Junior Achievement’s volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big and reach their potential. With the help of thousands of volunteer role models, JA students develop the skills they need to experience the realities and opportunities of work and entrepreneurship in the 21st century global marketplace.
As the city basks in the success of another tremendous Denver Startup Week, it is evident that an entrepreneurial spirit is part of our identity as Coloradoans. Our state was built by resilient pioneers who conquered new frontiers to make … Continue reading
While JA’s mission centers on teaching financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship to as many students as possible, there is a concentrated effort to reach low income students in our communities. During the 2014/15 school year, 46% of the students who participated in JA … Continue reading
Cassandra Ilich of Colorado Federal Savings Bank has been a JA volunteer since 2014. In just a years’ time, Cassandra has impacted over 250 students and become a JA Apple Society Member by teaching JA programs such as JA Finance Park, … Continue reading