JA Our Community®
JA Our Community is a series of five lessons. The average time for each lesson is 60 minutes. Materials are packaged in a self-contained kit that includes detailed lesson plans for the volunteer and materials for students. The Program explores the independent roles of workers in a community, the work they perform, and how communities work.
The goals and objectives of the Program are:
All JA programs are designed to support the skills and competencies identified by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. These programs also augment school-based, work-based, and connecting activities for communities with school-to-work initiatives.