Blog

July 9, 2018

A Mature Democracy?

As the country marked its 242nd year of independence, JSA CEO Ken White ponders the state of U.S. democracy and the role of JSA. This blog […]
June 26, 2018

JSA Hosts 2018 Montezuma Leadership Summit

Each year, JSA, through the generosity of the Montezuma Foundation, host a leadership summit for JSA members identified as emerging leaders in their state. The summit […]
June 13, 2018

JSA Hosts Successful Gala in LA

This past Sunday, the JSA community gathered for a night of celebration, critical discussion, and a renewed commitment to civic education and engagement. Our Los Angeles Gala was […]
June 7, 2018

National Civic Impact Award Winner

Each year, the Junior State of America awards its National Civic Impact Award to the top JSA Chapter that demonstrates its values of engagement, inclusion, leadership, […]
June 6, 2018

JSA & the Supreme Court

This week's U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission closely mirrors the debate that JSA students presented and ruled on during […]
June 5, 2018

Two JSA Members Head to Singapore

JSA members Sophie McCabe and Daniel Westphal will represent the United States as delegates to the Asia Pacific Young Leaders Summit from July 22-27.  Read more. […]
June 5, 2018

Journey to Princeton

JSA member Adam Rangel was one of only 40 students selected to participate in the Freshman Scholar's program at JSA Summer School at Princeton this summer. […]
May 23, 2018

JSA Awarded $400,000 Grant By DOI

Students from the U.S. Territories (American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) and Freely Associated States (Federated States of […]
May 11, 2018

JSA Concludes Spring State; Names Statesperson of the Year

JSA has wrapped up its final convention of the school year, naming its Statespersons of the Year and Chapter of the Year. In addition, JSA members […]