Registration is open for JA Business Week: Teens work with real Colorado companies to gain 21st century skills

Junior Achievement (JA) is pleased to announce that registration for JA Business Week, presented by Arrow Electronics, Inc., is now open at www.JABusinessWeek.org. This overnight summer experience (June 11 – 16, 2017) prepares high school students for what’s next by giving them the opportunity to experience college life on the Johnson & Wales University campus while working on projects for Colorado companies, including the Fort Collins-based Otterbox and Centennial-based Arrow Electronics. Read the Press Release


Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and Junior Achievement Name 2017 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureates

The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. are pleased to announce the 2017 inductees into the Colorado Business Hall of Fame, representing Colorado’s most distinguished business leaders from the past and present. Laureates, selected for their enduring and innovative professional contributions to Colorado, inspirational and ethical acumen and philanthropic endeavors, will be inducted at the 28th annual Colorado Business Hall of Fame Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. The event is generously underwritten by UMB Bank.  Read the Press Release


Junior Achievement Alumni Needed to Shape Today’s Youth

January is JA Alumni Month! During the month, Junior Achievement (JA) is getting the word out to its local alumni that the youth education nonprofit seeks to reengage with its former students. JA’s alumni participated in JA programs during their elementary, middle school, or high school years. Many JA Alumni participated in JA Company Program, an entrepreneurship experience for high schoolers in which students start-up and run their own business. Read the Press Release


Estes Park Elementary Brings Junior Achievement to Students in 2017

In partnership with the Estes Park School District and local business leaders, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain will bring financial literacy curriculum to Estes Park Elementary in Spring 2017. Read the article


JA brings business into to the classroom

JA serves as a bridge that delivers experienced and knowledgeable volunteers into the classrooms of everyday students. Read the Article