Youth Advisory Board at The Denver Post

The Youth Advisory Board Tours The Denver Post

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The Youth Advisory Board switched things up for their January meeting by taking a unique, behind-the-scenes tour of The Denver Post.  A long-time partner of Young Americans, The Denver Post supports the Newspaper Shop at Young AmeriTowne in Denver and Belmar.  In return, Young Americans has an advertising trade agreement with The Denver Post. The tour began in the paper …

King Soopers Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Plan

Sponsor Spotlight: King Soopers Announces Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Plan

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Young Americans Center for Financial Education is fortunate to have many partners that are doing good in the community.  This week, we’d like to highlight our proud sponsor King Soopers who, in addition to supporting hands-on financial education for youth, has also committed to a national effort aimed at ending hunger and eliminating waste across the Kroger Company by 2025. …

Meet a Board Member: Susie Roh, U.S. Bank

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Young Americans has two Boards of Directors which determine the strategic direction for the overall organization, approve and monitor policies and operating plans, and ensure compliance with laws and regulations.  This month we’d like to introduce you to a new Young Americans Center Board Member, Susie Roh. Susie began her career in the banking and financial services industry in 2008. …

A Finance Minister in the UK determines whether a country has a positive or negative balance of payments.

Sponsor Spotlight: Eide Bailly Inspires World Citizens

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Did you ever think that the perfect job to have “when you grow up” would be to travel the world? Thanks to Eide Bailly, proud partner of Young Americans Center for Financial Education’s International Towne program, middle school students don’t have to wait until they are adults to get a taste of what foreign countries have to offer.  International Towne’s …

Mayor Adam Paul receives an Accounting lesson in Young AmeriTowne Belmar

Sponsor Spotlight: City of Lakewood’s Youth View

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This week, Young Americans Center for Financial Education shines a spotlight on an initiative by proud partner City of Lakewood that really resonates with us: Mayor Adam Paul’s Youth Initiative.  Young Americans applauds this movement—what an impactful way to encourage youth participation and investment in their community. Throughout the year, the City of Lakewood has been collecting thoughts from Lakewood …

Sponsor Spotlight: Details matter for Young Americans and Children’s Hospital

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Step foot into the 176 square-foot Medical Center in Young AmeriTowne Denver, and you’ll quickly realize that details matter!  From the business card holders that replicate radio flyer wagons to the colorful, kid-friendly reference books on the shelves, proud sponsor Children’s Hospital Colorado ensures that this shop is just like a real hospital. The first step of the health-care process in …

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Sponsor Spotlight: Banking for Good

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Young Americans Center for Financial Education exists to provide hands-on experiences in financial literacy to young people.  An important partner in this work is FirstBank, which has supported youth financial literacy since 2005. FirstBank’s supports a the bank at Young AmeriTowne Belmar.  Students can customize their own FirstBank business cards, pass out FirstBank debit card sleeves, count-out FirstBank dollars, write …

Read Liliana’s story, then click to schedule your Colorado Gives Day/Giving Tuesday Gift!

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Click here to schedule your gift for Colorado Gives Day and sponsors will add some matching money to your donation!  $100, 2 kids, or $10 a month. Liliana and Victor are coming to Young AmeriTowne in January. Except their school doesn’t have the money. They need a kind donor (like you?) to foot the bill. It’s just $50 to send Liliana, …

Sponsor Spotlight: Capital One Powers Youth Entrepreneurship

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The YouthBiz program of Young Americans Center for Financial Education encourages young people to think, speak, and act like entrepreneurs. Throughout 2017, proud sponsor Capital One has been a valuable partner in this work, reaching more than 893 students in the first half of the year alone. Thanks to a grant from Capital One, youth participated in numerous programs throughout the …

Sponsor Spotlight: UPS delivers real-world learning

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Have you ever paused to think about how a package lands on your doorstep or how a letter arrives in your mailbox?  The actors behind both of these services are so efficient they are almost invisible.  Yet, they are vital to our community.  Young AmeriTowne makes the invisible visible through the Parcel Service Shop, where youth gain real-world experience delivering …