Grassroots Leadership Archives — United Way Salt Lake
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What Supports do BIPOC Students Need to See Themselves as Community Educators?

Learn how current educators can support BIPOC students and help them envision themselves as community educators. The Grassroots Leadership Fellowship is a part-time program that inspires and supports local community […]

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Engaging Spanish-Speaking Caregivers at Café con Flor

Café con Flor brings together Spanish-speaking caregivers to help them better connect with their child’s school   Café con Flor are parent gatherings that happen twice a month. The purpose […]

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Liliane Kwizera: My Time in the Grassroots Fellow Program

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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The Effects of Detracking on Academic Identities

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 impacted […]

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Building a Free Little Library
Building a West Kearns Little Library / Biblioteca Comunitaria De West 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 impacted […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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