April2016

JA Central Ontario Hosts Company Program Celebration

JA Central Ontario Hosts Company Program Celebration

Tonight, JA Central Ontario held its end-of-year Company Program celebration, called VentureOn. The excitement coming from students before and during the event will make your day.

JA Kid Professor Teaches Financial Lessons

JA Kid Professor Teaches Financial Lessons

Need a primer on words like income, taxes, gross income, and net income? Watch JA Kid Professor! 

100 Years | 100 Lives: Pizazz Party Planning

100 Years | 100 Lives: Pizazz Party Planning

Watch our slideshow of Abigail Smith, one our featured 100 Lives alumni, who learned to run her own business via JA Jamaica.

Financial Literacy Month: Featuring JA Africa

Financial Literacy Month: Featuring JA Africa

During Financial Literacy Month, we're featuring each of the six regions in our global family. Today, we're turning our attention to JA Africa.

Financial Literacy Month: Featuring JA Europe

Financial Literacy Month: Featuring JA Europe

April is Financial Literacy Month, and we're featuring the impact of our six regions around the world. Today's shout-out is to JA Europe.

100 Years | 100 Lives: Jerome Cowan

100 Years | 100 Lives: Jerome Cowan

We traveled to Jamaica to meet JA alumnus Jerome Cowans—a youth-development consultant focused on youth leadership and empowerment—to find out how JA changed his life.

Celebrating Earth Day by Featuring JA Student Companies

Celebrating Earth Day by Featuring JA Student Companies

Today, we're celebrating the JA students who make every day ‎EarthDay.

JA Europe CEOs Meet at Annual General Meeting

JA Europe CEOs Meet at Annual General Meeting

We're snapping photos at JA Europe's Annual General Meeting, where the CEOs of member countries meet to discuss impact and strategy.

JA USA Releases JA Finance Park Report

JA USA Releases JA Finance Park Report

JA USA just released its latest JA Finance Park report, which evaluates students’ increase in financial capability and positive financial habits after participating in the program. 

100 Years | 100 Lives: Chocolovers

100 Years | 100 Lives: Chocolovers

Thanks to a grant from FedEx to document the lives of 100 JA alumni, we get to take you to El Salvador to meet Cindy Jazmin Amaya Gomez, CEO of Chocolovers, a JA company she started in high school. 

JA Student Company Contracted by Malta Public Transport

JA Student Company Contracted by Malta Public Transport

TravelX, a JA company, has teamed up with Malta Public Transport to develop and test a mobile transportation app.

IMF/World Bank Panel on Youth Employment and the Global Goals

IMF/World Bank Panel on Youth Employment and the Global Goals

Catch up on Thursday's live-tweet of the IMF/World Bank panel on youth employment and United Nations' Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

Financial Literacy Month: Featuring JA Americas

Financial Literacy Month: Featuring JA Americas

It’s Financial Literacy Month, and we’re featuring the work of our six regions around the world.

Follow Our Panel at the IMF/World Bank #SMCSO16

Follow Our Panel at the IMF/World Bank #SMCSO16

We’re joining Citi Foundation, Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), and Fundación Hilo Sagrado for a panel at the World Bank #‎SMCSO16.

Midweek Motivation from Mahatma Gandhi

Midweek Motivation from Mahatma Gandhi

It might feel like just another Wednesday, but today matters! Tomorrow's financial goal, new career skill, or chance to be self-employed may depend on it.

Financial Literacy Month: Featuring JA Asia Pacific

Financial Literacy Month: Featuring JA Asia Pacific

It’s Financial Literacy Month, and we’re featuring the work of our six regions around the world.

JA USA Releases 2016 Teens and Personal Finance Survey

JA USA Releases 2016 Teens and Personal Finance Survey

Teen girls now have the same income expectations as teen boys, according to a new survey from JA USA and the Voya Foundation.