Everything JA Does is done to better equip students for business of life!

Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan does this through JA’s three pillars:

  Entrepreneurship

  Financial Literacy

  Workforce Readiness

Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan has been serving K-12 students in this region since 1949, nearly 70 years!  Each year JASEM proudly serves over 50,000 students from throughout the region – more than 50% of them from the city of Detroit. 

Over 20 different programs…come explore how you can get engaged with Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan!

Thank you for considering a gift that will give our kids and our region a brighter future. The JA staff is more than happy to answer questions to help you learn more – or even sign up to volunteer.


Imagine a generation of students armed with the confidence and understanding to take control of their futures and equipped to achieve their dreams.

The economy is evolving at a rapid pace. It is time to redesign the student experience to prepare today’s youth for tomorrow’s economy. In partnership with the education and business communities, Junior Achievement is transforming the student experience by bringing relevance, authenticity and application into everyday learning to energize students around academics and their future possibilities. Together, we will empower the next generation with the knowledge, capacity and motivation to thrive; to build a better future for themselves and their community.

 

JA Heightens the Academic Experience

RELEVANT

BRINGS RELEVANCE TO ACADEMICS

JA connects education to real-world concepts to heighten students' appreciation for academics and long-term aspirations.

AUTHENTIC

DELIVERS AUTHENTIC LEARNING EXPERIENCES

JA infuses business connectivity into all aspects of learning to deepen students' understanding and sustain engagement.

EXPERIENTIAL

CREATES AN IMMERSIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

JA delivers opportunities to apply academic concepts to enhance students' retention of knowledge and develop skills for success.

 
 Ready to take the next step? Participate and make a lasting difference.   Find Out How →

Ready to take the next step? Participate and make a lasting difference.

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 Curious about our work? Find out about our organization, mission, and the results.   Learn More →

Curious about our work? Find out about our organization, mission, and the results.

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Want to be part of the future? You can become a contributor.

Discover Our Partners →