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10 Million Reasons for Work and Career Readiness Education
Blog from JA USA

 By Jack E. Kosakowski, President & CEO of Junior Achievement USA

Corporate Responsibility

Recently, and for the first time, the number of job openings in the United States exceeded 10 million, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary (JOLTS) Report. At the same time, there are more than 7 million who are eligible to work but who are...

Inflation, Scarcity, and Teachable Moments
Blog from JA USA

 By Jack E. Kosakowski, President & CEO of Junior Achievement USA

Financial Literacy

Most Americans under the age of 40 are experiencing something they haven’t before; inflation. With the exception of a brief period at the beginning of the Great Recession in 2008, inflation has been restrained for nearly four decades. That means prices rising at a pronounced rate in a short amount of time is a new experience for many Millennials and members of Generation...

Help us Fund the Future!

 By JA Staff

Community Involvement

Help us reach our matching goal of $250,000 by Dec. 31st and empower local youth with the skillset needed to succeed in the current San Diego...

Local scholarships offered to San Diegos students

 By JA Staff

Community Involvement

Students and young adults are eligible for hundreds of scholarship to support them in their future success, and JA San Diego wants to be a resource in creating awareness of these...

How JA programs encourage good citizenship in students

 By Catherine Van Weele

Work Readiness

JA programs focus on instilling a sense of good citizenship in students. We want our students to grow up and become engaged members of their local communities. Students are encouraged to explore their role in society and find ways to participate and contribute to their...

10 Essential Skills Every Leader Should Have

 By Catherine Van Weele

Work Readiness

10 skills that are essential to develop...

In the Spotlight: Student Testimonials from JA Summer Camps 2021

 By Catherine Van Weele

Financial Literacy

Hear from students about their experiences during our 2021 summer...

Breaking Down the Cost of College

 By Catherine Van Weele

Financial Literacy

In the spirit of College Savings Month, we created a breakdown of the main costs of college in our September blog post. We also cover the different ways students can pay for higher education. College is a major investment, it's important to be fully informed when making financial decisions on how to afford higher...

Why Work Needs Meaning
Blog from JA USA

 By Jack E. Kosakowski

Corporate Responsibility

Much has been made in recent months about “The Great Resignation,” the tendency of young workers, primarily Millennials and Generation Z, to quit their jobs to pursue higher-paying, higher growth...

The Payoff Behind Time Management
Blog from JA USA

 By Hannah Henry

Work Readiness

From the start of life, we learn how to prioritize daily events. From waking up to dinner time to bedtime, we become accustomed to routines. Time management, or what some may say “personal management,” follows the same guidelines, only we adjust our day to fit the non-routine elements better. While this soft skill benefits children of all ages in their learning, it has the long-term impact of...



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