Since its inception, in 1919, Junior Achievement (JA) has benefited the lives of more than 47 million young people globally. Junior Achievement delivers 20 richly diverse K-12 integrated and sequential economic education programs through its network of 145 affiliated local offices located in all 50 states and two territories. In addition to its USA programs, 104 countries worldwide offer Junior Achievement programs. Last year over seven million students participated in JA programs. Locally Junior Achievement of Eastern Oklahoma (JAEOK) provided programs to approximately 35,000 students this past year.