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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.

Girls Can Summer Camp

By: Janet Redwine Published: June 26th, 2015

One of the camps running last week at Young Americans Center was Girls Can—a camp just for GIRLS!  In addition to running Young AmeriTowne at the end of the week, the 5th and 6th graders in this camp learn about… Read the rest

Beat from the Branch: What’s New??

By: Carmen Hurtado Published: June 11th, 2015
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What’s new at the Far Northeast Branch? Bill Daniels, the founder of Young Americans, has finally arrived at the Branch! We recently got a Bill Daniel’s case full of memorabilia and keepsakes.  Come find out what each metal represents, how… Read the rest

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

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