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Monday, April 17th, 2017 @ 7:38PM

Leading Through Turbulence: A Night Under the Endeavour

The Junior State of America (JSA) hosted a successful Night Under the Endeavour on Thursday, April 13 at the California Science Center. The annual fundraiser drew approximately 140 guests supportive of JSA and its mission of building the next generation of leaders for a democratic society. The event featured former…

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Thursday, March 16th, 2017 @ 10:05PM

Join Us For A Night Under The Endeavour

Turbulent times call for thoughtful responses and measured action. Join leading experts, passionate political actors, and the rising leaders of the Junior State of America under the Space Shuttle Endeavour for dinner, drinks, and a provocative conversation about the centrality of diplomacy in U.S. government and economic affairs. Learn more….

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Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 @ 2:56PM

Hero Highlight

Dan Schnur first saw something special in Junior State of America (JSA) when Alex Evans, former JSA Board President, bought him to one of SoCal JSA State’s conventions. “I saw the students’ enthusiasm and their desire to learn how to debate civically,” said Dan. It was that infectious enthusiasm that…

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 @ 2:51PM

Student Hero Spotlight

Lorenzo Tortorici, a senior at Kofa High School, is the Director of Fundraising for the Junior State Arizona (JSAZ). Under his leadership JSAZ raised over $5,000, which surpassed their initial goal of $4,000, for the 2016-2017 Arizona State Scholarship Fund. In addition to fundraising on behalf of his peers, he raised $2,500…

Monday, October 3rd, 2016 @ 10:47PM

The Donald vs. Hillary – Watch Them Duke It Out!

Watch The Donald duke it out with Hillary in their 3rd and final Presidential Debate on Wednesday, October 19th! The JSA Alumni Association is hosting Presidential Debate Watch Parties in 5 cities around the country and all JSA alumni and friends are invited. There is no charge. The debate watch…

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Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 @ 8:33PM

JSA Alums publish book “When Millennials Rule: The Reshaping of America”

The Junior State is excited to celebrate the release of When Millennials Rule: The Reshaping of America, an insightful new book about how young Americans are reimagining U.S. public policy. The book, written by JSA alumni David Cahn (NES ‘14) and Jack Cahn (NES ‘14), draws on the brothers’ experience…