Category: News

February 25, 2019

JA and Broncos Empower Future Female Leaders

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...

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February 14, 2019

Volunteering for JA Is Not Only Fulfilling, It’s Also A Life Hack For Future Employment

In a competitive job market, you have to prove your uniqueness, because a standout resume demands more than education and work experience. Volunteering can set you apart from your competitors,...

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April 4, 2016

Survey reveals disconnect in college financial planning; JA resources designed to help

When it comes to planning for college, many young people are unprepared and ill-advised. While many plan to pursue higher education, a large percentage of high school students are clueless...

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March 25, 2016

Poll: Two-Thirds of Teens See Borrowers, Not Government, Responsible for Paying Off Student Loan Debt

A new survey of 1,000 teens by Junior Achievement (JA) and Voya Foundation shows that nearly two-thirds of teens, or 65 percent, believe borrowers are ultimately responsible for paying off...

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March 2, 2016

Paolo Diaz Recognized as a DBJ 40 Under 40 Winner

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....

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December 17, 2013

Teens & Millennials: Holiday Shopping 2013

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...

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September 4, 2013

Teens & Careers Infographic

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)...

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

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)...

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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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