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November 5, 2018

Choosing Our Nation’s Path

A First-Time Voter Reflection This November, I voted in my very first election. Years of waiting for my turn to participate in our democracy finally paid […]
October 17, 2018

Reforming Our Definition of Politics

By Mia Barkenaes, PNW Governor As a JSA Governor, it is expected that I hold the values of JSA sacred to my heart. Most would even […]
October 1, 2018

Alum Profile – Karlinna Sanchez

Karlinna Sanchez spent three summers at JSA Summer School. Currently a freshman at University of California Los Angeles, Sanchez is continuing her civic engagement on her university […]
September 28, 2018

JSA Students Learn Courageous Skills

For most adults, sweaty palms, a racing heart, and sometimes anger are common responses when faced with a difficult situation. On Tuesday, September 25th, Courageous Leadership […]
September 25, 2018

Youth Today Column

How to Teach Kids To Listen To, Respect Each Other By Max Zhang and Ken White This article was originally published September 2018 in Youth Today […]
September 25, 2018

National Voter Registration Day

Your Choice; Your Voice By Ken White and Dominic Beck Millions of Americans will vote in this year’s midterm elections. Millions more, who could have voted […]
September 14, 2018

California Congresswoman Invites JSA Mentors

Inspiring Courageous Conversations California Congresswoman Mimi Walters invites JSA alums to volunteer as mentors for a new program the Junior State of America has launched with […]
September 11, 2018

JSA Alum Recalls Summer Experience

Being a Voice: My College Experience at Stanford By Ron Rocky Coloma Never did I ever imagine that I would be able to experience the daily […]
September 11, 2018

One Nation, Remembering 9-11

By Max Zhang, Midwest Governor & Chair, Council of Governors With great solemnity each year, the American people face September 11th with a complex potion of […]