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Nonpartisan Volunteer Opportunities During the 2020 Election

Empower more people to get out and vote in 2020 by volunteering during the election cycle   COVID-19 has changed day-to-day life for nearly everyone, but it hasn’t changed the […]

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Your Vote Matters: Make it Count

Make your voice heard. Pledge to vote in every election. In the 2016 presidential election, approximately 138 million Americans turned out to vote: that’s only around 58% of eligible voters. […]

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Job coaching for Davis Teachers Leads To Higher Achievement for Students

Kindergartens in Davis School District achieved 4X the growth of their statewide peers after the teachers received job coaching   There was an underlying concern on the professional learning team […]

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Our Legislative Priorities for 2020

The 2020 Legislative Session is nearly here. And we have several public policy priorities this year that we believe will help children and families thrive in our community. At United […]

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United Way of Salt Lake’s Big Wins (and Losses) of the 2019 Legislative Session

By Elizabeth Garbe, Senior Director, Government Relations and Public Policy at United Way of Salt Lake After a difficult first two weeks of the 2019 General Session, we were able […]

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Why Fully Expanded Medicaid Matters

Are you currently healthy? Are you and your spouse able to work and provide for your family? Are your children healthy enough to focus and learn during the school day? […]

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Help put #UtahKidsFirst during the 2019 Legislative Session

By Kelly Schmidt, Content Manager for United Way of Salt Lake The 2019 Legislative Session is here, and United Way of Salt Lake knows that many of the issues that […]

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And that’s a wrap!

The 2018 General Session ended Thursday and had us biting our nails to the end. Overall, children and families fared well this session. Here are some of the notable results: […]

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