Tomorrows are more important than ever

Junior Achievement helps prepare today’s students for a bright future

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Junior Achievement of Northern California 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 organization looking to help us move 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

Tomorrows Are Important

JA'S SWIFT PIVOT TO ONLINE PROGRAMMING IS MEETING THE NEEDS OF STUDENTS

Right now in our history, today is uncertain.

But tomorrow represents hope and promise. COVID-19 has quickly and profoundly changed our daily lives. Schools have now closed for face-to-face learning through the end of the school year. As unsettling as this time has been to us as adults, consider the impact this is having on millions of young people who are at home.

Junior Achievement of Northern California staff have come together to provide resources for parents, teachers and students. We are doing this so our kids can spend more time planning for and dreaming about tomorrow, and less time worrying about today. We are committed to doing this until we can all be certain again.

Watch NorCal's JA Career Speaker Series

This career speaker series highlights local business employees who describe their job duties, share knowledge about their jobs, and explain how they got there. It's a fascinating look inside many local businesses and the variety available within them.

JA Career Speaker Series

Traditional JA Programming Now Online

If you are looking for our traditional JA curriculum, these facilitator guides, student materials and ancillary resources are now available online. Visit our resources for elementary, middle, and high school students.

Traditional JA Curriculum

Become a JA Tomorrows Fund Sponsor

We are delivering content in new ways so our students can spend more time planning for and dreaming about tomorrow, and less time worrying about today. Consider becoming a sponsor during this crucial time in our history today.

Tomorrows Fund Sponsor

JA Worldwide's Statement on Racial Equality

For over 100 years, JA has been preparing young people for employment and entrepreneurship, equipping youth with the skillset and mindset they need to succeed. Operating in over 115 countries on six continents, the JA network is locally operated, making JA the very definition of diverse.

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JA of Northern California Spotlight

An alumni volunteer with 2 students

Calling all JA Alumni!

Did JA make a difference in your life? Is there a story you want to share about how a JA mentor helped positively influence your life or career? Do you want to re-connect with JA and others who had "the JA experience?"

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Volunteer with kids

Volunteer Opportunities

Learn about the classes and schools available for volunteer opportunities in our area!

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Girl Student Utilizing JA Remote Resources

JA REMOTE RESOURCES!

Teaching Remote? Access resources for volunteers and teachers here!

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Picture from the JA Nor Cal Bowl-a-Thon

Play 4 JA

  Where: Anywhere including virtual

Virtual Bowl-a-thon is on it's way so you can have fun while practicing Social Distancing!

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90077
Students Reached Locally
2018-2019
2871
Classes Locally
2018-2019
3300
Volunteers Locally
2018-2019
400
Schools Reached Locally
2018-2019

Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of Northern California.

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