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Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

JA of Alaska'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.
Volunteer presenting to students

Which Way to JA

Corporate Donor

Your corporation can support the growing need for youth development in Alaska 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 Alaska!

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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 Alaska!

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Educator

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 Alaska school!

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4777567
Students Reached Nationally
2016-2017
208373
Classes Nationally
2016-2017
247350
Volunteers Nationally
2016-2017
21503
Schools Reached Nationally
2016-2017

JA of Alaska Spotlight

An alumni volunteer with 2 students

Calling all JA Alumni!

Did JA make a difference in your life? Is there a story you want to share about how a JA mentor helped positively influence your life or career? Do you want to re-connect with JA and others who had "the JA experience?"

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View the details for 32nd Annual Mark Eliason 3-Club Scramble Golf Classic

32nd Annual Mark Eliason 3-Club Scramble Golf Classic

  Where: Moose Run Golf Course
 When: Tuesday, June 23, 2020 7:00 AM

Join us for a day on the greens in this fun, unique format for a golf classic. Registration fees are $800 per foursome / $200 per golfer and include green fees, cart rental, golfer gift, breakfast, admission to the Awards Banquet, opportunity to win a Lexus and many, many more prizes!

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View the details for 34th Annual Alaska Business Hall of Fame

34th Annual Alaska Business Hall of Fame

  Where: Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center
 When: Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:30 PM

In this prestigious event, Alaska Business and Junior Achievement of Alaska will be honoring influential, visionary leaders from the business community that have made a significant impact on Alaska's economy, created new opportunities, and elevated the educational landscape for youth in their communities in regards to financial literacy, workforce readiness, and entrepreneurship.

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

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