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February 27, 2015

Free Programs: How it’s possible

How many times have you heard the phrase “There’s no such thing as a free lunch”? We are taught from an early age to be skeptical of things that seem...

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The Real Volunteer Experience Video

Volunteers embody the heart of Junior Achievement. Our passionate volunteers transform the key concepts of our lessons into a message that inspires and empowers students to believe in themselves, showing them...

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February 25, 2015

“I found my niche”

Charles McCarthy found his place in Junior Achievement while talking with a friend, Bob Yager. Bob challenged Charlie with the simple task to “teach the kids.” Bob invited Charlie to...

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February 4, 2015

2015 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Photo Gallery

A record number of attendees paid tribute to Colorado's distinguished business leaders at the unforgettable 26th annual Colorado Business Hall of Fame held on January 29 at the Hyatt Regency...

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February 3, 2015

Alumna Returns to Former School District to Inspire the Next Generation

Sara Lucio started volunteering for Junior Achievement though a service learning project with the University of Colorado-Denver. The project turned into a passion after Sara shared her story with the...

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January 5, 2015

JA Alumnus comes full circle

Casell Randle’s first experience as a business leader was in high school.  His JA Company Program business, Sweets R Us, sold pastries and other food items to fellow students.  The...

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Partner Profile: Prologis

Prologis is proud to be a responsible global citizen, and Junior Achievement (JA) recognizes the company’s support in Colorado and around the world. Prologis’ approach to corporate responsibility comprises three dimensions:...

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December 1, 2014

Expanding students’ ability to flourish & achieve earned success

The American Dream: that magic combination of grit, self-reliance and optimism that has spurred entrepreneurial achievement and improved the quality of life for millions in our country. To have the...

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November 17, 2014

Remember JA on Colorado Gives Day: December 9, 2014

December 9 is Colorado Gives Day, presented by the Community First Foundation and FirstBank. While JA deeply appreciates your support every day of the year, the FirstBank Incentive Fund increases the value...

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