Archive for Youth

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 @ 10:24AM

Who Runs JSA? Our Students Do

Since 2006, the number of donors to our nonprofit programs has grown from just under 100 individuals to our lively and engaged network of over 1,200 today. Our donors and alumni make our programs possible. From providing disenfranchised communities with access to civic engagement programs to supporting scholarships that provide…

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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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Friday, June 19th, 2015 @ 9:40AM

Hero Spotlight: Herbie Walker

Herbie Walker, Dean of Students at Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy, found JSA in 2012 when seeking summer programs to introduce students to college campuses. Three years later, Herbie exemplifies the passion and dedication of our best Teacher-Advisors (TAs).

In this profile excerpted from JSA’s 2014 Annual Report, we speak with Herbie about his students and experience with Junior State.

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Friday, June 5th, 2015 @ 5:48PM

2015 Garner Scholarship Recipient Announced

The Junior Statesmen Foundation is pleased to announce Juan Hernandez of Ventura, California as the 2015 recipient of the Gerald Garner Memorial Scholarship. Hernandez is a dedicated participant in the Junior State of America’s school-year programs, serving on the executive cabinet for JSA Southern California as the Director of Expansion….

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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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Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 @ 11:30AM

Territorial Students Take Washington By Storm

For 24 years, the Junior State of America has partnered with the Office of Insular Affairs at the US Department of the Interior to serve students from the US Territories and Freely Associated States. During a trip this February to participate in the Annual JSA Winter Congress Legislative Simulation, JSA…

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