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Ashlyn Lower, Star Supply Company

JA Volunteer Spotlight: Ashlyn Lower, Star Supply Company

 By Jacqueline Lombardi

Community Involvement

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Alejandro Ortiz, Principal, DiLoreto Magnet School

JA Educator Spotlight: Alejandro Ortiz, Principal, DiLoreto Magnet School

 By Jacqueline Lombardi

Community Involvement

Junior Achievement recognizes some of our wonderful...

Junior Achievement At a Glance 2021

 By Jacqueline Lombardi

Community Involvement

Junior Achievement At a Glance...

Junior Achievement Neil Blinderman Memorial Fund

 By Jacqueline Lombardi

Community Involvement

Junior Achievement Neil Blinderman Memorial...

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10 Million Reasons for Work and Career Readiness Education
Blog from JA USA

 By Jack E. Kosakowski, President & CEO of Junior Achievement USA

Corporate Responsibility

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 Summary (JOLTS) Report. At the same time, there are more than 7 million who are eligible to work but who are...

Inflation, Scarcity, and Teachable Moments
Blog from JA USA

 By Jack E. Kosakowski, President & CEO of Junior Achievement USA

Financial Literacy

Most Americans under the age of 40 are experiencing something they haven’t before; inflation. With the exception of a brief period at the beginning of the Great Recession in 2008, inflation has been restrained for nearly four decades. That means prices rising at a pronounced rate in a short amount of time is a new experience for many Millennials and members of Generation...

Why Work Needs Meaning
Blog from JA USA

 By Jack E. Kosakowski

Corporate Responsibility

Much has been made in recent months about “The Great Resignation,” the tendency of young workers, primarily Millennials and Generation Z, to quit their jobs to pursue higher-paying, higher growth...

The Payoff Behind Time Management
Blog from JA USA

 By Hannah Henry

Work Readiness

From the start of life, we learn how to prioritize daily events. From waking up to dinner time to bedtime, we become accustomed to routines. Time management, or what some may say “personal management,” follows the same guidelines, only we adjust our day to fit the non-routine elements better. While this soft skill benefits children of all ages in their learning, it has the long-term impact of...

Exciting JA Board News

 By Jacqueline Lombardi

Community Involvement

Junior Achievement of Southwest New England is proud to appoint new Chairman of the Board Jay Buth, VP & Controller at Eversource Energy, to a two-year...

Qualities and Skills that Transfer to Entrepreneurial Success
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 By Hannah Henry

Entrepreneurship

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 is full of possibility and innovation for...



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