SoCal Teens Can Access A Free Town Hall Hosted by Junior Achievement of SoCal.
Moderated by NBC4 Today in LA Anchor, Daniella Guzman
Los Angeles, CA – As an extension of their digital and experiential learning resources, Junior Achievement of SoCal will host A Virtual Town Hall for Southern California’s Teens – “How to Prepare for a Career (Yes! Even Now)”, presented by City National Bank, on November 16, 2020 from 11am to 12pm.
Hosted by NBC4 Today in LA Anchor Daniella Guzman, this one-hour, interactive Q&A program will give students direct access to some of the region’s best business leaders, entrepreneurs, and influencers as they offer simple, straightforward strategies to help empower participants to overcome set-backs and strive toward a bright and successful tomorrow.
- Millana Snow, Healer, entrepreneur & founder of WellnessOfficial.co
- Francisco C. Rodriguez, Ph.D, Chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District
- Charles Frazier, SVP at City National Bank-Sports & Entertainment group
- Cindy Lopez, Esq., Former Deputy Attorney General & Founder of LEAP
“We are keenly aware that young people are just as overwhelmed by current events as many adults are,” said Les McCabe, CEO & President. “Recent JA studies show that teens are struggling to remain hopeful about their futures. The pandemic and resulting economic has created real concerns about college options and career possibilities for young people which is why we are continuing to provide creative ways deliver the tools, resources, and support students need to remain confident and steadfast in their goals”.
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Students and educators interesting in participating in the Town Hall can learn more and register at
About Junior Achievement of Southern California (JASoCal)
Junior Achievement (JA)of SoCal is the leader in inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. JASoCal brings our local education and business communities together to invest in the success of K-12 students- the majority of which are considered socio-economically at-risk. With the support of nearly 4,000 volunteers, JASoCal provides relevant, hands-on learning experiences that connect what students learn in the classroom to the real-world and demonstrates how learning correlates to earning — knowledge critical to empowering students to own their economic success. Through a variety of programs and initiatives we are shaping the college and career-readiness conversation and playing an important role in Southern California’s economic development. Currently serving Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. To learn more visit www.jasocal.org or follow us @jasocal.