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Help Boost Graduation Rates in Alaska

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Jul 1, 2018 12:00:00 AM

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Did you know that 20% of U.S. students will not complete high school on time and earn a diploma? Alaskan youth are often at even higher risk of not graduating – which can impact their financial wellbeing for the rest of their lives. Help improve this frightening statistic and empower Alaskan youth with a donation to Junior Achievement of Alaska today!

Junior Achievement currently has over 100 JA areas across our nation, and together they are America’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their futures, and make smart academic and economic choices.

Remember your own transition to adulthood? There is a lot to learn on the journey to independence, and 36% of today’s adults say that they’ve felt their finances were “out of control” at some point in this process. As Alaskans, we have the power to take back control for our upcoming generation — but they can’t do it without your help.

Donations to Junior Achievement of Alaska are crucial to this organization’s ability to provide core content areas of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy to Alaskan youth. Per their website, these efforts help to “ignite the spark in young people to experience and realize the opportunities and realities of work and life in the 21st century.”

Give generously, show support for Alaskan youth throughout our state, and share the #CU1LUV!

To make a donation to our July fundraiser for Junior Achievement of Alaska, please visit any Credit Union 1 branch or transfer funds online to account 457311 S1.5.

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