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February 6, 2019

JA Scholarship Recipient Empowering Vulnerable Populations

Linda Medina Martinez embodies the spirit of Junior Achievement (JA) with her ingenuity, eagerness to learn, and goal-oriented drive. She participated in JA programs in middle school and later earned...

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January 30, 2019

Four Ways to Invest in Your Volunteer Experience with Junior Achievement

Simply put, Junior Achievement (JA) wouldn’t be possible without the support of volunteers. They are role models for students, teaching them about the “economics of life,” and helping them to...

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January 23, 2019

Steamboat Springs Middle School Teacher “Instrumental” in JA Growth

For some, teaching for 22 years would lead to a routine. However, for personal finance teacher Marco Cuevas, it is a continuous mission to find more innovative and engaging ways...

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January 3, 2019

Teamwork Skills From JA Are Long-Lasting

Junior Achievement- Rocky Mountain Alumnus and Inspiration Scholarship recipient, Isaac S. Solano, graduated from Denver’s North High School in 2009 and has continued to make JA proud as he follows...

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December 18, 2018

“I take my seat at the table”

When she arrived at Junior Achievement (JA) Business Week several years ago, Carol Skelton immediately felt a sense of connectedness with her fellow entrepreneurial-minded peers, a rare experience for a...

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December 10, 2018

College And Elementary Students Learn Life Lessons From Each Other

Malley Drive Elementary principal Francesca Craver talks to CU Denver sociology students about her school and their experience working with the school's students as JA volunteers. Going beyond the four...

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Trip Home Sparks Passion for JA Volunteer

On a recent trip home to Wisconsin, Junior Achievement volunteer Tom Durkin asked his nieces, both in their late teens, about their future plans. To his surprise, both girls expressed...

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JA Alum Inspires Next Generation of Leaders

Andrew Hewat remembers Junior Achievement (JA) volunteers teaching in his elementary school back in Charlotte, North Carolina. Having the presence of a business leader right there, in his classroom, was...

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From the Desk of Robin Wise: Colorado’s Business Legends are Role Models for Young People

Each year, in partnership with the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, we honor Colorado business pioneers who, with grit and determination, helped shape the institutions and economic landscape of this...

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