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Junior Achievement. 100 Years. 100% Ready. eDividends - news from JA
JA high school leader with two elementary school students
in classroom
Three reasons why educators love the JA High School Leaders program

Young people don't have to wait until they're adults to become mentors. Teachers are jumping at the opportunity to engage JA High School Leaders as volunteers in JA classrooms, and here's why...Read More
Newton Middle School group photo
with JA volunteers
A new way to get middle school kids excited about learning

What can teachers do to connect their students to the future beyond the classroom? We sat down with Newton Middle School educator Amy Rahne and volunteer Daniel Bergman to find out how the JA Career Speaker Series program teaches kids about the real world...Read More
2020 Colorado Business Hall of Fame
Presented by:
UMB Bank
2020 Colorado Business Hall of Fame - Inspired to Lead
JA and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce are pleased to invite companies and individuals to attend the Colorado Business Hall of Fame on January 23 as we induct the following influential laureates:

Jay Cimino
Laureate Spotlight:
Jay Cimino

Beginning with his role as general manager in 1975, Jay Cimino climbed his way through the ranks of Phil Long Dealerships before entering his current role as president and CEO. The strength of the company in such a competitive industry is the result of its ongoing pledge to Jay’s overall vision of commitment to the community, quality customer service, and exceptional value.

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Frank E. Edbrooke
Laureate Spotlight:
Frank E. Edbrooke

Frank E. Edbrooke shaped the architectural development of downtown Denver in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. He designed notable Denver buildings such as the Brown Palace Hotel, Oxford Hotel, Loretto Heights Academy, Temple Emanuel, Denver Dry Goods Company building, the state capitol, and the Colorado State Museum, in addition to schools, churches, and residential works.

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Invent solutions. Prepare for success. Activate your potential.

Pre-register your teen for JA Business Week by the end of December!

JA Business Week is a one-week crash course for high school students on the world of business and what it takes to become a leader, and will take place June 7-12, 2020. Spots are limited, so take 1 minute today to pre-register and we'll move you to the front of the line when the application opens in January! Also, we'll waive the $25 application fee for all pre-registrations completed by December 31.

High school students holding signs that read "Thank You"

Thank you for supporting JA on Colorado Gives Day!

JA supporters raised $55,000 on Colorado Gives Day, which equals 1,500 students served! Your donations help our community's kids gain inspiration from JA volunteers, build a new understanding of money, and develop important job skills that will set them up for future success.

There's still time to give before the end of the year! Visit our DONATE page to contribute online.

Scholarship opportunity for female high school seniors

The KPMG Future Leaders Program will award 22 top female high school seniors the opportunity to enhance their personal growth through college scholarships, a leadership development retreat, mentorship, and an introduction to golf. Applications are now open through January 31, 2020. Learn more

Photo of the Month
Robin Wise and Jake Jabs wearing red jackets and animal print shoes
Great minds think alike! Red jackets and leopard print shoes are least if you ask JA-Rocky Mountain President & CEO Robin Wise and Jake Jabs, President & CEO of American Furniture Warehouse. Not only does Jake have style, but he's also a 2012 Colorado Business Hall of Fame laureate and major JA supporter. Did you know that American Furniture Warehouse donates the space for JA Finance Park, presented by Transamerica, at no cost? Thanks for being a leader in the JA community, Jake!

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