#JADHero

by Junior Achievement of Dallas
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Summary

Starting this December 1, 2015 on #GivingTuesday, help Junior Achievement of Dallas achieve our focus to provide business role models, basic business skills, and financial literacy to 100% of the most at-risk students in the Dallas community. Our programs give K-12 students the essential financial literacy and business skills necessary to be successful in the global economy of today. Help us reach 50,000 students during the 2015-16 school year!
$1,103.00
total raised
5
donors
0
monthly donors
1
year active

Challenge

Approximately 70% of students currently inspired by JA volunteers come from economically disadvantaged homes, an income and asset poor household. This economic trend is increasingly prevalent in JA of Dallas' three priority districts-Dallas, Irving, and Richardson ISDs, which all rest within Dallas County. The U.S. Census Bureau's 5 year estimate for Income Poverty Rate in Dallas County is 19.1%, nearly 2% higher than the state of Texas' and 4% higher than the U.S. Income Poverty Rate.

Solution

JA of Dallas' focus is to provide business role models, basic business skills, and financial literacy to 100% of the most at-risk students. The #JADHero project's goal of raising $50,000 will directly impact over 1,500 Dallas area K-12 students by making it possible for them to participate in JA programs.

Long-Term Impact

If the #JADHero project is funded, we will be one step closer to achieving our 2015-16 school year goal of reaching 50,000 students with our financial literacy and economic education programs, lead by trained volunteers. We are estimated to experience a 5% growth in student reach each year, until 2019. In order to achieve this level of impact, it is important for projects such as this to receive full support.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.jadallas.org
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Organization Information

Junior Achievement of Dallas

Location: Richardson, TX - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.jadallas.org
Project Leader:
Danika Thompson
Development Manager
Richardson, TX United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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