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AAPI Heritage Month: Karen Kwan in the House of Representatives

In recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, United Way of Salt Lake is highlighting some local leaders in the AAPI community. This week we’re featuring Karen Kwan. […]

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2022 Power of Your Purse: Celebrating Utah Students

On May 12th, United Way of Salt Lake and Women United hosted an in-person Power of Your Purse gala and fundraiser, and it was a night of inspiration and achievement. […]

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AAPI Heritage Month: The Asian Association of Utah Celebrates 45 years

Dr. Shu Cheng, CEO and Executive Director of the Asian Association of Utah, discusses their work and how the organization supports refugees through community building.   The Asian Association of […]

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Spreading the Joy of Reading at Read Across America Day 2022

  22 Salt Lake Area Schools Celebrated Read Across America Day 2022   This year’s Read Across America Day was a huge success. A generous match from Maverik helped the […]

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Volunteers Participate in the i-Ready Math Tutoring Program at Philo T. Farnsworth Elementary

Learn how volunteers have been virtually helping Farnsworth Elementary Students with Math Over the past two years, we have seen students, schools, and educators demonstrate resilience, persistence, and creativity as […]

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United Way of Salt Lake’s 2022 Legislative Session Wins

The 2022 Legislative Session ended at midnight on March 4th. Overall, United Way of Salt Lake saw positive outcomes for bills that align with our work: many bills supporting our […]

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Engaging Spanish Speaking Caregivers in Education

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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Women United Members Making History: Cece Foxley in Higher Education

For Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting Women United members who are making waves in Utah and paving the way for the next generation. Our first feature is on Cecelia (Cece) […]

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Britnie Powell Recognized as a 2022 Utah Business 40 Under 40 Honoree

  Join us in congratulating Britnie Powell on being recognized as a 2022 Utah Business 40 Under 40 Honoree.   Britnie Powell, the principal at Salt Lake Center for Science […]

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Black History Month Feature
Telling Black History: Seeing the Past with New Eyes

  A Conversation with Historian Ronald Coleman on Reporting Utah’s Black History   Join United Way of Salt Lake as we engage in a series of conversations with some of […]

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Take Action: Write a Letter to the Editor

  Wondering HOW and WHY to write a letter to the editor? United Way of Salt Lake is here to help! If you’re passionate about taking action for an issue […]

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Legislative Priorities for 2022

  Learn about the bills and concepts we’ll be advocating for during the 2022 Legislative Session Utah’s 2022 Legislative Session runs from January 18th to March 4th. During this time, […]

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United Way of Salt Lake hosts the 2022 Legislative Preview

The 2022 Legislative Preview brought together community members, legislators, and subject experts to discuss key issues that will be addressed during the 2022 Legislative Session ​​​​​​ On January 11, United […]

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2021 Year in Review

  Highlights from Our Work in 2021   As 2021 comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to look back on the important roles that partners, donors, and volunteers […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2021: Honoring Hispanic Heritage in Salt Lake

Learn about Hispanic Heritage Month and About Local Organizations That Work with the Hispanic/Latinx Community Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated September 15th through October 15th each year. Why does it […]

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