Author: jacolorado

September 23, 2021

91% of Teens Say They Need Additional Support This School Year

A new survey of teens conducted for Junior Achievement by the research firm ENGINE Insights shows that nearly 2-in-5 (39%) feel that they are behind educationally because of the pandemic....

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August 31, 2021

The Meaning of Work

Written by Jack E. Kosakowski, President & CEO of Junior Achievement USA https://vimeo.com/594128089 Much has been made in recent months about “The Great Resignation,” the tendency of young workers, primarily...

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August 13, 2021

Junior Achievement Sells Lodo Offices to Denver Metro Chamber for $5.1 Million, Plans New $17 Million Facility in Denver Tech Center

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain closed on a sale of its floor located at 1445 Market Street, the organization announced today. The floor was sold for $5.1 million to the Denver Metro...

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July 12, 2021

JA Brings Programming to Native American Students in Wyoming

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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