JSA Voices

March 14, 2018

National Thought Talk on #NeverAgain Movement

The horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, has resulted in a nationwide response from teenagers and questions about the next steps […]
March 1, 2018

2018 Winter Congress

JSA States Pass 100+ Bills at Winter Congress More than 4,000 students participated in JSA’s annual Winter Congress convention, writing bills, voting on them and deciding […]
February 24, 2018

Student Activism & The Power of Engagement

In only a week, the nation has seen dramatic responses to the horrific shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. […]
February 15, 2018

Best Speakers for Winter Congress

A key part of every JSA convention is the coveted Best Speaker gavel. Students who earn this most prestigious acclaim are recognized as poised, articulate, and […]
February 9, 2018

Employee of the Season

Staff at the Junior State of America selected Nay Mintin as its first Employee of the Season for 2018. Nay joined JSA in 2017 and was […]
February 5, 2018

State of JSA

The Junior State of America's 10 governors is optimistic about the role of JSA in these current political times. In the midst of an environment where […]
February 5, 2018

Winter Congress Underway

JSA members are gathering in state capitals and other city centers for Winter Congress, the second major convention for the school year. Winter Congress, as the […]
August 24, 2017

Beyond Charlottesville

JSA & USA: No Place for Hate   In 1934, a group of high school students and their teacher--dismayed by the rise of Nazism and buoyed […]