The future of American business is at stake.
“Tomorrow’s leaders need exposure to global economics, business and culture that business volunteers can easily bring to the classroom from their daily experience. It was a personal thrill to see kids eager to learn about global trade and to be able to show them practical, real world examples. It is a great experience for all business leaders, one that should not be missed.” — Greg Bowlin, volunteer
Nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of Americans believe that if we fail to take action and reform our education system, our ability to remain globally competitive will be compromised within the next decade. Fortunately, you can make a difference by supporting JA, the world’s fastest-growing nonprofit dedicated to inspiring young people to succeed in a global economy.
So what can you do to help? Take your pick!
As a nonprofit, we count on financial support from the business community, private and community foundations, special events and individuals. All money raised is utilized locally to provide programs to Metro Denver, Northern Colorado and Southern Wyoming students. Through our dedicated volunteers, we provide our programs to students at no charge. And every year, we receive more requests than we’re able to fulfill.
With training from JA, you can be in the classroom, helping children learn important concepts surrounding entrepreneurship, financial literacy and workforce readiness.
Take a look at JA’s signature events and learn how your business can help JA, and gain some exposure through participation and sponsorship opportunities.
Like to bowl? Get a team together and participate in our annual JA Bowl-a-Thon. Or if golfing is your hobby, look into our Success on the Green Golf Classic. With four signature events throughout the year, you have multiple opportunities to support JA.
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Junior Achievement and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the 2015 inductees into the Colorado Business Hall of Fame representing the state’s most distinguished cadre of business leaders from the past and present. Laureates, selected for … Continue reading