Inspire and prepare young people to succeed

Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Southwest New England provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of an organization looking to help us move our mission.

Volunteers

In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

Volunteers, begin here

Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

Schools and Parents, begin here

Partners

Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

Partners, begin here

JA of Southwest New England Spotlight

An alumni volunteer with 2 students

Calling all JA Alumni!

Did JA make a difference in your life? Is there a story you want to share about how a JA mentor helped positively influence your life or career? Do you want to re-connect with JA and others who had "the JA experience?"

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View the details for JA Responds

JA Responds

  Where: Virtual
 When: TBD

JA RESPONDS is a series of round table discussions aimed at engaging local voices in problem-solving and thought leadership. We will feature local parents, students, educators, business leaders, and community members who believe in the mission of Junior Achievement and are committed to creating a better future for young people in Connecticut and beyond.

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View the details for 2021 Virtual Play 4 JA

2021 Virtual Play 4 JA

  Where: Virtual
 When: Wednesday, March 31, 2021 4:00 PM

JA's Play 4 JA Events are a great way for companies and individuals to support students in their community with friendly fundraising and competition amoung colleagues, friends, and family. These offerings allow you to do some good while having fun.

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View the details for 2021 Virtual Business Hall of Fame

2021 Virtual Business Hall of Fame

  Where: Virtual
 When: Thursday, April 08, 2021 7:00 PM

JA honors Hall of Fame recipients for their leadership, success in business, and community involvement. Past recipients include entrepreneurs, CEOs, and presidents of both public and private companies, who have achieved extraordinary successes and continue to help shape Connecticut.

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4777567
Students Reached Nationally
2016-2017
208373
Classes Nationally
2016-2017
247350
Volunteers Nationally
2016-2017
21503
Schools Reached Nationally
2016-2017

Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of Southwest New England.

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