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Sponsor Spotlight: Cambiar Investors is Passionate About Creating Opportunities for Kids

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Denver-based asset management firm, Cambiar Investors, has partnered with Young Americans Center for Financial Education for 15 years. They believe in investing with the courage of their convictions, thinking deeply and differently to find the best ideas for their clients. Young Americans does the same with the students that attend our programs. Looking to provide the absolute best paths to …

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Sponsor Spotlight: Schlessman Family Foundation and Community First Foundation Support Philanthropy and Giving Back

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What do youth documentaries, Colorado rivers and homeless pets all have in common? These causes were all supported by Young AmeriTowne students as they learned about philanthropy and giving back to their community. Schlessman Family Foundation Philanthropy Check Presentation Each year, the Center’s Youth Advisory Board selects a total of 12 nonprofit organizations for students to learn about. During  their ...
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Sponsor Spotlight: Xcel Energy is Energizing the Future

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In 2022, the Xcel Energy Foundation revised its grant program to bolster their community impact, better align with the company’s business priorities, and reflect their diversity, equity and inclusion commitments. The new program, Energizing the Future, strategically targets their foundation giving within three focus areas: STEM Career Pathways, Environmental Sustainability and Community Vitality. To further demonstrate Xcel Energy’s commitment to …

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Sponsor Spotlight: Janus Henderson Helps Youth Achieve Their Full Potential

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Since its inception, the Janus Henderson Foundation has contributed $45 million to thousands of nonprofits and Young Americans Center for Financial Education is thrilled to be one of them! As they help people to reach their goals with their investment products, Janus Henderson also invests in their community. With a mission to help youth achieve their full potential through access …

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Sponsor Spotlight: JPMorgan Chase & Co. Works to Uplift All Communities

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With 56,000 volunteers around the globe donating 383,000 hours to nonprofits, we know that the Denver area employees of JPMorgan Chase & Co. are certainly contributing to these incredible numbers of engagement. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has been a community partner of the Young Americans Center for Financial Education for 15 years. They are a strong supporter both in philanthropic …

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Sponsor Spotlight: Alpine Bank brings Young AmeriTowne to the Western Slope

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After a 2 year hiatus, Young AmeriTowne On the Road returns to Grand Junction this month bringing financial literacy education to eager 4th and 5th graders. AmeriTowne On the Road, presented locally by Alpine Bank, mirrors the Denver-based program, but it caters to smaller classes in remote communities. AmeriTowne On the Road will serve 800+ students from School District 51 …

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Sponsor Spotlight: Colorado Public Radio’s senior host Ryan Warner visits Young AmeriTowne

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Ryan Warner, senior host of Colorado Public Radio's "Colorado Matters", visited with a group of 5th grade students in Young AmeriTowne earlier this week. After welcoming the students and sharing a few jokes, Ryan discussed the importance of distinguishing between facts vs. opinions when conducting interviews and reporting the news. Senior Host of CPR's Colorado Matters, Ryan Warner, hangs out ...
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Sponsor Spotlight: Young AmeriTowne On the Road with Legacy Bank

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After a 2 year hiatus, Young AmeriTowne On the Road returned to Pueblo last week bringing financial literacy education to eager 4th and 5th graders. AmeriTowne On the Road mirrors the Denver-based program, but it caters to smaller classes in remote communities. AmeriTowne On the Road served 200+ Pueblo-area students at Pueblo Community College February 7 -11. A proud parent volunteers in ...
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Sponsor Spotlight:  CoBank’s Commitment to Fund Financial Education For Young People

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CoBank is a key partner in our efforts to provide an equitable financial education for all. CoBank’s continued support is part of its corporate citizenship initiatives which support community causes in the Denver metro area (home of the bank’s national headquarters) and across the country. Past Young Americans Board Chair and CFO of CoBank, Dave Burlage, explains why this partnership ...
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Sponsor Spotlight: State Farm Supports Crucial Send-a-School Scholarship Program

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State Farm is committed to being a good neighbor by building safer, stronger and better educated communities. This makes them the perfect partner organization for the work being done at Young Americans Center for Financial Education. State Farm supports programs like Young AmeriTowne that provide youth with tools and resources to set them up for future success in business and ...