Research by Junior Achievement and Brian Hamilton Foundation Shows Teens' Interest In Startups Is Still High, Despite Pandemic's Impact on Small Business A new survey for Junior Achievement (JA) and the Brian Hamilton Foundation by research firm ENGINE Insights shows that teens remain open to becoming an entrepreneur and starting a business despite the impact of COVID-19 on U.S. small... Read More About SURVEY: The "New Normal" Hasn't Dampened Teens' Interest In Becoming Entrepreneurs »
It was a night full of Yinzers' favorite things! Primanti Brothers sandwiches, a few Giant Eagle (Jine Iggle) gifts and treats, and a show from some of the best performers in the City of Champyinz all in support of inspiring students' tomorrows. In celebration of KDKA’s 100 anniversary, host Larry Richert raised the curtain with a one of a kind performance and was... Read More About A Recap: Yinzer's Night Aht »
Recently, the JAWPA team was able to connect with licensed phychologist Dr. Mary Berge on how we can navigate working virtually during the ongoing pandemic. It’s no secret that this is an unprecedented time for businesses, students, parents, and employees. One way we can control our lives right now is by taking care of our mental and physical health. Having easy suggestions and helpful... Read More About Staying Happy and Healthy During Difficult Times »
Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania is offering free resources for teachers, parents and caregivers who may have students finishing school online to help navigate through the social distancing impacts of COVID-19. The JA Teacher and Parent Resources site provides access to short videos, JA programs, and at-home activities for grades K-12. The site also features the JA Virtual... Read More About Providing Free Resources to Teachers, Caregivers and Students to Help Navigate the Impact of COVID-19 »
Dear JA Investors and Supporters, Junior Achievement is carefully monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) developments and is working closely with our school systems and community partners in both western Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia. As always, our top priority is the safety and well-being of our students, staff, and the communities we serve. We believe our JA... Read More About Junior Achievement’s response to COVID-19 »
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