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Junior Achievement USA Presents The Arena, new webseries

  The Arena is a periodic web series where celebrity coaches will listen to business pitches from teen entrepreneurs and then provide constructive feedback and guidance. Junior Achievement is doing this series in partnership with the Brian Hamilton Foundation....

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JAGFC 2019-2020 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our students who have been awarded scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year! Karen Colangelo Scholarship – Awarded to Alexia Boccuzzi who will be attending University of Pennsylvania this fall. She was also the student speaker at our Hall of Fame...

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Double Your Donation with Employee Matching Gifts!

Are you aware that more than 18 million employees work for companies with matching gift programs? Did you know that your donation to Junior Achievement of Greater Fairfield County could be doubled through a matching gift from your employer? Thousands of companies...

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Junior Achievement is Adapting for the Future!

Here is a message from JAGFC Board Chair, Mike Steinharter:  I have been involved with Junior Achievement - in New York and in Connecticut - for almost 20 years, and have long appreciated its mission: “Junior Achievement (JA) empowers young people to own their...

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Ipsos and JA Alumni Survey

A May 2020 report released from Ipsos, one of the world’s leading market research firms, shows that Junior Achievement is making a difference. After interviewing approximately 1,000 JA alumni, results showed that over half of JA alumni have become entrepreneurs...

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Spring 2020 Sponsor Thank You

Many thanks to our partners who promote financial literacy by supporting JA’s digital resources. JAGFC is pivoting to provide creative and unique delivery systems to reach our students, with free online resources available for educators, caregivers, and students....

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