• Volunteer of the Year

    Business Analyst Melissa Fernandez’ dedication to giving back was recently recognized by Junior Achievement, when she was named the organization’s 2013 Volunteer of the Year.
    Melissa has been volunteering with JA since 1997, participating in many activities including teaching financial curriculum to children of all ages.
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    Cox Charities awards JA

    Cox Charities recently awarded $150,000 in grants to 35 local non-profit organizations that support Southern Nevada’s children, families and/or education, including programs focused on S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). JA was one of those organizations.
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    JA LAS VEGAS IN THE MEDIA

    Caesars Foundation donates $25,000 to Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada to help students in our community receive critical financial literacy training
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    The Workforce Skills Gap

    The workforce skills gap has a significant impact on our nation's productivity, economy, and global competitiveness. Junior Achievement is addressing it, by teaching students how to apply the knowledge they learn in the classroom to real-world problems and equipping them with the skills they need to be college- and career-ready.
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    JA Graduation Pathways

    As a complement to its focus on helping all students understand the importance of staying in school, Junior Achievement is helping to positively impact one of the biggest economic and social issues facing our country—the high school graduation rate. Read about JA’s comprehensive study to develop a model focused on increasing this important metric.
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    Free Enterprise Survey

    Junior Achievement USA and the National Chamber Foundation recently conducted the first-ever national survey of high school juniors’ views of entrepreneurship, free enterprise and capitalism. See what the next generation of entrepreneurs had to say. Read the results here.
  • Not a teacher? Not a problem.

    JA in TIME Magazine

    Public education needs all the help it can get. Here’s how to lend a hand.
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    JA in the News

    Watch news coverage of what Junior Achievement is all about and how we help students learn the importance of budget planning.
  • Financial Crises

    The Financial Crisis

    Origin and Impact have been commissioned by JA Worldwide to provide students and volunteers/educators with a better perspective of the evolution of the present crisis, its impact on the economy, and lessons learned.
  • About Our Passion

    Our Passion

    We are passionate about making sure every child in Southern Nevada receives the economic and financial education they deserve. Our goal is to eventually reach all 300,000 kids. With your help, we can make this a reality.
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