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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF THE EASTERN SHORE RECEIVES $20,000 GRANT FROM ARBY'S FOUNDATION

 By Ricky Pollitt

Community Involvement

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore has received a $20,000 grant from the Arby’s Foundation as part of their Make a Difference Campaign local grants program. The grant funds will help bring JA programs to thousands of students throughout Maryland and Virginia’s eastern...

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore raised $46,375 in its mission to bring financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness education to local students throughout the area.

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore Raises Over $46,000 to Help Bring Financial Literacy, Entrepreneurship and Work Readiness Education to Local Students

 By Richard Pollitt

Community Involvement

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore raised $46,375 in its mission to bring financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness education to local students throughout the area. Donations came from JA’s Giving Tuesday and End of Year...

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore Joins the Global Giving Tuesday Movement

 By Richard Pollitt

Community Involvement

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore will participate in Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity...

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10 Million Reasons for Work and Career Readiness Education
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 By Jack E. Kosakowski, President & CEO of Junior Achievement USA

Corporate Responsibility

Recently, and for the first time, the number of job openings in the United States exceeded 10 million, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary (JOLTS) Report. At the same time, there are more than 7 million who are eligible to work but who are...

Inflation, Scarcity, and Teachable Moments
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 By Jack E. Kosakowski, President & CEO of Junior Achievement USA

Financial Literacy

Most Americans under the age of 40 are experiencing something they haven’t before; inflation. With the exception of a brief period at the beginning of the Great Recession in 2008, inflation has been restrained for nearly four decades. That means prices rising at a pronounced rate in a short amount of time is a new experience for many Millennials and members of Generation...

Why Work Needs Meaning
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 By Jack E. Kosakowski

Corporate Responsibility

Much has been made in recent months about “The Great Resignation,” the tendency of young workers, primarily Millennials and Generation Z, to quit their jobs to pursue higher-paying, higher growth...

The Payoff Behind Time Management
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 By Hannah Henry

Work Readiness

From the start of life, we learn how to prioritize daily events. From waking up to dinner time to bedtime, we become accustomed to routines. Time management, or what some may say “personal management,” follows the same guidelines, only we adjust our day to fit the non-routine elements better. While this soft skill benefits children of all ages in their learning, it has the long-term impact of...

Qualities and Skills that Transfer to Entrepreneurial Success
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 By Hannah Henry

Entrepreneurship

Every parent wants their child to succeed. To find their "niche" where their personality and skills will pay off in the long run. Fortunately, there is a professional space that is full of possibility and innovation for...

Six people standing holding a check for $1.25 Million

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore announces historic partnership with Perdue and Henson Foundations

 By Lisa Thornton

Community Involvement

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore announced today matching $1.25 million donations from The Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation and The Richard A. Henson Foundation that will help create the Perdue Henson Junior Achievement Center, ensuring the financial literacy of students for future generations. The historic partnership marks the first time the two charitable foundations are...

Job Vacancies' Reaching an All-Time High & What it Means for Teens
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 By Hannah Henry

Work Readiness

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the last business day of March 2021 brought a record high of 8.1 million job openings in the United States. Among those hiring, industries including accommodation and food services, state and local government education, arts, entertainment, and recreation experiences experienced the most significant workers'...



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