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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 […]
April 26, 2018

2018 Governors & LTGs Elected

The plans are ambitious. From expansion to spreading the word about JSA to more schools, the new crop of JSA student leaders are passionate and committed […]
April 20, 2018

JSA Members Tackle 2nd Amendment, North Korea & Elect New Leaders

Raising the age for purchasing assault weapons. Sanctions on North Korea.  A mock Supreme Court hearing of the Cake Shop vs. Colorado First Amendment case. Hundreds […]
April 4, 2018

JSA Students Vy for Lt Gov Position

As the nation's largest student-run organization, the Junior State of America supports a leadership model that is patterned off the U.S. democratic system. This includes student […]