JA Our City

 

JA Our City introduces students to the basics of financial literacy, the characteristics of cities, and how people and businesses in cities manage their money.

Students will explore zoning found within a city; the importance of money to a city, paying taxes, and how people use different methods to pay for goods and services. They also will explore how financial institutions, entrepreneurs, and news media contribute to the financial well-being of a city.

 

Program Sessions

 

Session One: A Place Where People Live, Work, and Play

Students identify the different zones used in city planning and apply the information to organize businesses.

Session Two: A Place Where People Spend Money

Students identify the different zones used in city planning and apply the information to organize businesses. 

Session Three: A Place Where People Bank

Students identify the different zones used in city planning and apply the information to organize businesses.

Session Four: A Place Where People Dine

Students identify the different zones used in city planning and apply the information to organize businesses.

Session Five: A Place Where People Communicate

Students identify the different zones used in city planning and apply the information to organize businesses.