Introducing your human capital in the not-so-distant future.
“When I grow up and get a great job, in my heart, I will remind myself that I owe it all to you.”—Amanda, 5th grade
Supporting JA is one business decision you’ll never regret. Whether your company signs on to provide classroom volunteers or to sponsor an event, you’re making a solid investment in the next generation of Colorado workers. Who knows? Your future VP of Sales may be sitting in a kindergarten classroom right down the street from your business.
At JA, we know the 21st-century working world brings with it a significant shift in what’s expected of successful workers and responsible adults. Our youth entrepreneurship programs and experiential learning process is based on three pillars that help better prepare our youth for these challenges.
- Entrepreneurship — JA students recognize opportunities and organize resources to maximize innovative thought and creative activity.
- Financial Literacy — Our students have the personal financial knowledge necessary to effectively meet personal fiscal challenges and obligations, take advantage of economic opportunities, and plan courses of action to achieve goals.
- Workforce Readiness — JA students possess the knowledge, attitudes and skills required to demonstrate their readiness to successfully engage in meaningful and productive work.
JA is thrilled that Jennifer Leitsch, corporate responsibility manager for Prologis, is being recognized as one of the Denver Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 for her outstanding community leadership. Sustainability is a cornerstone value at Prologis and Jennifer has a critical … Continue reading
JA is pleased to announce that Arrow Electronics is going to be the presenting sponsor of JA Business Week 2014! Thanks to Arrow, more than 270 high school students will gather at Johnson & Wales University from June 8 to 13 to reimagine … Continue reading
The Millennial generation wields powerful influence both on and offline. It comprises the largest segment of the U.S. population—more than 100 million members, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Given its sheer size, effectively engaging the Millennial generation is critical to the success … Continue reading