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Jim Shelton Speaker Series Recap: The Power of Place

A Candid Conversation with Jim Shelton Jim Shelton joined us virtually on Thursday, March 11th, to kick off the 2021 Building Equitable Communities Speaker Series with a discussion on The […]

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Womens History Month Background
March is Women’s History Month

  Meet Five Incredible Women Making History in Our Community   Women have played a vital role in the success of our families, our economy, and our communities throughout history, […]

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Black History Month Cover
Black History Month with RISE Virtual Academy

This Black History Month, United Way of Salt Lake partnered with Michelle Love-Day, founder of RISE Virtual Academy, which she describes as a place “where students learn Black History, their […]

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How James E. Moss Elementary is Reimagining Education

In August 2020, United Way of Salt Lake hosted the Reimagine Education Innovation Challenge. During the challenge, schools submitted plans for prioritizing students of color, English language learners, and students […]

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Spanish - School relationship hero
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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Staff Book Recommendations
Celebrate the Love of Reading with These Staff Recommendations

Add some new books to your library in time for Read Across America Day with these favorites from our staff   United Way of Salt Lake is excited about Read […]

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Diverse Books
15 Books that Celebrate Diversity for Read Across America Day

Learn about the books our local schools are requesting for their Read Across America Day celebrations Help local schools celebrate diversity in reading. This Read Across America Day, schools are […]

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211 Critical Service Hero
Utah 211: A Critical State Service

Utah 211 provides accessible ways to connect Utahns across the state to the resources and services they need. This is especially critical during times of crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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5 Key Stats About Utah 211’s Work in 2020

Utah 211 is Utah’s statewide health and human services referral system. Through online chat and email, phone calls and text messages, and even an app, information specialists are working to […]

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211 Day- What 211 Does
What Does Utah 211 Do? Serves Utahans Today and Every Day

Learn how Utah 211 Connects People in the Community to the Services they Need Utah 211 plays an important role in helping Utahns find the support they need by connecting […]

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Hillside Elementary Student
How Hillside Elementary is Reimagining Education

In August 2020, United Way of Salt Lake hosted the Reimagine Education Innovation Challenge. During the challenge, schools submitted plans for prioritizing students of color, English language learners, and students […]

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Naima grassroots fellow
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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2020 Year in Review

A look back at the many ways our community came together to help those in need 2020 is a year that will go down in history as one of the […]

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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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One Refugee and Ernst & Young
Partner Success Spotlight: EY and One Refugee

  Learn how Ernst & Young Employees helped mentor One Refugee students as part of Stay Safe, Stay Connected     United Way of Salt Lake (UWSL) is fortunate to […]

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Jim Shelton Speaker Series Recap: The Power of Place

A Candid Conversation with Jim Shelton Jim Shelton joined us virtually on Thursday, March 11th, to kick off the 2021 Building Equitable Communities Speaker Series with a discussion on The […]

Read More
Womens History Month Background
March is Women’s History Month

  Meet Five Incredible Women Making History in Our Community   Women have played a vital role in the success of our families, our economy, and our communities throughout history, […]

Read More
Black History Month Cover
Black History Month with RISE Virtual Academy

This Black History Month, United Way of Salt Lake partnered with Michelle Love-Day, founder of RISE Virtual Academy, which she describes as a place “where students learn Black History, their […]

Read More
Hero Moss Chromebook
How James E. Moss Elementary is Reimagining Education

In August 2020, United Way of Salt Lake hosted the Reimagine Education Innovation Challenge. During the challenge, schools submitted plans for prioritizing students of color, English language learners, and students […]

Read More
Spanish - School relationship hero
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 […]

Read More
Staff Book Recommendations
Celebrate the Love of Reading with These Staff Recommendations

Add some new books to your library in time for Read Across America Day with these favorites from our staff   United Way of Salt Lake is excited about Read […]

Read More
Diverse Books
15 Books that Celebrate Diversity for Read Across America Day

Learn about the books our local schools are requesting for their Read Across America Day celebrations Help local schools celebrate diversity in reading. This Read Across America Day, schools are […]

Read More
211 Critical Service Hero
Utah 211: A Critical State Service

Utah 211 provides accessible ways to connect Utahns across the state to the resources and services they need. This is especially critical during times of crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Read More
Hero image with 211 Information Specialist
5 Key Stats About Utah 211’s Work in 2020

Utah 211 is Utah’s statewide health and human services referral system. Through online chat and email, phone calls and text messages, and even an app, information specialists are working to […]

Read More
211 Day- What 211 Does
What Does Utah 211 Do? Serves Utahans Today and Every Day

Learn how Utah 211 Connects People in the Community to the Services they Need Utah 211 plays an important role in helping Utahns find the support they need by connecting […]

Read More
Hillside Elementary Student
How Hillside Elementary is Reimagining Education

In August 2020, United Way of Salt Lake hosted the Reimagine Education Innovation Challenge. During the challenge, schools submitted plans for prioritizing students of color, English language learners, and students […]

Read More
Naima grassroots fellow
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 […]

Read More
2020 Year in Review

A look back at the many ways our community came together to help those in need 2020 is a year that will go down in history as one of the […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
One Refugee and Ernst & Young
Partner Success Spotlight: EY and One Refugee

  Learn how Ernst & Young Employees helped mentor One Refugee students as part of Stay Safe, Stay Connected     United Way of Salt Lake (UWSL) is fortunate to […]

Read More

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