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2021 JA Dallas Student of The Year

2021 JA Student of The Year: Yakin Vargas

Rudy S. Walker

JA Dallas Board Member Highlight: Rudy S. Walker

Lauren Mora Speaking and Smiles

JA Dallas Alumni Story: Lauren Mora

Gabbe' Smith Headshot

JA Alumni Feature Story: Gabbe’ Smith


Class of 2020 Survey: Half of Graduating Seniors Change Plans for After High School Due to COVID-19

August 29, 2019. Photo by Ellen Jaskol.

The Junior Achievement Alumni Experience Report by Ipsos


New Research Shows Majority of Teens Feel Unprepared to Finance Their Futures

Lack of access to technology emerging as top concern; high schoolers remain concerned about rising higher education costs (Dallas, TX) – After two uncertain and often stressful years, high school students…

JA Worldwide Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The nomination deadline for the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize is today, and we have just learned that JA Worldwide has been nominated! This is an incredible honor for the entire…

10 Million Reasons for Work and Career Readiness Education

Recently, and for the first time, the number of job openings in the United States exceeded 10 million, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover…

Why Work Needs Meaning

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT: THE MEANING OF WORK Much has been made in recent months about “The Great Resignation,” the tendency of young workers, primarily Millennials and Generation Z, to quit their…

The Payoff Behind Time Management

How to Build a Necessary Life-skill Panic rushes over you. You’re late. The alarm didn’t go off, and now you’re scrambling to start your day. As you nearly drip toothpaste…

Qualities and Skills that Transfer to Entrepreneurial Success

Every parent wants their child to succeed. To find their “niche” where their personality and skills will pay off in the long run. Fortunately, there is a professional space that…