Great partnerships create great opportunities for youth across Washington state. Junior Achievement of Washington is proud to introduce our new partners, YouthCare and Symetra, who will be collaborating to support and educate youth experiencing homelessness. YouthCare works to end youth homelessness and to ensure that young people are valued for who they are and areContinue reading New JA Partnership: YouthCare & Symetra
JA Take Stock in Your Future Spring Break Camp presented by Delta Air Lines was an opportunity for high school students to learn about the stock market and trading from finance industry professionals from Bank of America. They also gained access to a multi-week app simulation in which they applied their knowledge to the actualContinue reading Interview with JA Take Stock Student Winner
In honor of #FinancialLiteracyMonth, we’ve shared programs, free webinars, and articles to help promote financial literacy for all, and especially K-12 students. Our last activity is a group activity for friends and family!
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In honor of National Entrepeneurship Month, we interview John Oppenheimer, JA alum and Founder & CEO of Columbia Hospitality. Junior Achievement: What was your key driving force to becoming an entrepreneur? Why the hospitality industry? John Oppenheimer: I developed a passion for the hospitality industry very early in life. As the first skycap at theContinue reading Interview: John Oppenheimer, Founder & CEO of Columbia Hospitality
JA of Washington is proud and grateful for the strong relationships we have with our corporate and community partners. Their support and engagement make it possible to connect with students from various geographical regions, walks of life, and areas of interest. We have begun strengthening and creating new relationships with organizations that offer Apprenticeship programsContinue reading National Apprenticeship Week: Hermanson company Spotlight