Great Futures Coalition endorses Proposition 103

Learn More about Prop 103

Pledge to Vote YES and Take Action to help pass Prop 103

In July 2011, the Great Futures Coalition endorsed the proposed statewide Ballot Initiative #25 (now Proposition 103).  Coalition members and volunteers helped to gather more than 20,000 signatures for the measure to contribute to the total 142,000 signatures that were submitted to the Colorado Secretary of State on August 1, 2011.

On August 24, Colorado’s Secretary of State declared that a sufficient number of valid signatures had been submitted to certify …

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What does Proposition 103 do?

Click here to Volunteer with Great Futures to help pass Prop 103.

On August 24, Colorado’s Secretary of State declared that a sufficient number of valid signatures have been submitted to certify Proposition 103 for the November 1, 2011 ballot, giving voters across the state the opportunity to stop a fourth year of short-sighted and irresponsible cuts to our schools and colleges.

SUMMARY: Proposition 103

Proposition 103 would restore state income, corporate and sales taxes to their 1999 levels for the benefit of education:

Corporate income tax and personal income …

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REGISTER NOW for Great Futures’
Statewide Education Organizing Conference

“Grassroots for Great Futures”

Friday, April 29

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Johnson & Wales University Event Center
7150 Montview Boulevard
Denver, CO 80220

In Colorado, there’s only one way to STOP the education cuts and start reinvesting in our students: Organize our communities, strengthen the grassroots movement, and make the urgent case to voters for a potential Ballot Initiative, maybe even in 2011! We’ll give you all the information and training you’ll need to create real, …

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“Is it OK?”: State Leaders Respond

When the Great Futures Coalition delivered signatures and stories to state leaders in mid-March, we asked them to answer two questions: 1) “Do you understand the impact that multi-year cuts are having on students?”; and 2) “Are you OK with that?”

Some legislators answered. Some didn’t. The current responses are listed below alphabetically by Senate and House. If you do not know who your legislators are, link here and enter your Zip Code and Address.

Senator Irene Aguilar, SD 32

1) Yes

2) No

I would encourage your …

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Not OK with how Colorado is funding education?
Great Futures Coalition delivers message from over 5,200 Coloradans

On March 14, 2011, the Great Futures Colorado Coalition delivered over 5,200 signatures and thousands of stories and comments telling our state legislators that poor education funding is NOT OK with us! Click here to sign.

With your help, we made sure that as many state leaders as possible answered our questions.  Click here to view their responses.

Press Coverage from Letter Delivery:

CLICK HERE FOR GREAT FUTURES LETTER DELIVERY NEWS RELEASE

CBS 4 Denver, Letter Opposing Colorado Education Cuts Signed by Over 5,200

9 News, Parents hand-deliver worries  …

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