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JA Goes to China

It is 6,781 miles from Wallingford to Beijing, China, and on Wednesday 20 students will be making that trip. It’s the last leg of the JA Global Connection program, an effort that started last summer when students from China visited Connecticut and continued during the school year as students in both countries formed companies. The 20 students from Lyman Hall and Sheehan high schools will...
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JLH Teams Up with JA

JA is now working with the Junior League of Hartford (JLH) on a new project that focuses on empowering young women to learn about careers, develop professional goals, and become more financially responsible. The project, JA Career Connections For Young Women , will target female high school students and will include a conference, an 11-week after-school academy, and job shadowing at local...
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JA Academies Come to Life

After last year's success with the pilot of the JA Entrepreneurial Academy, we expanded the program to include an academy with support from Stanley Black & Decker as well as another academy with support from The Hartford. Thirty-two students are participating in these two intensive programs which started in January and will end in May. In addition to the two companies, HYPE (Hartford Young...
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