• Building on Colorado’s entrepreneurial legacy

    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

    October 2nd, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, President's Message

    JA opens the door for students

    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

    October 1st, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners

    “It makes me smile to think how far we have come”

    The sophomore through senior classes walked into the assembly to hear about something called Junior Achievement at our high school. They said it was an after school program for kids who will create a company, make and market a product … Continue reading

    September 30th, 2015Posted in Alumni, Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer

    Inspiring students to be FutureSmart

    On Tuesday, November 10, 2016 more than 2,000 Junior Achievement students will take part in MassMutual’s FutureSmart Challenge at the Pepsi Center. In partnership with MassMutual and the Denver Nuggets, the FutureSmart Challenge is a financial education program that offers … Continue reading

    September 30th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Financial Literacy, Partners

    Startup Week’s top teen business wins startup capital

    The Denver Office of Economic Development honors the best and brightest ideas in small business through the JumpStart BizPlan Awards, presented by Deloitte and and U.S. Bank. Judges selected three early-stage entrepreneurs to pitch their concepts at a live event on … Continue reading

    September 29th, 2015Posted in Alumni, Blog: JA Every Day, Students

    2015 JA Apple Society

    The JA Apple Society was created to thank and recognize our amazing classroom volunteers for their dedication to JA’s mission. This exclusive recognition is earned by a steadfast commitment to engaging with students multiple times. Denver-area volunteers who inspired 250, 500, … Continue reading

    September 1st, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer

    “We have built a clear momentum”

    What do I want to be when I grow up? This is something that every child wonders about. Fortunately for Eagle County students, Kevin Armitage and more than 60 other community members from dozens of local companies are stepping out … Continue reading

    August 31st, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer

    JA My First Start Up

    Do you love attending your kids’ sporting events but you’re tired of dragging around your canopy, chairs, cooler, and fan in the sweltering heat weekend after weekend? If that’s you, then Sport Cabanas is for you! Sport Cabanas is the … Continue reading

    July 30th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Programs

    Veteran JA volunteer shares his experience with students

    Terry Enright, staff landman with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, is a veteran JA volunteer.  For the past  15 years, Terry has imparted his business acumen and entrepreneurial knowledge to more than 350 students. In 2013, Terry was inducted into the JA Apple Society in recognition for … Continue reading

    July 30th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners, Volunteer

    JA Golf Classic Raises More Than $391,000 to Benefit Front Range Students

    As a result of the annual 2015 Bank of America Junior Achievement Golf Classic, presented by RE/MAX, LLC., participants of the event helped Junior Achievement (JA) raise $391,470 to help ensure that Front Range schools continue to receive JA’s world … Continue reading

    July 10th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Events, Partners

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