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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JAGFC President Featured in Westfair Communications Online

JAGFC President Bernadine Venditto was recently interviewed for the ​Fairfield County Business Journal and Westfair Business Publications. She reflected on how JAGFC has adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic by pivoting to deliver programs in the digital space, with...

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JA Teen Entrepreneurship Virtual Event Recording

This past Wednesday, May 27th, Junior Achievement joined forces with entrepreneurs Brian Hamilton and Mark Cuban to present Why Entrepreneurship Now? A Virtual Event for America's Teens. Moderated by Fox News Anchor Harris Faulkner, aspiring teenage entrepreneurs from...

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CNBC and Junior Achievement Virtual Town Hall Recording

Watch JA and CNBC’s Virtual Town Hall, hosted by CNBC Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson. This one-hour discussion featured questions from teens across the country about the economic impacts of COVID-19, featuring panelists Sheila Blair (former FDIC...

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JAGFC President Featured on For the People

JAGFC President Bernadine Venditto was recently featured on an episode of the For the People podcast, where she spoke about how JA is serving our local community during this time. You can listen to the interview via Apple Podcasts or Audio Boom.

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