Inspire and prepare young people to succeed

Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of an business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.

Volunteers

In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

Volunteers, begin here

Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

Schools and Parents, begin here

Partners

Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

Partners, begin here

JA of Southern Colorado Spotlight

A young adult standing on a running track

Junior Achievement: 100 Years | 100% Ready

Junior Achievement has provided volunteer-delivered mentorship in financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work-readiness to over 112 million students since we were founded in 1919. Click below to learn more about the obstacles that today's youth face when entering the workforce.

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An alumni volunteer with 2 students

Calling all JA Alumni!

Did JA make a difference in your life? Is there a story you want to share about how a JA mentor helped positively influence your life or career? Do you want to re-connect with JA and others who had "the JA experience?"

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View the details for Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards Celebration 2021

Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards Celebration 2021

  Where: Your living room or watch party
 When: Saturday, May 15, 2021 4:00 PM

Join us at the 2021 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards & Celebration on May 15, 2021 as we celebrate the entrepreneurial vision & spirit with our award winning class of Laureates from all around Greater Colorado!

As we celebrate our 2021 Laureates and their entrepreneurial vision, we will also have the opportunity to gain valuable insight from them in a thoughtful conversation about taking risks and finding your own path to success. All this plus a virtual silent auction, restaurant raffle, and wine pull will be be streamed LIVE on our YouTube channel on May 15, 2021! Stay tuned for updates about this event!

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View the details for JA Finance Park

JA Finance Park

Grades: 7-12

JA Finance Park is Junior Achievement’s capstone program for personal financial planning and career exploration. At the culmination of this teacher-led program, students visit JA Finance Park, a realistic on-site or virtual community, to put into practice what they've learned by developing and committing to a personal budget. (Grades 7-12)

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16554
Students Reached Locally
2016-2017
752
Classes Locally
2016-2017
600
Volunteers Locally
2016-2017
110
Schools Reached Locally
2016-2017
88199
Contact Hours Locally
2016-2017

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