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Junior State of America is an active community of students who are participating in our democracy and learning to lead through our unique programs.Find a Program
- Summer Experiences
- School-Year Experiences
- Online Communities
Our unique summer programs have compelling curricula centered on civic responsibility, media literacy, and women’s leadership. Meet today’s leaders and interact with an engaged cohort of your peers.
- Learn about key issues
- Interact with industry leaders
- Meet peers from all over the country
Students gain valuable citizenship skills and experience by organizing events, participating in and moderating thought talks and debates, activism initiatives, and running their own “governments” at the chapter, region, state, and national levels. Students set the tone
- Students set the tone
- Make lifelong friends
- Gain speech and debate skills
- Learn about government
Our virtual and in-person experiences range from student-organized conferences and conventions to keynote speeches given by influential local and national leaders in politics, government, education, and business.
- Hone speech and debate skills
- Meet political and business leaders
- Get inspired
- Find your passion
New opportunities for students to connect across the JSA Nation and discover ideas for collaborating, volunteering, and activism.
- Share your JSA experience
- Access networking opportunities
- Meet new friends
- Find resources and opportunities for activism
I love JSA for its community. I’ve made some of my closest friends to this day from all over the US and I love how connected we all are.