Presenting Mentors: Meet Them Here

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We are thrilled to announce our three Presenting Mentors for our Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs.  These three business people are movers and shakers in Colorado.  They will each be paired with one of the winners of our youth business competition.  Over the next 12 months, the pairs will work to accomplish one or two goals so the young entrepreneurs can …

Announcing the 2013-2014 Youth Advisory Board

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Young Americans is incredibly pleased to announce the following teens have been selected to serve on this year’s Youth Advisory Board.   2013-2014 Youth Advisory Board Amina Khribeche, Co-Chair     12th grade, Denver Center for International Studies Conor McNamara, Co-Chair     12th grade, Regis Jesuit High School Martha Baker                   …

Meet the New Youth Advisory Board Co-Chairs

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The applications for the Youth Advisory Board piled in last week, as the deadline to apply was June 29. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be conducting interviews with the candidates to select the best board members to take Young Americans through 2014. But who will lead this group? It’s my privilege to introduce the two new Co-Chairs of the …

Goodbye Youth Board!

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The 2012-2013 Youth Advisory Board just wrapped up their term, and what a year it was!  These 13 teens joined the board in August and participated in a wide variety of events, connected as friends, learned about banking and nonprofits, and much more. More than 35 applicants applied for the 11 open positions last fall.  After completing an application, each …

Calling All Stellar Teens!

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We’re on the hunt for incoming 8th to 12th graders who would like leadership experience and a unique group to join.  We want those students to apply to the Youth Advisory Board! The what board? The Youth Advisory Board is a group of bank customers, program participants, or those brand-new to Young Americans.  They all have a few things in …

Where To Find Great Ideas in Northeast Denver

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Learning new things in Far Northeast Denver What do you get when you gather a group of 7 teenagers, lots of questions about money, a brand new Young Americans Bank branch, and plenty of snacks? A great brainstorming group! Meet the members of the Youth Advisory Council. This select group of students from schools in Far Northeast Denver meets monthly …

A Weekend with Colorado’s Movers and Shakers

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Being a member of the Youth Advisory Board at Young Americans Center for Financial Education offers incredible opportunities.  Not only do the members get to learn about banking, finance, free enterprise, entrepreneurship, running a non-profit, how to read a budget, and how to fundraise, but we are also able to attend unique and exclusive events around Colorado.  We represent Young Americans …

The Countdown is On!

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  The Branch is opening… We are just days away from the opening of our very first Young Americans Bank branch.  The grand opening will take place on Friday, January 18 and last all day.  Why should you attend?  In additional to attending a great party, we have lots of reasons — read on!     Prizes and food and …