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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.

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?"

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 JA Stock Market Challenge presented by Marathon

JA Stock Market Challenge presented by Marathon

  Where: Tomas Rivera Conference Center, UTEP
 When: Monday, May 06, 2024 7:30 AM

Junior Achievement of El Paso is brining the JA Stock Market Challenge™ presented by Marathon to our local youth and we need companies like yours to partner with us! Your support will empower local high school students by introducing them to essential concepts about the stock market, the influence of current events, and the art of investment. Join us in our mission to promote financial education and prepare our students for a brighter future.

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JA Stock Market Challenge presented by Marathon
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