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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

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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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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

Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureates To Be Highlighted on Rocky Mountain PBS

Colorado Business Hall of Fame 2020 inductee, Judith Wagner, accepts her award from two JA students. The Colorado Business Hall of Fame pays tribute to the state’s most distinguished business...

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JA Goes Live with First Entrepreneur Summit

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain hosted its first-ever live virtual programmatic event for teens on November 10. The JA Entrepreneur Summit brought together three founders of innovative startups to inspire young people...

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JA Alum Uses Smartphone Technology to Destigmatize Offender Tracking

Imagine that your ankle has something bulky and uncomfortable wrapped around it. Worst of all, it tells the world that you’ve made bad life choices. That’s the reality for offenders...

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Transamerica

Transamerica

Transamerica is committed to providing middle and high school students with a real-world perspective of personal finance – one that is current, practical and easy to understand. In support of that commitment, Transamerica is the presenting sponsor of JA’s experiential program, JA Finance Park, a Harvard-recognized financial literacy program that helps middle and high school students build financial skills for life. “Supporting JA Finance Park provides Transamerica the opportunity to help instill sound, practical financial guidance at a time when these kids are just starting to learn what it takes to create a budget and develop good spending and saving habits,” said Brian Florey, business development manager for Transamerica, and JA board member.  “What they’re learning today is designed to give them a strong foundation from which to make wise decisions that lead to a bright and prosperous future.”

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