Junior Achievement USA® Selects ALPFA® - LARGEST Latino MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATION - To Hold A Seat On its national Board of Directors
CEO, CHARLES P. GARCIA Accepts
ALPFA has joined forces with Junior Achievement USA (JA), the world's largest organization that inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy. This historic partnership will diversify JA's leadership and volunteers while offering ALPFA leaders broader opportunity to serve their local communities.
ALPFA and JA have partnered to work together on the shared goal of preparing America’s youth to be work-ready and providing them with a valuable means to explore career opportunities, entrepreneurship, and become financially literate through experiential, hands-on programs.
More about Junior Achievement USA® (JA):
Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and communities volunteers, and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Today, JA reaches more than 4.5 million students per year in 115 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.8 million students served by operations in 120 other countries worldwide. Junior Achievement USA is a member of JA Worldwide. Visit www.ja.org for more information.