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PNC Foundation Partnership

PNC FOUNDATION AWARDS $372,000 IN GRANTS TO JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT NORTH, YMCA OF THE NORTH The PNC Foundation announced that it has awarded $372,000 in grants over three years to YMCA of the North and Junior Achievement North to support early education programs, career pathways for early childhood educators, and an entrepreneurship student cohort in Black communities. The grants will support Continue Reading...

Community Report

During the summer of 2020, Junior Achievement made a commitment to the community to use our resources to affect lasting change and work alongside our students, volunteers, and partners to equitably provide opportunities to all students across our entire region.   Since this is collective work, we wanted to report back to the community on our priorities. This is a Continue Reading...

2021 JA North Hall of Fame Laureates

In early September, Junior Achievement North (JA North) honored five new Hall of Fame Laureates at an intimate ceremony at McNamara Alumni Center on campus at the University of Minnesota. We are pleased to welcome Dorothy Bridges, Beth Ford, Ben Fowke, Jeff Gau, and Ron James as 2021 JA North Hall of Fame Laureates. This tremendous group has had an Continue Reading...

Sara Dziuk, President & CEO

Sara Dziuk has served as President and CEO of Junior Achievement since June 2020. In her role, Sara works closely with the JA Board of Directors to set the strategy for the multi-state education organization. Under Sara’s leadership, the talented Junior Achievement team partners with business and community volunteers to deliver innovative and relevant programs to thousands of students across Continue Reading...

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