Our Mission

Junior Achievement of New York’s mission is to inspireĀ and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.


Our Vision

Belief in the boundless potential of young people
Commitment to the principles of market-based economics and entrepreneurship
Passion for what we do and honesty, integrity and excellence in how we do it
Respect for the talants, creativity, perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals
Belief in the power of partnership and collaboration
Conviction in the educational and motivational impact of relevant, hands-on learning

I am so happy to have you in my class. I will always remember you as the best person in the world!

— Jasmin, Student