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Junior Achievement

Boundless Futures through Education

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

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Alabama 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.


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

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Schools and Parents

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

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

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JA of Alabama Spotlight

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Volunteer Opportunities

Learn about the classes and schools available for volunteer opportunities in our area!

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Building Brighter Futures

The Junior Achievement McWane Economic Education Center will provide experiential learning of financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship to more than 20,000 students each year. This 30,000 square foot regional facility, located in downtown Birmingham, AL, will serve school systems within a one-hour drive.

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JA of Alabama Junior Board

About Junior Achievement of Alabama JA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating K-12 students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. JA's unique approach allows volunteers from the community to deliver our curriculum while they share their personal and professional experiences and skills with students Volunteers help students make the connection between what they are learning in school and what they will need to succeed in work and life. Junior Achievement classroom programs are a fun, easy way for professionals to get involved in the community and make an impact.

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View the details for 2024 Spirit of Free Enterprise Luncheon

2024 Spirit of Free Enterprise Luncheon

  Where: The Harbert Center
 When: Thursday, June 13, 2024 11:15 AM

The Spirit of Free Enterprise Luncheon highlights the great work Junior Achievement is able to accomplish every day in grades K-12 thanks to the Birmingham area businesses.

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2024 Spirit of Free Enterprise Luncheon
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