Great Futures Celebrates 1st Birthday!

The Great Futures Coalition formed in January 2010 and is celebrating its first birthday as a Coalition of now 30 organizations. Great Futures is always expanding and looking to encompass more and more of the groups who understand the importance of a quality education for all of Colorado students from preschool through college.

Here’s a look at our “Top Ten” after just one year of existence:

Together, we collected and delivered over 2,600 petition signatures to legislators including more than 1,000 stories documenting the impact of cuts …

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Great Futures Open Letter to Voters


In March of this year, the Great Futures Colorado coalition proposed DECIDE, a referred measure to give voters the chance to prevent deep and irreversible cuts to schools, colleges and universities.   Although we flooded the Capitol with tens of thousands of emails and phone calls and committed hundreds of hours to attending and testifying at committee hearings, the legislature failed to place DECIDE on the November 2010 ballot.

Now we know it’s …

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