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 …

Meet the 2017-18 Youth Advisory Board

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Young Americans is thrilled to announce the 20 young adults who will serve on the Youth Advisory Board this school year. Board Members have the opportunity to learn “hands-on” about banking, business and the role of nonprofits in a community while providing valuable advice and insight to Young Americans Bank, the world’s only bank for young people, and its accompanying …

Spotlight on Board Member Michael Gersack

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Executive Committee Member Michael Gersack of Xcel Energy has been a Young Americans Center for Financial Education board member since 2011.  “Kids and money matters are important to me,” says Gersack, “especially when I see the issues my own teens face.” Michael has a strong background in finance, leadership and the energy industry which he brings to governing Young Americans.  …

Meet the Youth Advisory Board

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The 2014-2015 Youth Advisory Board term is in full-swing, and the 16 members of the board are getting settled into their roles. On Saturday, the board had their third meeting of the year, plus a fun lunch social afterwards. Each meeting is structured similarly, with a guest speaker at the beginning, and board business during the second half.  In September, …

Meet the 2014-2015 Youth Board Co-Chairs

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The term for the 2013-2014 board has ended.  We had a fantastic year learning about banking, finance, non-profits, philanthropy, business etiquette, and much more.  The Youth Board members finished up their term with a fun pool party at Bill Daniels’ old home of Cableland.  They are also helping us recruit the new board members for the 2014-2015 term. Do you …

Exploring Our Monetary System

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On Monday, April 21, the members of the 2013-2014 Youth Advisory Board toured the Federal Reserve’s Denver branch, and the Denver Mint.  We’re lucky to have these two locations right in our city to explore.  It’s a great way to get a deeper understanding of our monetary system in the United States. Federal Reserve After exploring the Money Museum for …

Calling All Stellar Teens

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We are looking for incoming 8th-12th grade students to apply to our Youth Advisory Board.  No experience is necessary!  We’re looking for teens who are interested in business and finance, looking for a leadership opportunity, and can commit to the board for a full year. Interested?  Read some of the frequently asked questions here and then complete the application by June …

A Co-Chair Perspective

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The Youth Advisory Board at Young Americans is a very unique and special program, and I am extremely fortunate to serve as one of its Co-Chairs this year. As Board Members, we learn about nonprofit organizations, banking, entrepreneurship and participate in leadership training. We also provide Young Americans with the youth perspective on different topics. A unique role As a …