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Youth activists convene at Junior State of America conference

Crystal Baik December 11, 2019

Several students from the Junior State of America (JSA) club attended the Fall State Convention at the Hyatt Regency Orange County from Nov. 23 to 24. Attendees took part in fairs, panels and debates...

A student debates at the Junior State of America conference in Chalmers. Credit: Sophie Haber/Chronicle

Junior State of America hosts one-day conference

Alex Goldstein February 4, 2018

The Harvard Westlake chapter of Junior State of America hosted a conference on civil rights that gave students the opportunity to participate in a variety of debates and activities Feb. 3. Participants...

Club holds election watch party

Kaitlin Musante November 10, 2016

Students and faculty gathered in Ahmanson Lecture Hall to watch the election results come in after school Nov. 8. The event was run by the Junior State of America club and the AP United States Government...

Club members to hold voter registration drive

Indu Pandey October 5, 2016

The Junior State of America club will host a voter registration drive throughout the school day and after school Oct. 17. The deadline to register to vote in California is Oct. 24. "We hope to register...

JSA members run for regional office

Indu Pandey March 11, 2016

Two members of the Harvard-Westlake Junior State of America club will run for regional office positions within the organization. Lucy Kim ’19 and Eleanor Halloran ’18 declared their candidacy during...

Eleanor Halloran '18 (second from left) and fellow JSA members choose what they will discuss in assorted games and activities from a box of various political topics. Credit: Hannah Cho/Chronicle

JSA hosts one-day conference

Hannah Cho February 10, 2016

The Junior State of America Club held its Equality and Economy Conference on the third floor of Chalmers Jan. 31. The conference included four blocks where students debated topics such as wage ratios,...

JSA to participate in USC conference

Indu Pandey October 7, 2015

The Junior State of America club will participate in their first conference Oct. 11 at the University of Southern California. The theme of the debate will be “Legislating Liberty” and will focus on...

JSA Club to attend first overnight convention

Sophie Cohen October 14, 2014

Members of the Junior State of America Club will participate in their first overnight convention on Nov. 22. The Southern California (Los Angeles) Fall State Convention will take place at the LAX Mariott...

Three attend JSA, simulate Congress

Enya Huang March 13, 2013

Three students attended the Junior State of America Southern California Congress in Torrance to participate in a model House of Representatives and model Senate. Zoe Dutton ’15, Samantha Garfield ’14...

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