|Empowering Young People to Own Their Economic Success
Junior Achievement (JA) is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating young people about business, economics and free enterprise. Through a dedicated volunteer network, JA offers in-school and after-school programs for students in grades K-12. JA programs focus on seven key content areas: business, citizenship, economics, entrepreneurship, ethics/character, financial literacy, and career development. Junior Achievement programs reach over 4 million students per year, in 124 markets in urban, rural and suburban areas in all 50 states across the U.S. - a total of 115 million students since the organization began in 1919.