Skip Navigation

JA Is Really Newsworthy!

Give them the power to pursue their dreams

Our Blog

Headshot of Gabby Black, a white woman in her mid-20's with brown curly hair

Meet Gabby Blacka – Entrepreneurship Advocate and JA’s New Learning Experience Manager

 By Beck Ducharme

Community Involvement

Gabby Blacka joins JA as the new learning experience...

A graphic with students and a volunteer crafting a business plan.

Crafting a Comprehensive Business Plan
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Entrepreneurship

In the dynamic landscape of entrepreneurship, a well-thought-out business plan serves as the cornerstone for success. Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or a budding business enthusiast, the importance of a meticulously crafted business plan cannot be...

Christmas present and decor with a blue background.

Navigating a "Blue Christmas"
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Financial Literacy

It's that time of year again, where the holiday season is upon us. However, for many teenagers, it seems that a "Blue Christmas" might be in store. According to our recent survey conducted by the research firm Big Village, over half of teens report that rising prices have had a significant impact on the number and types of gifts they've received during the holidays in recent...

Headshot of Dr. Emily Levine, a thin, white woman with short, dark curly hair

JA’s Commitment to Celebrating Educators with Dr. Emily Levine, JA’s 2022 Teacher of the Year

 By Beck Ducharme

Community Involvement

We sat down with Dr. Emily Levine, third grade teacher at Gateway School District and JA’s 2022 Teacher of the Year, and asked her about winning the My Favorite Teacher contest, the prize and the benefits that JA provides to educators across the...

An image that says JA Launch Lesson.

Take Off with Junior Achievement and JA Launch Lesson
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Entrepreneurship

Junior Achievement and our learning experience JA Launch Lesson play a pivotal role in shaping the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. We provide the education, mentorship, and real-world experience needed to thrive in the ever-evolving business...

A young boy holding a piggy bank.

Empowering the Future: Junior Achievement and Financial Planning
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Financial Literacy

Financial literacy is a vital skill that everyone should acquire, but it's often overlooked in traditional education. JA recognizes this gap and steps in to provide students with hands-on learning experiences. These experiences range from budgeting, saving, and investing to understanding credit and debt, enabling young people to develop a strong foundation in personal...

A happy JA female volunteer smiling at students.

Empowering Tomorrow’s Female Business Leaders
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Entrepreneurship

Junior Achievement serves as a beacon of hope for aspiring women entrepreneurs, providing them with the knowledge, skills, and inspiration to succeed in the world of business. By fostering a culture of entrepreneurship, encouraging risk-taking, and exposing young women to female role models, JA empowers the next generation of female business leaders. The impact of JA on women entrepreneurs is...

Quinn Komar wearing a blue dress and standing in front of a greenery backdrop at the 2023 18 Under Eighteen event

Student Spotlight: Quinn Komar’s 18 Under Eighteen Experience

 By Beck Harhai

Community Involvement

Quinn Komar discusses her experiences as and the benefits of being an 18 Under Eighteen...

A JA student smiling at a volunteer

Empowering Middle Schoolers: Junior Achievement and the Solution to Financial Literacy
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Financial Literacy

Financial literacy is a crucial skill that middle schoolers need to navigate the complexities of the modern world. Junior Achievement serves as an effective solution by providing tailored financial education programs that empower young individuals. Through our programs, volunteer mentors, hands-on learning experiences, and career exploration initiatives, we equip middle schoolers with the...

A female college student studying in a library.

Building a Bright Future
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Financial Literacy

The pursuit of higher education has long been heralded as a gateway to a brighter future, providing individuals with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities needed to achieve their dreams. However, the rising costs of college education have made it increasingly challenging for families and students to access this particular path to...



Page 2 of 16 (155 results)

<< 1 2 3 4 5 6 >>

Press Releases

Our Press Releases JA USA® Press Releases


Thought Leadership Content

JA USA® Thought Leadership Content


 

Facebook

Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania, Inc..

Donate Volunteer Request A Program

Any questions? Contact us!



We use cookies to provide you a personalized experience. How we do this is by analyzing user behavior on our site and sharing data with our advertising and analytics partners. You consent to our cookie policy if you continue to use this website.

I understand