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Junior Achievement

Boundless Futures through Education

Junior Achievement of Michigan Great Lakes is a nonprofit that inspires and prepares young people for success

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.


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

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Schools and Parents

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

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

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JA of Michigan Great Lakes Spotlight

View the details for JA Pitch Day

JA Pitch Day

  Where: Huizenga Family JA Free Enterprise Center
 When: Monday, April 17, 2023 9:00 AM

JA Pitch Day is a competition where qualified student teams who participated in a JA Company Program will pitch their business plans. Chosen judges will vote to pick the winner and students receive a prize.

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JA Pitch Day
View the details for JAMGL Titan Business Challenge

JAMGL Titan Business Challenge

  Where: Huizenga Family JA Free Enterprise Center
 When: Thursday, May 04, 2023 9:00 AM

The JA Titan Business Challenge is uniquely designed for high school students to unleash creativity, test leadership skills and demonstrate the competitive nature of the free enterprise system.

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JAMGL Titan Business Challenge
Read the JA Worldwide Nominated for the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize

JA Worldwide Nominated for the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize

We’re proud to announce that JA Worldwide has been nominated for the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize, the second such honor in two years. Junior Achievement USA is a member of JA Worldwide.

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Read the JAMGL Scholarships

JAMGL Scholarships

Junior Achievement’s K-12 programs provide the opportunity for participating students to apply for monetary and tuition credit scholarships. Seniors who have participated in a Junior Achievement program or have served as a JA volunteer in any year of their high school tenure are eligible to apply for the scholarship program; other eligibility requirements may need to be met for specific scholarships or tuition credits. Scholarships range between $250 and $2,000.

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