2019 JA Volunteer, Advocate, and Educator Award Recipients

June 19, 2019 10:30 pm

Each year, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) formally recognizes outstanding JA champions who embrace the JA mission and go above and beyond to make JA a positive and powerful experience for students. The JA Volunteer of the Year and JA Educator of the Year were nominated by community members who recognized their excellence. Additionally,  hand-selected by JA… Read More



State Farm and Junior Achievement Collaborate for Northern Colorado Youth

May 30, 2019 3:10 pm

State Farm announced today that they are contributing $10,000 to Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) to provide financial education programs to middle and high school students in Larimer and Weld counties in Colorado, bringing the company’s total support of JA in northern Colorado to more than $175,000 since 1996. JA is a nonprofit organization that empowers… Read More



JA and Broncos Empower Future Female Leaders

February 25, 2019 3:21 pm

One hundred young women from Denver Public Schools attended the inaugural Girls Empowerment Summit, hosted by Denver Broncos Community Development, where they participated in Junior Achievement (JA) workshops on Personal Branding and Fiscal Fitness. Other activities at the Empowerment Summit included a networking session led by the Denver Scholarship Foundation, team building led by Playworks… Read More



Paolo Diaz Recognized as a DBJ 40 Under 40 Winner

March 2, 2016 10:31 pm

Paolo Diaz is being recognized by the Denver Business Journal as one of the 40 outstanding local professionals under age 40. He will be honored at an event on March 17, 2016. In his role as director of K-8 programs, Paolo coordinates programs in three school districts, designed to bring volunteers into the classroom to teach students… Read More



Teens & Millennials: Holiday Shopping 2013

December 17, 2013 3:36 pm

According to a new survey of teens and Millennials ages 14 to 29 by Junior Achievement and Ypulse, 87 percent said they plan to buy holiday gifts this year. But only 51 percent of those who plan to buy holiday gifts said they have a budget. The survey also found that 59 percent of teens… Read More



Teens & Careers Infographic

September 4, 2013 2:53 pm

Released today, Junior Achievement (JA) and the ING U.S. Foundation’s 2013 Teens & Careers survey reveals a substantial national year-over-year decline in teens’ interest in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and medical-related fields. This is the 12th year the survey has been conducted. Read more about the 2013 Junior Achievement USA Teens & Career Survey.



Survey Shows 15% National Decline in Teens Interested in STEM & Medical Careers

September 4, 2013 2:47 pm

Released today, Junior Achievement (JA) and the ING U.S. Foundation’s 2013 Teens & Careers survey reveals a substantial national year-over-year decline in teens’ interest in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and medical-related fields. This is the 12th year the survey has been conducted. An executive summary of the 2013 Junior Achievement USA Teens & Career… Read More