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Junior Achievement

Boundless Futures through Education

Junior Achievement of the Desert Southwest is a nonprofit that inspires and prepares young people for success

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of the Desert Southwest 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 a business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.


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.

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

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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?"

Learn about JA Alumni
View the details for JA Inspire Hybrid

JA Inspire Hybrid

  Where: Starlight Event Center
 When: Wednesday, November 01, 2023 7:30 AM

Junior Achievement of El Paso offers a leading work & career readiness program that stands out in the region. This program represents a collaboration between educators and industry leaders, spearheaded by JA of El Paso. Its primary goal is to offer 6th - 12th grade students valuable experiences that are instrumental in shaping their career aspirations. Particularly, the focus is on preparing students for high-wage and high-demand careers, with a special emphasis on opportunities available in the desert southwest region.

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JA Inspire Hybrid
View the details for 2023 Junior Achievement of El Paso Business Hall of Fame presented by WestStar

2023 Junior Achievement of El Paso Business Hall of Fame presented by WestStar

  Where: Paso del Norte Hotel
 When: Thursday, December 07, 2023 6:30 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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2023 Junior Achievement of El Paso Business Hall of Fame presented by WestStar
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