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Money Tips and Activities for Kids

Janet Redwine General, Programs Leave a Comment

One thing that’s been on our minds this week is how we can help support parents and educators tasked with providing engaging and fun learning experiences that parents can execute at home.  Here’s some of our favorite money activities.  Think of this list as a sort of curated resource area where we’ve done the searching and provided the best financial …

Update on Young Americans Center for Financial Education for Supporters

Janet Redwine General Leave a Comment

Dear Young Americans Center for Financial Education Supporters, Thank you to the many organizations which have reached out with an expression of genuine concern for the populations we serve. It has been because of your steadfast commitment to the mission of Young Americans Center for Financial Education (Center) that the Young AmeriTowne, International Towne and YouthBiz programs have grown to …

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Celebrate National Entrepreneurship Week, 2020!

Maite Wantwadi General, YouthBiz Leave a Comment

National Entrepreneurship Week is just around this corner!  This annual celebration lasts from Saturday, February 15 to Saturday, February 22, 2020. YouthBiz is thrilled to take part again this year, and we want your help!  Take a look at the fun opportunities below: Saturday, February 15 – Kickoff to #Natleshipweek!  Interview a local business leader in your community.  Ask them a few questions …

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Sponsor Spotlight: Wells Fargo Helps Fuel the Growth of Financial Literacy in Colorado’s Youth

Janet Redwine General Leave a Comment

Young Americans Center for Financial Education’s Send-a-School project exists to ensure that all students from all schools in Colorado, regardless of socio-economic background, can attend Young AmeriTowne or International Towne.  No school is ever turned away due to an inability to pay, and this is all because of the budget set in place by the Send-a-School program.  Wells Fargo has …

I learned it in Young AmeriTowne: Brandon Nieves, Senior Client Advisor at Schomp Subaru

Janet Redwine General, Get Involved, Young AmeriTowne Leave a Comment

Schomp Subaru Senior Client Advisor Brandon Nieves has a meaningful reason why you should Share the Love this holiday season.  One of the beneficiaries of Subaru’s annual giving campaign is Young AmeriTowne, a program that alum Nieves credits with providing financial lessons he continues to use today! In 2005, 10-year-old Nieves was a student at Willow Creek Elementary School, a Cherry …

2019-20 Youth Advisory Board

Meet a Board Member…or two! Introducing our Youth Advisory Board CoChairs

Janet Redwine General, Get Involved Leave a Comment

The Youth Advisory Board at Young Americans Center for Financial Education provides a valuable youth perspective to the organization while youth gain experience in leadership, business, and philanthropy.  Each year, two Co-Chairs lead the Board by planning and running meetings, setting annual goals, and checking in regularly with staff.  They also help emcee the annual Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars gala! …

2019-20 Youth Advisory Board

Welcome New Youth Board!

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A new school year means a new crew on the Youth Advisory Board!  The 2019-2020 Youth Advisory Board members have been chosen and have all ready kicked this year off with their first meeting Saturday, August 17. The 18 Board Members that make up this years’ board come from all over the Denver metro area and bring with them a …