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TOMORROWS ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER

Today is uncertain. Tomorrow represents hopes and dreams
Junior Achievement helps prepare today's students for a bright future.

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JA of Washington's volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills, and use innovative, immersive programs to inspire students in our community to dream big and reach their potential.

 

LET'S ACHIEVE TOGETHER!

One of the most important predictors of a child's long-term success is to have a practical understanding of how the world works. The fundamentals of the working world, money, and business, are essential to becoming a healthy, thriving member of society. 

Junior Achievement believes in connecting students all across Washington with a wider understanding of their place in the world and their ability to define success on their terms. 

You can help make those connections.

Let's achieve together! Keep scrolling to see the three ways you can get involved.

Why Junior Achievement?

Get involved! which way to JA?

Corporate Donor

Your corporation can support the growing need for youth development in Washington by donating to our events, or by sponsoring an experiential storefront in our JA Education Centers.

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Individual Donor

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? Explore the many ways to support!

CORPORATE VOLUNTEER

By volunteering for JA through your organization, you can be in the classroom during work hours to share your experiences and inspire young people to pursue their dreams.

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INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEER

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can volunteer in your community directly with JA of Washington!

EDUCATOR

Distinguished volunteers from the community come into your classroom to deliver proven, hands-on lessons that inspire students to grasp the opportunities provided by education.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT JA PROGRAMS

Not an educator? Find out how you can get JA programs into your local school!
 

69,190
STUDENTS reached LOCALLY
2018-2019
2,526
CLASSES LOCALLY
2018-2019
5,255
VOLUNTEERS LOCALLY
2018-2019
572
SCHOOLS reached LOCALLY
2018-2019

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Self-Directed Learning Resources

Self-Directed Learning Resources

When: Current
Where: Statewide

Though schools are closed, Junior Achievement is here to support students, parents, and teachers during this of uncertainty. Education must continue and JA is providing access to learning experiences that students can do on their own, with a parent or other caring adult, or with teachers via a digital/virtual environment. Resources are organized by school level and can be used whether or not you've engaged in a JA program in the past. We will be continuing to add to the content in the coming days so check back often.

Junior Achievement of Washington T-Shirts

Junior Achievement of Washington T-Shirts

Thanks to our amazing partner, Print NW, we now have JA of Washington T-shirts for sale! $15 of the $20 T-Shirt sale will be donated back to us, so this is a simple and easy way for you to support us AND look sharp in our JA-branded gear smiley

JA BizTown Summer Camp

JA BizTown Summer Camp

When: July 27-31, 2020
Where: JA BizTown: 1610 Perimeter Rd., Auburn, WA
Time: 9am - 4pm

Future leaders, this way forward! JA BizTown® Summer Camp is an extension of our popular elementary and middle school program. Students ages 9-14 will experience a dynamic, hands-on learning simulation where they will work together to run an entire town with actual storefronts!

  • "Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    -Junior Achievement Student

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