Region-JAUSA

JA Alumna Elected to U.S. House of Representatives

JA Alumna Elected to U.S. House of Representatives

Donna Shalala, the former President of the University of Miami, former U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services, and former JA student was just elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Winners Announced for the JA Labs Innovation Fund, Fueled by Citi Foundation

Winners Announced for the JA Labs Innovation Fund, Fueled by Citi Foundation

The JA Labs Innovation Fund, funded by Citi Foundation, seeks to support organic innovation at JA locations (JA member countries, sub-national offices, and JA local areas) around the world.

JA USA Survey Studies Teen Knowledge of Retirement Planning

JA USA Survey Studies Teen Knowledge of Retirement Planning

A JA USA and AIG survey on American teens showed that 69 percent of 13- to 18-year-olds say they know little or nothing about retirement planning.

JA Worldwide Presents Policy Paper to G20 Education Ministers

JA Worldwide Presents Policy Paper to G20 Education Ministers

At the G20 Summit this week in Argentina, the G20 education ministers will receive Education, The Future of the Labour Market, and Youth Skills, a policy paper authored by JA Worldwide and The Brookings Institute.

JA of Northern New England Hosts Final Qualifying Event in the FedEx Junior Business Challenge

JA of Northern New England Hosts Final Qualifying Event in the FedEx Junior Business Challenge

In the final qualifying event of the 2018 FedEx Junior Business Challenge, students from JA of Northern New England competed for a spot at the finals next month in Atlanta.

JA Celebrates International Youth Day

JA Celebrates International Youth Day

On International Youth Day, we're celebrating JA’s impact on young people across the globe.

JA Launches Gather, the JA Global Alumni Community

JA Launches Gather, the JA Global Alumni Community

JA Worldwide is excited to announce the global online community for JA global alumni.

JA USA Hosts the 2018 National Student Leadership Summit

JA USA Hosts the 2018 National Student Leadership Summit

The National Student Leadership Summit (NSLS) is part of JA USA's annual celebration of the accomplishments of JA Company Program students from across the United States.

Gather—JA's Global Alumni Community—Set to Launch at the JA Global Youth Forum

Gather—JA's Global Alumni Community—Set to Launch at the JA Global Youth Forum

Gather is a community for JA global alumni (including alumni from Junior Achievement, INJAZ, Young Enterprise, and any other member of JA Worldwide) to meet, network, share ideas, and benefit from opportunities. Join us!

FedEx Junior Business Challenge Goes to Northern Florida

FedEx Junior Business Challenge Goes to Northern Florida

The FedEx Junior Business Challenge provides JA students with another opportunity to develop a product or service, create a business plan, and produce and market their innovation.

JA USA Celebrates Financial Literacy Month in a Big Way

JA USA Celebrates Financial Literacy Month in a Big Way

Congratulations to JA USA, which had a great month, including being named "Organization of the Year" by the Institute for Financial Literacy.

JA Announces First Worldwide Global Goals Publication

JA Announces First Worldwide Global Goals Publication

Experience JA's first worldwide publication about our alignment to the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development, a collaboration with our six regional operating centers.

FedEx and JA Launch Season 2 of the FedEx Junior Business Challenge

FedEx and JA Launch Season 2 of the FedEx Junior Business Challenge

In this year’s first competition of the 2018 FedEx Junior Business Challenge, students in Austin, Texas, USA, pitched their business ideas to a star-studded cast of judges. See selected tweets and videos!

JA Is an Organizational Partner at the Largest Education Conference in the World

JA Is an Organizational Partner at the Largest Education Conference in the World

The Global Education & Skills Forum brings together leaders from the public, private, and social sectors in order to address the challenges of education, equity, and employment for all. JA was there.

Meet the Inaugural Class of the JA Worldwide Fellows Program

Meet the Inaugural Class of the JA Worldwide Fellows Program

Meet the inaugural class of the JA Worldwide Fellows Program, a group of high-performing leaders from around the JA network.

JA Worldwide Releases 2017 Annual Report

JA Worldwide Releases 2017 Annual Report

We're proud to release our 2017 Annual Report, Factbook, and Online Year in Review. 

Registration Open for JA Global Youth Forum

Registration Open for JA Global Youth Forum

Mark your calendar for the JA Global Youth Forum in Morelos, México, this July!

JA of Southwest New England Team Wins FedEx Junior Business Challenge Final

JA of Southwest New England Team Wins FedEx Junior Business Challenge Final

Find out more about the FedEx Junior Business Challenge Final . . . and the winning team from JA of Southwest New England.

Teens Take Over The Money JAR Podcast

Teens Take Over The Money JAR Podcast

This week on The Money JAR podcast, teens take over the show to lead a discussion on two key performance characteristics—grit and curiosity—associated with success. 

Labor Day Blues: Study Reveals Concerns about Global Competition and Automation

Labor Day Blues: Study Reveals Concerns about Global Competition and Automation

JA USA has released a new survey about concerns parents and teens have about global competition and automation.