Paolo Diaz Recognized as a DBJ 40 Under 40 Winner

March 2, 2016 10:31 pm

Paolo Diaz is being recognized by the Denver Business Journal as one of the 40 outstanding local professionals under age 40. He will be honored at an event on March 17, 2016. In his role as director of K-8 programs, Paolo coordinates programs in three school districts, designed to bring volunteers into the classroom to teach students… Read More



Teens & Millennials: Holiday Shopping 2013

December 17, 2013 3:36 pm

According to a new survey of teens and Millennials ages 14 to 29 by Junior Achievement and Ypulse, 87 percent said they plan to buy holiday gifts this year. But only 51 percent of those who plan to buy holiday gifts said they have a budget. The survey also found that 59 percent of teens… Read More



Teens & Careers Infographic

September 4, 2013 2:53 pm

Released today, Junior Achievement (JA) and the ING U.S. Foundation’s 2013 Teens & Careers survey reveals a substantial national year-over-year decline in teens’ interest in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and medical-related fields. This is the 12th year the survey has been conducted. Read more about the 2013 Junior Achievement USA Teens & Career Survey.



Survey Shows 15% National Decline in Teens Interested in STEM & Medical Careers

September 4, 2013 2:47 pm

Released today, Junior Achievement (JA) and the ING U.S. Foundation’s 2013 Teens & Careers survey reveals a substantial national year-over-year decline in teens’ interest in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and medical-related fields. This is the 12th year the survey has been conducted. An executive summary of the 2013 Junior Achievement USA Teens & Career… Read More



Economy and Jobs Are Teens’ Top Concerns This Election

October 24, 2012 2:58 pm

Although they can’t cast their ballots in this year’s presidential election, teens ages 14 to 17 are paying attention to what the candidates are saying—and aren’t saying. A new national survey finds the presidential election is top-of-mind for today’s youth, and, domestic issues top their list of concerns. Click here for detailed survey results.



JA Receives Colorado Top Company Award

October 1, 2012 7:35 pm

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) was named Top Company in the nonprofit category by ColoradoBiz Magazine. The Top Company Awards program, now in its 25th year, is widely regarded as Colorado’s most competitive statewide business-excellence program. JA also achieved this honor in 2008 and was a Top Company finalist in 2011. Winners in 14 industry… Read More



Beyond the Summer Job: Creating Experiences with Lasting Benefits for Teens

August 30, 2012 8:51 am

07/06/2012 School is out and summer jobs are in. But are they? Unfortunately, the job market for teens has nearly evaporated in the past decade. Once a time to get work experience and extra cash, teens manned cash registers and mowed lawns during summer break. Today, according to a report by the U.S. Bureau of… Read More