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Colorado Business Hall of Fame Summit
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New Colorado Business Hall of Fame documentary on PBS.
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Downloadable learning resources and activities now available for families.
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EVERY CHILD CAN SUCCEED IN THE BUSINESS OF LIFE WITH THE RIGHT TOOLS.

But not all kids today are receiving the tools they need for tomorrow.

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) is part of the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to motivating kids for future career success, self-sufficiency, and financial acumen. We accomplish this through a huge network of stellar volunteers who share their stories with young people and deliver lessons in career readiness, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship.

“JA really opened my eyes to the possibilities of different avenues.
It wasn’t just going to have to be working as a server in a restaurant.
JA turned me onto the idea that there’s more out there.”
-Elijah Janello, JA alumnus

Volunteer

Our volunteers are the heart of JA. As a volunteer, you will deliver lessons in financial literacy, career readiness, and entrepreneurship to young people, while also sharing your unique life experiences and perspectives. By sharing your story, you are providing inspiration, hope, and optimism for their future success!

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Donate

Our donors enable our community's young people to participate in life-changing programs at no cost to schools or families. Donations are used to cover the cost of classroom materials, immersive financial literacy programs, curriculum development, and volunteer and teacher training.

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Educators

Our education partners invite JA volunteers into their classroom to deliver lessons in financial literacy, career readiness, and entrepreneurship. 83% of teachers say they would actively recommend JA, while 9 out of 10 teachers agree JA programs connect classroom learning to the outside world.

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News & Updates

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Community Partners Advance JA Finance Park Reach

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Students Become CEOs through JA Titan

A view from inside the JA Titan simulation. It's not every day that teens get a chance to experience for themselves what it's like running a company. But that is...

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Featured Partner
Western Union

Western Union

Western Union partners with Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain on JA Personal Success, a signature program that teaches high school students the personal and career skills that will help them secure a job and build a career in their area of interest. The program was launched in 2017. In addition to providing JA with significant financial support, Western Union employees volunteer their time to work with JA students in classroom lessons and mock job interviews.

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