Blog: JA Every Day

New survey reveals gender gap among teens planning to attend college

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and The Allstate Foundation’s 2014 Teens & Personal Finance Survey reveals a gender gap among teenagers’ views and habits on budgeting, college plans and future earning power. Junior Achievement USA has conducted the Teens & Personal … Continue reading


April 9th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Financial Literacy, Students




“These kids represent our future”

Kris Defnet became interested in volunteering for JA when she saw another volunteer with one of JA’s recognizable kits walking down the hall of her daughter’s school. She realized that becoming a JA volunteer would be a great way to share her … Continue reading


March 31st, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer




Special dinner package to support JA: 4/23/14


March 31st, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Events




“Business here was always fun”

JA Business Week; it was not what I thought it would be. The first day I was excited because I was ready to be on a college campus for a few days. Despite the hot sun, all the Junior Achievement … Continue reading


March 31st, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Events




JA National Leadership Summit 2014

Students who participated in JA Be Entrepreneurial and JA Company Program during the 2013/14 school year might be eligible to participate in Junior Achievement’s 2014 National Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., from June 16 to 19.  We would love to have our Colorado students recognized … Continue reading


March 13th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Events, Students




Capitalism with a Conscience

This spring, senior-level executives are sharing their expertise and empowering high school students to make ethical decisions through JA Capitalism with a Conscience, presented by FirstBank. This program offers students a unique glimpse into ethics from the perspective of our local … Continue reading


March 12th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners, Programs




JA volunteer Jennifer Leitsch named as a DBJ Top Forty Under 40 for 2014

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


February 28th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners, Volunteer




JA Business Week presenting sponsor & projects announced

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


February 27th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Programs




Millennials & Social Good

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


February 18th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Students




“Every little bit counts”

Larry Hendrickson has 40 years of experience in the business world. He has worked in general management for AT&T and multiple smaller telecom firms, serving as a CEO and COO. Hendrickson became involved with Junior Achievement in 2008 when he … Continue reading


February 14th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners, Volunteer




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