Colorado Commits to Kids Turns in Signatures, Sets Launch

Written by: Beza Taddess
Date Posted: August 9, 2013

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Supporters of the ballot measure to increase investment in Colorado’s public education system this week turned in more than 160,000 signatures of Colorado voters—nearly double the number needed to send a finance measure to the ballot this November.  The Colorado Commits to Kids Campaign delivered the signatures to the Colorado Secretary of State’s office to be verified within the next 30 days.

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Please join Children’s Campaign staff and other supporters at the official ballot campaign launch at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 at Green Mountain High School, 13175 W. Green Mountain Dr. Lakewood, CO 80228. Gov. John Hickenlooper, teachers, students and other education advocates are scheduled to speak about the importance of this measure to our schools and kids.

Visit the campaign’s website to learn more about the ballot measure and get involved. You can also follow and participate in the campaign on Facebook and Twitter.

Beza Taddess

About Beza Taddess

Beza Taddess is the Communications Director at the Colorado Children's Campaign. In this role, she manages our communications team in advancing and supporting the Children’s Campaign’s work through digital and traditional communications strategies. Beza strives to apply inclusive and innovative communications protocols to ensure all people are seen and heard. She joined the Children’s Campaign as part of the Public Interest Fellowship Program in 2015 after graduating with a degree in Sociology from Colorado College. She received her master’s degree from University of Colorado Denver in May of 2021.