Since 1966, Junior Achievement (JA) of Coastal SC has empowered young people to own their economic success.
JA programs focus on key learning concepts of entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy, with the following overarching goals:
•To motivate and inspire students regarding the relevance and importance of school
•To enhance students’ knowledge around business, economics, and personal finance
•To improve work-readiness skills such as collaboration, communication and problem-solving
•To invigorate innovation, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit among our youth.
Junior Achievement of Coastal SC currently serves over 10,000 elementary, middle and high school students in Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, Hampton, Jasper, Colleton, Beaufort, Horry and Georgetown County schools with both in-school and after-school programs through hundreds of dedicated volunteers.
Thank you for supporting our critical mission!