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A Generation Deferred?
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Financial Literacy

Every generation faces its unique set of challenges and hurdles on the path to economic stability and personal fulfillment. From the Greatest Generation's resilience through the Great Depression and World War II to Millennials weathering the storm of 9/11 and the 2008 financial crisis, each cohort navigates its own economic landscape. Today, as Generation Z comes of age, they confront a world...

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Dream Jobs vs. Fulfilling Jobs
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Work Readiness

In the pursuit of career success and happiness, the concept of dream jobs often takes center stage for young individuals. Many of them hold on to the thought of landing their dream job, one that aligns seamlessly with their passions and interests. However, a closer look at the professional landscape reveals that dream jobs might not be as prevalent or feasible as commonly...

These two members of JAPBTC's Programs Team went to the 2024 3DE Summit in Atlanta

The 2024 3DE Summit gives JAPBTC a wealth of insight, ideas

 By Denise Sawyer

Community Involvement

In January, two members of JAPBTC's Programs Team went to the 2024 3DE Summit in Atlanta to learn of the latest innovations and get inspired. The three-day summit served as a dynamic platform for learning, inspiration, and the exchange of best practices among peers, providing a wealth of knowledge that has ignited a surge of innovative ideas poised to enhance the local 3DE by JA program at Lake...

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Help Young Entrepreneurs Shoot for Success
Blog from JA USA

 By Beth Beene

Entrepreneurship

Empowering the potential of young entrepreneurs is not just about individual success; it's about shaping a future where innovation is the norm, economies are resilient, and dreams are transformed into...

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Because of JA
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Community Involvement

Have you ever considered the transformative power a single educational experience can have on shaping the trajectory of a student's entire life? Canisha, a distinguished Junior Achievement alumna, serves as a powerful testament to the profound impact of our organization on young...

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The Power of Volunteerism
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Community Involvement

As we stand on the threshold of a new year, let us embrace the opportunity to make resolutions that transcend personal boundaries and contribute to a brighter future for all. With our commitment to empowering the next generation, we can provide a pathway for individuals to turn their aspirations into...

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Unwrapping the Gift Of Possibility
Blog from JA USA

 By Beth Beene

Community Involvement

The holiday season is the best time of year to see and experience the impact of embracing the spirit of giving. At Junior Achievement we believe one of the most precious gifts we can offer is the gift of...

The event is scheduled for Friday, April 19, 2024, at the picturesque Palm Beach Par 3 in Palm Beach.

Former NFL Player Pierre Garçon Returns as Honorary Chair for JA's 7th Annual Play4JA Golf Tournament

 By Denise Sawyer

Community Involvement

In an exciting announcement, Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast (JA) has revealed that former NFL player, Pierre Garçon, will once again take on the role of Honorary Chair for the highly anticipated 7th Annual Play4JA Golf Tournament. The event is scheduled for Friday, April 19, 2024, at the picturesque Palm Beach Par 3 in Palm...

As students engaged with various exhibitors, they gained insights into professions they may not have considered before.

JA Inspire gave middle schoolers one of the greatest gifts of all: career inspiration

 By Denise Sawyer

Work Readiness

Students at Howell L. Watkins Middle School unwrapped their excitement as they received an early holiday gift – the gift of inspiration! Students eagerly participated in the Glenn W. Bailey Foundation’s JA Inspire program presented by Wells Fargo, an interactive career exploration experience that opened their eyes to a world of...

The agenda included sessions on SPOT, the robot dog, insights into FPL drones and the diverse career opportunities within that field.

3DE students enjoyed field trips to Keiser University, FPL for insightful experiences

 By Denise Sawyer

Corporate Responsibility

Students from Lake Worth High School, within the 3DE program presented by JA, embarked on enriching field trips to expand their horizons and gain practical insights into potential career paths. These field trips not only allowed students from Lake Worth High School to apply classroom knowledge in real-world settings but also provided invaluable exposure to interesting...



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