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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Counselors, this is a critical time for the future of UtahFutures. Despite showing tremendous growth, some members of the legislature’s Executive Appropriations Committee have
 expressed they would like to hear from more counselors and advisors as they make funding decisions.<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span><b>They meet today at 12:30 p.m.
</b><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">If you are inclined to reach out you can contact them by clicking “members” at the link below:<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><a href="https://le.utah.gov/asp/interim/Commit.asp?Year=2018&Com=APPEXE"><span style="color:#954F72">https://le.utah.gov/asp/interim/Commit.asp?Year=2018&Com=APPEXE</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><a href="javascript:openPage('/asp/roster/leglookup.asp?house=S&leg=Stevenson,_J.')"><span style="color:#2973BE;text-decoration:none">Sen. Jerry W. Stevenson (R)</span></a><span style="color:black;background:#DBDBDB">,
 Senate Chair  </span><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><a href="javascript:openPage('/asp/roster/leglookup.asp?house=H&leg=Last,_B.')"><span style="color:#2973BE;text-decoration:none">Rep. Bradley G. Last (R)</span></a><span style="color:black;background:#DBDBDB">,
 House Chair  <o:p></o:p></span></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><a href="javascript:openPage('/asp/roster/leglookup.asp?house=S&leg=Van_Tassell,_K.')"><span style="color:#2973BE;text-decoration:none">Sen. Kevin T. Van Tassell (R)</span></a><span style="color:black;background:#DBDBDB">,
 Senate Vice Chair  </span><span style="color:black"><br>
</span><a href="javascript:openPage('/asp/roster/leglookup.asp?house=H&leg=Schultz,_M.')"><span style="color:#2973BE;text-decoration:none">Rep. Mike Schultz (R)</span></a><span style="color:black;background:#DBDBDB">, House Vice Chair  <o:p></o:p></span></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Your own personal stories are the most effective, and these “fast facts” from our recent<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span><a href="http://utahfuturesonramp.org/research/downloads/UFImpactEval2017.pdf"><span style="color:#954F72">Impact
 Evaluation</span></a>:<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">89% of users report success exploring careers with UtahFutures<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">285% increase in the number of registered users<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">25% increase in the amount of time spent on the portal<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Equivalent of $3.6 million in one-on-one job counseling services in 2017<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">New tools including Career Explorer and Personal Dashboard<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Thank you for your support.<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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