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July 12, 2021

JA Brings Programming to Wyoming Native American Students

St. Stephens Indian School students participating in a virtual version of JA Career Speakers Series in spring 2021. It started the way many fruitful partnerships do, with an introduction. Rob...

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July 6, 2021

New JA Parade of Playhouses Event Coming to Stanley Marketplace July 19 – August 7

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Denver7, and Stanley Marketplace present the Parade of Playhouses display and raffle, July 19 – August 7, 2021. The event features five imaginative children’s playhouses created and...

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June 2, 2021

JA’s Virtual Stock Market Simulation Fills Gap for Students Excited About GameStop and AMC

Screenshot of JA's custom-built Stock Market Simulation This past year has seen much volatility in the stock market. In January, we saw GameStop make seismic moves, and this week AMC...

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May 13, 2021

Community Partners Advance JA Finance Park Reach

A student shows off his budget inside of the JA Finance Park facility. Financial literacy and career readiness are two of the key pathways behind JA’s mission. For nearly a...

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May 10, 2021

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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April 20, 2021

JA Volunteer Returns to Same Teacher’s Class for 23 Years

JA volunteer Tom Cordova In 1998, Junior Achievement connected three individuals whose lives have never been the same since. Angela Burmeister, a JA staff member at the time, made presentations...

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April 13, 2021

How ‘Star Wars: The Mandalorian’ Can Help You Protect Your Credit

Contributed by guest writer, Jessica Larson, SolopreneurJournal.com “The Mandalorian” can teach young adults who are opening credit cards for the first time plenty of ways to steward and build their...

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April 12, 2021

JA Tackling Teens’ Growing Distrust of Corporate America

Just 17 percent of Americans believe business executives have a high level of honesty and ethical standards, according to a recent Gallup poll, a decline of three percentage points from...

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March 29, 2021

Community Partner J.E. Dunn Builds Camaraderie, a Playhouse, and More for JA

Above: Employees of J.E. Dunn regularly volunteer in JA classrooms and at JA Finance Park, presented by Transamerica. Above photos taken prior to the pandemic. Junior Achievement is fortunate to...

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