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Junior Achievement and the National African American Insurance Association Announce Partnership

Initiative to Promote Volunteerism and Collaboration around Career and Financial Literacy Education Hartford, CT – Junior Achievement USA (JA) and the National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA) recently announced a new national partnership focused on closing the racial wealth gap in the United States. “Partnering with a Purpose” educates K-12 students in Black...
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JA Student Spotlight: Chereece Burrell

What town are you from and what high school did you attend?  What year did you participate in the Career Connection for Young Women program? I am from Hartford and attended Global Communications Academy - Class of 2020.  I participated in the Career Connections program in 2017. What college/university do you hope to attend or are you...
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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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