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Tomorrows are more important than ever

Junior Achievement helps prepare today’s students for a bright future

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

Why Junior Achievement?

JA helps students realize that the education they are getting today will help them to have a bright future tomorrow. JA's unique, volunteer delivered programs, show them all of the possibilities that lay before them. They realize they can choose different paths; College? A specific trade? Start their own business? Through your participation as an organization or as an individual, these statistics below can begin to change in your community:

> 20% of U.S. students will not complete high school on time and earn a diploma.

> 49% of U.S. employers recognize that talent shortages impact their ability to serve clients and customers.

> 36% of Americans say that they have at some point in their lives felt their financial situation was out of control.

> 91% of millennials wish they had greater access to entrepreneurial education programs.
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Which Way to JA

Corporate Donor

Your corporation can support the growing need for youth development in 13 counties by helping today's students with the critical skills and the character necessary to succeed in your 21st Century workplace.

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Individual Donor

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can make a donation directly to JA of Northeastern Pennsylvania!

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Corporate Volunteer

By volunteering for JA through your organization, you can be in the classroom during work hours and you can share your experience 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 Northeastern Pennsylvania!

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Quality volunteers from the community come into your classroom to deliver proven, hands-on programming that inspires students to understand 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 13 counties school!

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View the details for Entrepreneur Camp

Entrepreneur Camp

  Where: Junior Achievement
 When: Monday, July 20, 2020 10:00 AM

Students learn how to take an idea and turn it into a business.

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View the details for Career Quest

Career Quest

  Where: Junior Achievement
 When: Monday, July 27, 2020 10:00 AM

Students will reflect on their own skills and learn about new careers.

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View the details for Sponsorship of the Business Hall of Fame

Sponsorship of the Business Hall of Fame

  Where: Junior Achievement
 When: Thursday, October 08, 2020 5:30 PM

Your support not only honors our honorees who have contributed so much to our communities, you are also investing in the next generation of our business and community leaders.

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View the details for Business Hall of Fame

Business Hall of Fame

  Where: Mohegan Sun Pocono
 When: Thursday, October 08, 2020 5:30 PM

Annual Event Celebrating Community Leaders!

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Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of Northeastern Pennsylvania..

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