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Junior Achievement

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 Michigan Great Lakes 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 a business looking to help us expand the reach of 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 Michigan Great Lakes Spotlight

Junior Achievement Launches New Logo and Brand

Junior Achievement announced the launch of its updated logo and branding. It’s the first change to the Junior Achievement logo since 1986. The update reflects the organization’s evolution from a supplemental youth development program in the 1980s to a fully integrated K-12 education partner today.

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A volunteer teaching students in a classroom

Traditional In-Classroom

  Where: In a school classroom in our community
 Time Investment: Typically one hour, for five days

As a JA Traditional Volunteer, you'll be paired with a teacher in a classroom. This delivery method is an effective and popular way to show students a connection between the skills they are learning in the classroom and how they can get a more fulfilling career and life.

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Traditional In-Classroom
View the details for JA West Michigan Business Hall of Fame

JA West Michigan Business Hall of Fame

  Where: Frederik Meijer Gardens
 When: Monday, October 24, 2022 6:15 PM

Every year, Junior Achievement chooses and inducts laureates into the JA West Michigan Business Hall of Fame, honoring them for their leadership and success in business and community involvement.

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JA West Michigan Business Hall of Fame
Read the JA National Student Leadership Summit 2022

JA National Student Leadership Summit 2022

In June of 2022, 15 of Junior Achievement’s top student companies came to the Nation’s Capital to compete in the 2022 Junior Achievement National Student Summit.

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Students Reached Nationally
2019-2020
208373
Classes Nationally
2019-2020
247350
Volunteers Nationally
2019-2020
21503
Schools Reached Nationally
2019-2020

Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes.

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