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May 8, 2019

Former Teacher Reconnects with Her Passion through JA Company Partnership

JA volunteer and Lockton employee, Monique Auriemma (back, right), teaches JA in a Day to an elementary school class Monique Auriemma’s love for volunteering with Junior Achievement (JA) began in...

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How a Young Woman in Architecture Reimagined Her Potential

The spirit of entrepreneurship is guided by ingenuity, perseverance and an eagerness to learn – qualities that Junior Achievement (JA) alumna Shaian Gutierrez possesses wholeheartedly. Gutierrez participated in JA Business...

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May 6, 2019

4th Graders Get a Closer Look at Colorado Resources through Partnership with CRED

Junior Achievement’s fourth grade program introduces students to entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use resources to produce goods and services in a region. As students operate a mock hot dog stand,...

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Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain Educator of the Year Award Nominees 2019

Each year, Junior Achievement invites the community to nominate educators for JA’s Educator of the Year Award. These individuals go out of their way to make the JA experience a...

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April 30, 2019

FirstBank Employees are “Banking for Good” Through JA Bowl-A-Thon

FirstBank is one of Junior Achievement’s (JA) champion supporters, instilling and implementing the “banking for good” principles through their community partnerships. Cleve Wortham, member of the JA board of directors...

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April 17, 2019

JA Students Practice for the Real World in Mock Job Interviews with Western Union

What makes Junior Achievement programs so effective is the connection to the real-world students get to experience from volunteer mentors, both in the classroom and in immersive programs. Recently, students...

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April 12, 2019

College Students Introduced to Civic Engagement through JA

A JA volunteer from University of Colorado at Denver leads a hands-on activity with Emory Elementary School students Learning about civic engagement in the University of Colorado at Denver’s (UCD)...

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April 10, 2019

When Educators and JA Collaborate, the Benefits are Far-Reaching

Ryan Stadler and Campbell Elementary School students read together in the school library To implement Junior Achievement (JA) programs, educators and JA staff are successful when they combine their shared...

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April 5, 2019

JA Business Week Instills a Lifelong Enthusiasm for Entrepreneurship

At Junior Achievement (JA), we believe students should have fun while they’re developing entrepreneurial values and preparing for the 21st century workforce, because the world of business is exciting; filled...

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