Archive for Alumni News

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 @ 11:04PM

Uniting Nationwide

West Sacramento Mayor and JSA alumnus Chris Cabaldon (LACES HS ’83) has been a long-time advocate for education and community empowerment. Recently appointed to the National Advisory Board of America’s College Promise, he’ll be uniting mayors across the county to expand access to college education and better prepare the country’s workforce against unemployment. From a press release…

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Thursday, May 28th, 2015 @ 6:17PM

A Philanthropic Milestone in LA

The Junior State of America holds numerous events for alumni and supporters in LA, including its first-ever fundraising event in 2006. Now an annual event, the LA spring fundraiser attracts new supporters every year, and this spring was no exception. In addition to supporting general funds for JSA, the event…

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Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 @ 9:00AM

A Summer to Remember

JSA alumnus John Guevara (Georgetown ’90) was so impacted by the summer he spent in our program at Georgetown that he’s still singing its praises two and a half decades later. Now a candidate for Sully District Supervisor in Fairfax, VA, he spoke with us about what his JSA summer…

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Thursday, April 16th, 2015 @ 9:30AM

It’s a Shareable Life

Perspectives on the shared economy from a JSA alum that is one of its architects Below is an opinion piece from a distinguished JSA alum and does not necessarily represent the views of JSA as a whole. Please read and contribute to the discussion if you feel the urge, and…

Monday, March 30th, 2015 @ 10:45AM

Welcoming Lanhee Chen

Lanhee Chen (Rowland High ’95) is not only a distinguished member of JSA’s Alumni community but is the newest addition to our Board of Trustees. He is the David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution and a lecturer in the Public Policy Program and Law School at…

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Saturday, February 14th, 2015 @ 12:15PM

Love and JSA

We’ve always known that JSA has the capacity to change lives, but sometimes it’s in a different way than you’d think. Take the example of the Germain family, who are now on their third generation of JSA involvement. Their story is the perfect JSA twist on Valentine’s Day.     …

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