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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…

Friday, April 29th, 2016 @ 10:27PM

Graduating Seniors Profile

We’re pleased to usher in our new class of alumni. In the next couple of months, our graduating class of JSA seniors will be finishing up their finals and preparing themselves for their futures. In this feature, we interviewed several seniors to learn about what they hoped to do next….

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Thursday, February 11th, 2016 @ 7:54PM

Junior Statesmen Foundation Welcomes Four New Members to their Board of Directors

The Junior Statesmen Foundation is pleased to announce and welcome our new members to the board of directors, including three alumni and a JSA parent. Each have been highly involved in the organization in the past, and contribute insightful and strong thought partnership to our board. The Junior Statesmen Foundation…

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