Junior State of America offers programming designed to develop critical thinking, strengthen leadership skills, promote collaboration, and encourage experiential learning. We are always looking for partners to help us expand and extend programming that amplifies non-partisan civic education and leadership across the country.


Key Benefits

Junior State of America is designed for students to change the world.

Engage students with democracy.

In order to prepare the next generation of ethical leaders, we provide hands-on, immersive experiences of democracy in action.

Unlock better educational outcomes.

Participants in JSA programs become strong debaters, critical thinkers, and confident communicators.

Make the experience accessible.

JSA is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in its programming no matter the financial or economic background of its participants.

Fast Facts

Over 600k members served

Up to $750k in scholarships annually

More than 12k student members

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    As a partner of JSA, you can affect the lives of thousands of students each year by giving them access to transformative experiences that can support our democracy.

    Susan Freundlich
    Chief Development Officer, JSA