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November 6, 2012

Teams Test Their Investing Mettle

The energy of 1,200 students from 40 Colorado high schools nearly blew the roof off the DU Cable Center during the 2012 JA Stock Market Challenge, presented by The Allstate...

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November 5, 2012

New tool to help you remember JA on Colorado Gives Day

Tuesday, December 4 is Colorado Gives Day, presented by the Community First Foundation and FirstBank. With your help, we have a goal of raising $40,000 to support important programs like JA Finance...

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November 1, 2012

JA and Teach for America Announce National Partnership

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and Teach For America today announced a new national partnership. The collaboration will tap into the expertise of both organizations to increase access to Junior Achievement’s...

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October 24, 2012

Economy and Jobs Are Teens’ Top Concerns This Election

Although they can’t cast their ballots in this year’s presidential election, teens ages 14 to 17 are paying attention to what the candidates are saying—and aren’t saying. A new national...

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October 23, 2012

JA Inspiration Scholarship Recipient Honored as Outstanding Youth

Briana Johnson, a recent graduate of Aurora’s Gateway High School, will be recognized for her work as a social entrepreneur for National Philanthropy Day in Colorado on November 9.  In...

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October 22, 2012

“Money and finance are scary mysteries to many”

By Jim Crompton, JA Apple Society Member I have worked in the financial services industry for more than 20 years and still feel that money and finance are scary mysteries...

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October 20, 2012

First JA Inspiration Reception for Northern Colorado/Wyoming

The first ever JA Inspiration Reception for the Northern Colorado/Wyoming District was held on September 19, 2012.   It was an exciting and delightful evening of inspiration and recognition.  Larry Kendall,...

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October 1, 2012

Igniting the American Spirit

In 2010, JA launched a three-year demonstration project thanks to the significant financial support from Adolph Coors Foundation, Anschutz Foundation, Daniels Fund, CenturyLink, Newmont Mining Corporation, Suncor, and Walmart Foundation. Igniting...

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JA Receives Colorado Top Company Award

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) was named Top Company in the nonprofit category by ColoradoBiz Magazine. The Top Company Awards program, now in its 25th year, is widely regarded as...

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