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High School CEO Passes Legislation to Support Colorado's Young Entrepreneurs

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Posted at 8:17 AM, Jun 27, 2024

COLORADO — Aspen Peterson, a rising senior at Evergreen High School and CEO of award-winning business -, has achieved a significant milestone by successfully spearheading the passing of Senate Joint Resolution 24-019, designating the first week of June as "Colorado Youth Entrepreneurship Awareness Week" and creating a statewide Governor's Youth Business Contest. This legislation, co-sponsored by Senator Rachel Zenzinger and supported by Governor Jared Polis, aims to shine a spotlight on youth businesses and encourage entrepreneurial education among young Coloradans.

Aspen serves on the youth advisory board of the Young Americans Center for Financial Education and Young Americans Bank, the only bank in the world exclusively for individuals 21 years of age and under. The passing of this resolution highlights Colorado's ongoing commitment to fostering financial literacy and entrepreneurial skills among its youth.

Aspen Peterson continues to advocate for all youth entrepreneurs in Colorado, and on June 7th was honored by Governor Polis, celebrating her efforts in passing the legislation by proclaiming the first week of June as "Colorado Youth Entrepreneurship Awareness Week."

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