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Junior Achievement

JA of Central Illinois

Junior Achievement of Central Illinois is a nonprofit that inspires and prepares young people for success

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Central Illinois provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of a business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.

Volunteers

In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

Volunteers, begin here

Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

Schools and Parents, begin here

Partners

Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

Partners, begin here

Junior Achievement of Central Illinois Spotlight

An alumni volunteer with 2 students

Calling all JA Alumni!

Did JA make a difference in your life? Is there a story you want to share about how a JA mentor helped positively influence your life or career? Do you want to re-connect with JA and others who had "the JA experience?"

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View the details for Central Illinois Business Hall of Fame 2022

Central Illinois Business Hall of Fame 2022

  Where: Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette
 When: Thursday, March 03, 2022 4:30 PM

Laureate induction into the Central Illinois Business Hall of Fame is a lifetime achievement award for individuals who have consistently demonstrated these qualities throughout their professional lives: Business Excellence, Visionary, Innovative Leadership, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Longstanding, Contemporary Accomplishments, Community, Involvement and High Moral and Ethical Principles.

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Central Illinois Business Hall of Fame 2022
View the details for JA of Central Illinois Trivia Bowl 2022

JA of Central Illinois Trivia Bowl 2022

  Where: The Warehouse on State
 When: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 6:30 PM

JA is helping students answer the big questions to help prepare for a successful future. All funds raised directly support programs that empower K-12 students in central Illinois with the tools and knowledge to be work and career ready, financially literate, and to think like an entrepreneur.

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JA of Central Illinois Trivia Bowl 2022
3036125
Students Reached Nationally
2019-2020
127817
Classes Nationally
2019-2020
151906
Volunteers Nationally
2019-2020
16561
Schools Reached Nationally
2019-2020

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