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Corporate Citizenship & Giving Guide 2022 – Junior Achivement of Southern California

6250 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068
(323) 957-1818 | info@jasocal.org | jasocal.org
Established in 1954



Executive Leadership
Les McCabe, Ph.D. – President and CEO

Board Executive Committee Chairs

Frank McMahon
McMahon Consulting Service

Monique Johnson
Beneficial State Bank

Regina O’Neill

Daphne Helms
Capital Group

Maynard Brown
Crenshaw Senior High School

Sam Sheth

David Freitag

Scott Sauer
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Bill Glinski
City National Bank

Trey Pruitt
Ares Management

Tom McCarthy
McCarthy & Cook

For the full list, visit jasocal.org/board

Mission Statement

To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.


JA SoCal annually serves more than 54,000 students throughout Los Angeles County, Kern County, Orange County and the Inland Empire. 75% of the students we serve in LA Country are considered socio-economically at-risk with incomes at or below 180% of the Federal poverty rate and 90% come from ethnic minority backgrounds.


Rating: Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency
What percentage of total revenue goes to cause (after operation expenses)? 69.1%

What was your greatest RECENT community impact?

In partnership with LAUSD, JASoCal launched an innovative learning model, 3DE, at Crenshaw High School. This game-changer in public education reengineers learning and provides equitable access to high-quality education- a lever to economic mobility.

Areas of Funding

Fundraising Events
• 3DE at Crenshaw and Compton – Case Challenge Partners- ongoing
• JA Young Women’s Empowerment Event (OC) – 3.9.2023
• JA Inspire – April 2023
• 28th Annual Golf Classic – May 2023
• JASoCal Hall of Fame – Fall 2023
• Stock market Challenge (OC) – 10.12.2023
• JA Young Men’s Empowerment Event (OC) – Fall 2023

Volunteer Opportunities
• JA Classroom Volunteers: Employee groups welcome
• JA Finance Park Volunteer: spend a day in JA Finance Park simulations guiding a small group
• JA Inspire: Career fair exhibitors
• JA Job Shadow: introduce a classroom of students to careers in your industry (in-person and virtual)


• JA program investment opportunities
• 3DE: Including Case Challenge Sponsor
• JA Finance Park: Store front sponsorship / numerous naming and branding opportunities available.
• DAF gifts
• Bequest a legacy gift
• Give crypto currency


• Maximize in-person program delivery and launch first JA Inspire Career Fair for 2k students.
• Support our school partners with their priority to “advance the learning” in the post pandemic environment through JA educational programs aligned with the California state standards.
• Grow and diversify our volunteer base with a goal of introducing our students to a variety of industries that represent both the current and future business world, creating a pipeline of future employees.

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