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Junior Achievement of New York’s volunteer-driven, K-12 programs enable students to own their economic success by developing the skills they need to compete in today’s global economy.

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Our corporate and community volunteers are the backbone of our organization. Find out what you can do to raise the achievement of NYC, Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley students.



From Bowl-A-Thons to golf tournaments, JA New York offers several fun and engaging ways to support our programs.



JA New York is a 501(c)(3) publicly funded organization. We rely on the giving of others to support our programs.

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I really appreciate that you came to our school to teach us how to be successful in life.
— Afiat, Student

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We are proud to announce the winner of the 2017 Business Plan Competition Wildcard is Leadership and Public Service High School. Congratulations to all three teams who did an incredible job throughout the spring conceiving, developing, and presenting their original business ideas to some of New York City’s top business executives.

This year’s Wildcard was designed to help Junior Achievement of New York give an additional deserving team another shot at the top prize. The ultimate winner of the competition will be chosen by a panel of successful entrepreneurs and other experts from the business world during the Final round of competition next week. Thank you to everyone who voted and helped spread the word about this exciting competition! #JANewYorkBPC

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From Our Blog

Heroes of New York – Bill McNamara

Bill McNamara wasn’t always a high-powered businessman with a knack for mentorship. As a former NY ...

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Golf Classic at Westchester Country Club

Join us on Monday, June 19 at Westchester Country Club. Click here for more information.

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