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Create a Business Plan Workshop FALL

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Ages: 8-18 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: Free Description: If you’ve always wanted to own a business but weren’t sure how to start, this workshop is for you!  During this one-day workshop, participants will work their way through creating a real-life business plan!  No need to even have an idea—we will help you with that!  Participants will get ...
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Tie-Dive Into Color Workshop

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Ages: 6-14 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: $10 Materials Fee Description: Whether you’re a fashionista or enjoy colorful projects, you’ll love creating your own wearable art.  Learn how to design and create your own tie-dye clothing, how to package and promote them for customers, and take home a tie-dye shirt for yourself! This is a great opportunity for ...
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Create a Business Plan Workshop SPRING

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Ages: 6-21 Format: Live, In Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Description: If you’ve always wanted to own a business but weren’t sure how to start, this workshop is for you!  During this one-day workshop, participants will work their way through creating a real-life business plan!  No need to even have an idea—we will help you with that!  Participants will ...

YouthBiz StartUp Stays Strong South of the Border

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YouthBiz StartUp Mexico Participants Smile for the Camera Since 2018, YouthBiz has partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of Baja California del Sur (BGCBCS) in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, providing YouthBiz programming in Spanish to local youth, 2-3 times per year.  On Saturday, September 18, 2021, BGCBCS held their virtual YouthBiz StartUp pitch competition through Zoom with 30 eager ...
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Sign Up for Summer Camp!

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Summer Camp registration is now open for programs at Young Americans Center for Financial Education!  These week-long day camps allow students entering grades three through eight in fall, 2021 to build a business, run a Towne, rule the world, and gain money smarts in a fun, hands-on way. As we plan for summer, we will continue to follow direction from …

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What Makes Financial Education Work?

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The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) has identified best practices for quality financial education programs. Young Americans Center for Financial Education’s Young AmeriTowne program meets each criteria. The program is loved by kids, teachers, and parents for giving students a hands-on experience in money management and business basics.  Now learn the ingredients that make the Young AmeriTowne program work. …

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Shop and Support Youth Financial Education with Amazon Smile

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Did you know that you can support Young Americans Center for Financial Education when you shop on Amazon.com? AmazonSmile allows customers to select a charity of choice, and then Amazon makes a small donation towards that charity for every purchase.  It’s easy to set up: Visit smile.amazon.com Login with your username and password Select “Young Americans Center for Financial Education” as …

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Sponsor Spotlight: KeyBank Provides Money Smarts for Life

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Young Americans Center for Financial Education has partnered with KeyBank in bringing real-life youth financial literacy and entrepreneurship training program to Colorado youth since 2001. Since that time, more than 417,881 students have participated in the Center’s hands-on programs, including Young AmeriTowne, International Towne and YouthBiz, that provide “money smarts for life.” In addition to financial contributions, KeyBank supports this …

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Sponsor Spotlight: JPMorgan Chase & Co. – Helping Students Foster a Culture of Inclusivity

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Initiative is a word that gets tossed around as habitual business acumen – but finding examples of those that consistently “walk the walk” can be elusive. True initiative is actually instigating impact. This means doubling down on ambitious goals and bringing others along with you, which is a perennial mindset of JPMorgan Chase & Co., an anchor supporter of Young …