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Guest Blog: Student Safety in Kearns

The Grassroots Leadership Team at United Way of Salt Lake works to engage community members in conversations about their experiences to create a system where the experiences of those most […]

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Guest Blog: Supporting Undocumented Scholars

The Grassroots Leadership Team at United Way of Salt Lake works to engage community members in conversations about their experiences to create a system where the experiences of those most […]

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Guest Blog: The Family/School Partnership Project

The Grassroots Leadership Fellowship is a part-time program that inspires and supports local community members in taking a leadership role in building up their communities. They do this by facilitating […]

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Guest Blog: My Time as a Grassroots Leadership Fellow

The Grassroots Leadership Fellowship is a part-time program that inspires and supports local community members in taking a leadership role in building up their communities. They do this by facilitating […]

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Experiences of Students of Color in Higher Education

This Community Research Project was completed by two of our Grassroots Fellows. This short-term program helps community members use their interests and experiences to formulate and conduct projects that listen […]

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United Way of Salt Lake’s Community Wins of 2019

2019 has nearly come and gone, which offers us all a time to reflect on the last year as we anticipate the next. At United Way of Salt Lake, this […]

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Reflections on United Way’s Participation in the United Nation’s Civil Society Conference

What does it look like to create sustainable and inclusive cities? And how are cities helping youth achieve success as they define it? Community leaders from more than 130 countries […]

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How Grassroots Leadership Organizers Are Making an Impact

It was a packed classroom on a hot summer day at Kearns High School.  Parents streamed in for a workshop on helping their children apply for college and student aid. […]

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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 […]

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

  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 […]

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