You are part of the world’s largest organization dedicated to helping young people plan for their future and make smart academic and economic choices. We are thrilled to reconnect with our alumni to celebrate the millions of lives that have been impacted by Junior Achievement programs.

Reconnect today by joining the JA Alumni Society here.

Join the Conversation, Spread the Word Support Chicago area students who depend on people like you to voice the importance of economic education programs in our schools.

Tell Your JA Story: Share your Junior Achievement story and photos! Share your Junior Achievement memories and stories about how the JA experience impacted your life or the life of someone you know.  Post on the Junior Achievement of Chicago Facebook page, spread the word on Twitter , or fill out a survey to share your story.

Get Involved Participate as a volunteer or attend one of our special events. 

Make a Donation Your support helps us keep up with the increasing demand for our programs in local schools.

I personally enjoy the opportunity to connect with the students and to give back to JA, given my own participation in the organization when I was a teenager.
- David Nelms, CEO and Chairman of Discover Financial Services and JA of Chicago area board member
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