I got my degree in IT, I was actually looking to get my degree in becoming a teacher. I...
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Junior Achievement Builds Confidence on the Way to the Future

Junior Achievement's mission to help inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy is exactly what we need in our society. by Haley Bracken As a current senior in high school, I have faced many important questions with unknown answers. What does the future hold? What do I want to do in college? How can I ensure that I will be successful? I am...
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