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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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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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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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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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Thursday, August 21st, 2014 @ 6:28PM

The Kick Off

Last Saturday, over 150 of us gathered to kick off our 80th year and celebrate the Junior State. In the morning, alumni from across the ages, including many from the 1940s and 50s, journeyed to Montezuma to meet young JSA leaders. That evening, we gathered at the Hotel Sofitel to…

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