Inspire and prepare young people to succeed

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

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of El Paso provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of an business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.

Volunteers

In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

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Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

Schools and Parents, begin here

Partners

Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

Partners, begin here

JA of El Paso Spotlight

An alumni volunteer with 2 students

Calling all JA Alumni!

Did JA make a difference in your life? Is there a story you want to share about how a JA mentor helped positively influence your life or career? Do you want to re-connect with JA and others who had "the JA experience?"

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View the details for JA Inspire Virtual - A Career Exploration Fair 2021-2022

JA Inspire Virtual - A Career Exploration Fair 2021-2022

  Where: Virtual Platform
 When: Monday, October 25, 2021 12:00 AM

Junior Achievement of El Paso's signature work readiness program JA Inspire Virtual. This program is a coalition of educators and industry leaders, led by JA of the Desert Southwest working to provide 6th - 9th students with meaningful experiences as they begin considering their future careers - especially the high-wage/high-demand careers here in the desert southwest.

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View the details for Junior Achievement 401K Virtual Fun Race for Financially Fit Kids presented by Marathon

Junior Achievement 401K Virtual Fun Race for Financially Fit Kids presented by Marathon

  Where: Virtual
 When: Thursday, May 20, 2021 12:00 AM

We are pleased to present to you our upcoming Spring 2021 Junior Achievement 401K Virtual Fun Race for Financially Fit Kids presented by Marathon. We have transitioned to this event in lieu of our annual spring bowl-a-thon and we will do so until we can safely meet again. This event will take place from May 20th - June 23rd, 2021.

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View the details for 2021 Junior Achievement of El Paso Business Hall of Fame presented by WestStar

2021 Junior Achievement of El Paso Business Hall of Fame presented by WestStar

  Where: Grace Gardens Event Center
 When: Thursday, October 28, 2021 6:00 PM

Junior Achievement of El Paso's Business Hall of Fame presented by WestStar is one of the city’s most prestigious celebrations of visionary business leadership. Locally since 1995, Junior Achievement of El Paso (JA) has hosted this event to recognize business and education leaders who, through their entrepreneurial and civic activities, have made enduring contributions to El Paso.

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8779
Students Reached Locally
2020-2021
389
Classes Locally
2020-2021
245
Volunteers Locally
2020-2021
23
Schools Reached Locally
2020-2021
39510
Contact Hours Locally
2020-2021

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