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Guest Blog: Takeaways from my Time as a Grassroots Leadership Fellow

The Grassroots Fellowship is a part-time program that inspires and trains young adults from the communities of Kearns and South Salt Lake to take a leadership role in building up their communities. They do this by facilitating conversations with residents about education and childhood development and by teaching families about the ins-and-outs of the school […]

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Guest Blog: How United Way of Salt Lake’s Grassroots Work Helped Me Build Up My Community

By Abdi Iftin, Former Grassroots Leadership Intern at United Way of Salt Lake Editor’s Note: A portion of this blog was presented at United Way of Salt Lake’s 2019 United for Change event, where Abdi’s work with our grassroots leadership team was featured during the program.  Since I was a child, I knew that someday […]

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United Way of Salt Lake: Helping Parents Gauge A Child’s Development

Children start learning long before their first day of kindergarten. From the time they are born, children are learning from their parents, family members, and other loved ones. “Parents are every student’s first teachers,” said Igor Limansky, United Way of Salt Lake’s grassroots engagement director. “We want all parents to know that they are equal […]

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How parents can gauge their child’s development

By Kelly Schmidt, content manager for United Way of Salt Lake Children start learning long before their first day of kindergarten. From the time they are born, children are learning from their parents, family members, and other loved ones. “Parents are every student’s first teachers,” said Igor Limansky, United Way of Salt Lake’s grassroots engagement […]

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