In the course of the 12+ years I have been a volunteer, I have to wonder how many of them I have made an impact on… one? three? 50? I decided that it didn’t matter, as long as I helped to improve one child’s life all the time spent was well worth it. AT&T Volunteer
The difference I feel I am making through Junior Achievement is giving students some hope, inspiration, a listening ear and a caring adult they can talk with and share their thoughts. – JA Volunteer
Almost 9 out of 10 students (88%) who participated in JA Finance Park reported more confidence in managing their personal finances.
Entrepreneurship creates jobs and drives economic growth. Statistics show that JA students are more likely to become entrepreneurs.
Prepared for the Future
In recent high school program evaluations, more than eight out of 10 students reported that the JA experience made them better prepared for the future.