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Students Get a Dose of the Real World Thanks to Junior Achievement & PwC on Tax Day- April 15

National City Mayor Ron Morrison will offer a special recognition to JA volunteers as part of Volunteer Appreciation Month in April.

Students at El Toyon Elementary school in National City will learn the importance of getting a job and paying taxes on Friday, April 15. The event is a part of Junior Achievement’s JA Day program that will put PwC volunteers in the classroom to teach financial literacy lessons to over 485 students in K-6th grades. National City Mayor Ron Morrison will offer a special recognition to JA volunteers as part of Volunteer Appreciation Month in April. Media is invited to interview students, PwC volunteers, teachers and the National City Mayor during a press conference Friday, April 15 from 8.30 A.M. – 10.00 A.M. Read More

APRIL 13, 2016

Junior Achievement of San Diego to Host Two Summer Camp Programs to Ignite Entrepreneurial Spirit in Teens

Summer Camp registration begins NOW for middle and high school students at jasandiego.org

Junior Achievement of San Diego County is hosting two amazing summer camp programs in July to ignite entrepreneurial spirit in teens. Don’t miss a chance to register your child for an unforgettable week at McGrath Family JA BizTown Summer Camp or Mission Fed JA Finance Park Summer Camp. Read More

APRIL 4, 2016

Intuit Volunteers Bring a Dose of the “Real World” to Fifth- Graders as a part of The McGrath Family JA BizTown Experience

Employees from Intuit Inc., the international leader in the finance software industry, took a break from their day jobs, to impact the lives of 60 fifth grade students by volunteering at the McGrath Family JA BizTown this week. The accounting professionals helped students from Saint Therese and St. Martin of Tours Academy discover how the “real world” works and tackle some of the challenges of running a profitable business and managing personal finances. Read More

FEBRUARY 24, 2016

Love Is ....JA!

Happy Valentine's Day

As we rush to find that perfect card, orders flowers, or make sure our children have enough Valentine’s to take to school, we somehow forget that sometimes what means the most to others is sharing our TIME. At JA, your time can mean changing a students’life. On this Valentine’s Day we invite you to learn more about what "Love Is" to the 55,000 K-12th grade children we will impact. Read More

FEBRUARY 14, 2016

President Obama Welcomes San Diego Entrepreneur to the White House

The President welcomed student winners from - the JA Company of the Year -including CCA Today's CEO Rachel Gormas. Rachel's team represent Canyon Crest Academy High in Carmel Valley. The teens created a school app to inform students of activities and events on school campus. Read More

DECEMBER 18, 2015