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Huge congrats to all students for their hard work and dedication, and a special shoutout to our valedictorian, Manuel Juan Jose.

Junior Achievement Celebrates Graduation Stole Ceremony for Seniors at Lake Worth Community High School (COPY_1714519511078)

 By Denise Sawyer

Financial Literacy

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast hosted a heartwarming graduation stole ceremony for seniors at Lake Worth Community High School on Monday, April 29. This ceremony marked a significant milestone for the students who participated in the 3DE by JA Program, a transformative initiative aimed at empowering young minds for future...

Huge congrats to all students for their hard work and dedication, and a special shoutout to our valedictorian, Manuel Juan Jose.

Junior Achievement Celebrates Graduation Stole Ceremony for Seniors at Lake Worth Community High School

 By Denise Sawyer

Financial Literacy

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast hosted a heartwarming graduation stole ceremony for seniors at Lake Worth Community High School on Monday, April 29. This ceremony marked a significant milestone for the students who participated in the 3DE by JA Program, a transformative initiative aimed at empowering young minds for future...

On Day 1, participants embarked on a journey with boatbuilders at Albury Brothers Boats in Riviera Beach, delving into the intricacies of vessel construction.

JA Earth Week Career Speaker Series Event Takes Students on Virtual Voyage Through Marine Industry, Conservation

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Work Readiness

Junior Achievement's Earth Week event took students on a virtual voyage through the marine industry, offering an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at various facets of marine craftsmanship and conservation. Presented by Palm Beach International Boat Show Gives Back, and supported by Waste Management and Keep Palm Beach Beautiful, the week-long event, from Monday, April 22nd to Friday, April 26th,...

A young woman looking into the future.

Unlocking Opportunities: Preparing Teens for an AI Future
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Work Readiness

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has swiftly become a driving force reshaping our world. From enhancing educational experiences to revolutionizing industries, its impact is profound and far-reaching. Yet, amidst the promises of innovation, questions arise, particularly among young people, about the future of work and the career paths that will remain resilient in an increasingly AI-driven...

A young man typing on a laptop.

From Literacy to Action: Empowering Teens for Financial Wellness
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Financial Literacy

In today's dynamic economic landscape, financial literacy is more than just understanding concepts—it's about taking action. Junior Achievement champions this philosophy with the theme "From Literacy to Action." Our mission is clear: to equip individuals, especially young people, with the tools and confidence needed to navigate personal finances...

Fi volunteering and smiling.

Because of JA...The Impact of Junior Achievement on Fi’s Life
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Community Involvement

In a world where the impact of every action matters, volunteering stands out as a powerful means of making a difference. At the heart of JA lies the belief that every individual has the potential to shape the future, regardless of their background or circumstances. Through initiatives like "Because of JA," volunteers contribute to meaningful change, one classroom at a...

Board Member Kathy Burstein, Board Chair Trey Fogg, Board Member Melissa Nash, President Claudia Kirk Barto, Board Member Rob Anderson, Commissioner Barnett, Board Member Tom Pinckney and Board Member Dr. Mary Ann DuPont

Palm Beach County Honors Junior Achievement with Proclamation, Declaring April "Financial Literacy" Month

 By Denise Sawyer

Financial Literacy

In recognition of Junior Achievement’s commitment to fostering financial literacy and economic empowerment among local students, Palm Beach County Commissioners have declared April as "Financial Literacy Month" in the county. The proclamation acknowledges the critical role that of Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast plays in bridging the gap between classroom learning and...

Through the five-week program, a group of nursing students from Keiser University led the JA curriculum, guiding elementary students through lessons.

JA College Champions program connects nursing students with elementary children for financial education initiative

 By Denise Sawyer

Financial Literacy

College students from Keiser University were given the unique opportunity to serve as educators for local elementary students through an innovative program called JA College Champions. Developed by Junior Achievement (JA), the program pairs college students with elementary students to impart crucial lessons on financial literacy, work readiness, and...

Young girl studying science.

Stemming the STEM Decline
Blog from JA USA

 By Kelsey Matzinger

Work Readiness

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) careers have long been hailed as the anchor of innovation and economic progress. However, despite the critical role they play in shaping the future, there's a concerning trend in the declining interest among students, particularly in non-medical STEM...

Kate Martin, a powerhouse entrepreneur renowned for her talents in both photography and entertainment

Junior Achievement launches JA Women Crushing Wednesdays to honor Women's History Month

 By Denise Sawyer

Entrepreneurship

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast kicked off March with a powerful initiative aimed at celebrating Women's History Month. Aptly named JA Women Crushing Wednesdays, this innovative program was designed to honor and highlight the achievements of women entrepreneurs, inspiring the next generation to dream big and pursue their...



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