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Inspire and prepare young people to succeed

Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

Why Junior Achievement?

JA helps students realize that the education they are getting today will help them to have a bright future tomorrow. JA's unique, volunteer delivered programs, show them all of the possibilities that lay before them. They realize they can choose different paths; College? A specific trade? Start their own business? Through your participation as an organization or as an individual, these statistics below can begin to change in your community:

> 20% of U.S. students will not complete high school on time and earn a diploma.

> 49% of U.S. employers recognize that talent shortages impact their ability to serve clients and customers.

> 36% of Americans say that they have at some point in their lives felt their financial situation was out of control.

> 91% of millennials wish they had greater access to entrepreneurial education programs.
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Which Way to JA

Corporate Donor

Your corporation can support the growing need for youth development in Ashtubula by helping today's students with the critical skills and the character necessary to succeed in your 21st Century workplace.

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Individual Donor

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can make a donation directly to JA of Ashtubula!

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Corporate Volunteer

By volunteering for JA through your organization, you can be in the classroom during work hours and you can share your experience and inspire young people to pursue their dreams.

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Individual Volunteer

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can volunteer in your community directly with JA of Ashtubula!

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Educator

Quality volunteers from the community come into your classroom to deliver proven, hands-on programming that inspires students to understand the opportunities provided by education.

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Learn more about JA Programs

Not an Educator? Find out how you can get JA programs into your Ashtubula school!

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4777567
Students Reached Nationally
2016-2017
208373
Classes Nationally
2016-2017
247350
Volunteers Nationally
2016-2017
21503
Schools Reached Nationally
2016-2017

JA of Ashtabula Spotlight ALL EVENTS POSTPONED

JA Innovation Challenge Volunteers Needed

POSTPONED JA Innovation Challenge

  Where: Ashtabula County Schools
 Time Investment: Varies

POSTPONED: Due to the uncertainties of COVID19 impact on the school calendar. JA of Ashtabula County's primary concern is for the health and well being of the entire community.

JA Volunteers are needed for the JA Innovation Challenge at Conneaut Middle School on May 19, 2020 from 7 AM to 2 PM. JA Volunteers will be assisting student teams complete the JA Innovation Program as they learn about creating a pitch to an investor, marketing, public speaking and teamwork. Student teams will design a new Dairy Queen Blizzard Flavor and then create a pitch and marketing board and go through a series of pitch elimination rounds. The top nine teams will present to the owner of Dairy Queen and a panel of judges. The final three teams will then get to create their flavor at Dairy Queen and it will be sold during a DQ Conneaut Community Blizzard Day. The top selling Blizzard flavor will be deemed the winner and this flavor will be offered all summer. The student winners' names will be added to the DQ JA Innovation trophy.

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View the details for Event Postponed: The Golden Ticket Raffle

Event Postponed: The Golden Ticket Raffle

  Where: Junior Achievement of Ashtabula County
 When: Friday, 13 Mar 2020 9:45 AM

The Golden Ticket Raffle is Postponed: Due to economic uncertainties of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on area businesses, families and indviduals, JA Ashtabula County will be postponing the Golden Ticket Raffle. JA's primary concern is for the well-being and health of the entire community.

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View the details for POSTPONED: A Night at the Races at the beautiful Running Horse Farm in Geneva, OH

POSTPONED: A Night at the Races at the beautiful Running Horse Farm in Geneva, OH

  Where: Running Horse Farm
 When: Thursday, 14 May 2020 5:30 PM

Postponed: Due to economic uncertainties of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on area businesses, families and indviduals, JA Ashtabula County will be postponing the Golden Ticket Raffle. JA's primary concern is for the well-being and health of the entire community.

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