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Young Americans develops the financial literacy of young people up to age 22 with hands-on programs and real-life experiences. Find out more about our programs, services, events, and people here.

Summer Camp Kick-off – Young AmeriTowne2!

By: Amanda Krische Published: June 8th, 2015
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Summer Camps 2015 started with a bang at Young Americans Center for Financial Education!  For our first week of summer camp, we are running two different camps: Running Your Own Business and Young AmeriTowne2.  Both provide hands-on lessons in money… Read the rest

Philanthropy at Young Americans Center

By: Janet Redwine Published: June 1st, 2015
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What is philanthropy?  Literally, philanthropy means a voluntary action for the public good.  In practice, it means giving your time, talents, or treasure, and philanthropy is hugely important to Young Americans Center.  Philanthropy was an important value of Bill Daniels… Read the rest

Young AmeriTowne: Then and Now

By: Janet Redwine Published: May 25th, 2015
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Next year, Young AmeriTowne will be celebrating its 25th birthday!  As we wrap up our 24th year, we thought it would be fun to take a quick look back at what AmeriTowne was like in the 1990s. Towne Square Young… Read the rest

Shark Tank at Excel Academy

By: Maura McInerney Published: May 21st, 2015

Young Americans provided guidance and curriculum support to Excel Academy’s Entrepreneurship Enrichment Class this semester.  After five months of hard work, we witnessed the development of the students’ business ideas and presentation skills when they gave their final pitches during… Read the rest

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