Archive for Economy

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…

Monday, January 18th, 2016 @ 10:40AM

A Day of Service

From registering voters to delivering food to the housebound for MLK Day, JSA students embody a commitment to statesmenship and service. This story features the initiative of our JSA students as they grapple with the problem of hunger in their beloved communities and begin to reflect on the systemic solutions…

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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, 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…

Friday, March 20th, 2015 @ 10:05AM

Alliance Wows with LA City Hall Conference

The Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools is the largest nonprofit charter network in Los Angeles, comprised of 26 free, public charter high schools and middle schools serving 11,000 low-income students. In this article, we explore the deepening relationship between the Junior State of America and the Alliance network, and the…

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Monday, June 30th, 2014 @ 10:56AM

Sneakerheads and Politicos

We’re always delighted to bring you stories of what current JSA student leaders are up to. This story from Chicagoland is one of hard work and generosity, and just one example of what true statesmanship looks like. JSA helps students become more thoughtful, confident and articulate, but this story brings…

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