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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 an 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

JA Free Enterprise Center

The 35,000-square-foot Junior Achievement Free Enterprise Center at 4090 Lake Drive SE, Grand Rapids, will serve both as the regional staff headquarters and will house three experiential labs for students across West Michigan: Fox Family JA BizTown, Karl & Susan Hascall JA Finance Park, and the Haworth JA Entrepreneurship Incubator.

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View the details for JA Impact! Story of the Month

JA Impact! Story of the Month

  Where: Virtual
 When: TBD

Be a featured JA Impact! Story of the Month by submitting a short video talking about how JA has impacted your life.

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JA Impact! Story of the Month
Read the 10 Million Reasons for Work and Career Readiness Education

10 Million Reasons for Work and Career Readiness Education

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 unemployed.

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4777567
Students Reached Nationally
2019-2020
208373
Classes Nationally
2019-2020
247350
Volunteers Nationally
2019-2020
21503
Schools Reached Nationally
2019-2020

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