Category: Programs

June 13, 2023

Careers Start Here at JA

The New York Post states 34% of young adults don’t have a life plan after graduating. It’s critical that students obtain some sort of post-secondary training as 91% of jobs...

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May 26, 2022

JA-Rocky Mountain Celebrates Wyoming

May 24th was National Wyoming Day and JA celebrated by reflecting on the amazing program growth achieved over the last five years. In 2017 we were implementing programs in three...

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May 10, 2021

Students Become CEOs through JA Titan

A view from inside the JA Titan simulation. It's not every day that teens get a chance to experience for themselves what it's like running a company. But that is...

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October 6, 2020

JA and Techstars to Host Series of Virtual Town Halls for Teens

As an extension of its digital learning resources and virtual experiences this school year, Junior Achievement is partnering with Techstars to present a series of virtual town halls for teens...

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September 14, 2020

Arrow Electronics Sponsors JA Initiative for Denver Students in Economically Disadvantaged Communities

Arrow Electronics is supporting a Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) initiative that will deliver increased programming to K-12 students in economically disadvantaged communities in Denver. The effort is designed to promote...

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September 2, 2020

Reinventing JA Programs for a Virtual World

Above: JA's Virtual Finance Park simulation, presented by Transamerica. We know this has not been an easy year for parents, teachers, or students. That’s why Junior Achievement is stepping up...

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July 16, 2020

A Look Behind the Scenes as JA Prepares for Schools to Reopen

A quick pivot to digital programming in the Spring was an unexpected challenge for us. Little did we know at the time this would just be an audition for designing...

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July 9, 2020

Teen Raises $32,000 to Fight Childhood Leukemia

Highlands Ranch student Ainsley Messenger awarded EY Youth Scholarship for her efforts. Highlands Ranch teen Ainsley Messenger was “in shock” to learn that she was awarded a youth scholarship by...

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May 25, 2020

New JA Alumni Survey Demonstrates Impact of JA for Participants and Communities

A new survey of 1,002 Junior Achievement alumni conducted by Ipsos, one of the world’s leading market research firms, finds that JA programs had a strong impact on JA participants’...

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