Inspire and prepare young people to succeed

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

JA of Mahoning Valley's volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students in our community to dream big and reach their potential.

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 Ohio 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 Mahoning Valley!

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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 Mahoning Valley!

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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 Ohio school!

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12192
Students Reached Locally
2018-2019
604
Classes Locally
2018-2019
584
Volunteers Locally
2018-2019
87
Schools Reached Locally
2018-2019

JA of Mahoning Valley Spotlight

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Junior Achievement: 100 Years | 100% Ready

Junior Achievement has provided volunteer-delivered mentorship in financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work-readiness to over 112 million students since we were founded in 1919. Click below to learn more about the obstacles that today's youth face when entering the workforce.

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View the details for JA College, Career and Trades Conference

JA College, Career and Trades Conference

  Where: Eastwood Mall Complex Old Sears Building
 When: Tuesday, 29 Oct 2019 7:00 AM

Join us for a chance to get to know 3500 students that are going to make up our future workforce. You can be among the 100 Colleges, Trades, & Business that participate in this event.

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View the details for JA Bowl-A-Thon

JA Bowl-A-Thon

  Where: Echo Lanes Warren
 When: Saturday, 22 Feb 2020 2:00 PM

Whether you roll gutters or strikes, Junior Achievement wants you to experience the excitement of our Bowl-a-Thon. Here’s your chance to have fun with friends and co-workers, and raise funds for one of our community’s most respected youth organizations. Your job is to raise money in advance of the event and our job is to show you a great time at the event. Each team has a Team Captain and five total team members.

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View the details for Designer Bag Bingo

Designer Bag Bingo

  Where: Metroplex Expo Center
 When: Friday, 06 Dec 2019 5:30 PM

Tickets starting at $40 with a table of 8 for $300

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

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