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Utah and National Experts Convene about High Chronic Absence Rates among Utah Students

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 12:37
Salt Lake City – National experts including Hedy Chang, Director of Attendance Works and Ralph Smith, Executive Vice President of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Director of the National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading are convened today with concerned Utahns at…

Two Utah Congressional Districts listed among Top 50 for Uninsured Children

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 11:51
Potential End of CHIP Funding in 2015 Could Worsen the Problem Salt Lake City - A report released today by the bipartisan children’s advocacy organization First Focus lists two Utah congressional districts among the 50 congressional districts with the highest…

New Economic Analysis: Healthy Utah Will Strengthen State’s Economy

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 13:33
  Governor’s Medicaid Plan Will Bring $652 million to Utah Salt Lake City – According to a newly released economic analysis, The Economics of the Healthy Utah Plan: A Preliminary Analysis, by Dr. Sven Wilson and commissioned by Voices for…

Kids Today Are Less Likely to Die or Give Birth than Kids 25 Years Ago but Poverty is on the Rise

Monday, 21 July 2014 16:46
But Poverty is on the Rise, Says 25th Edition of KIDS COUNT Data Book Salt Lake City, UT –The Annie E. Casey Foundation has completed twenty-five consecutive years of tracking children’s well-being across four domains: economics, education, health, and family and…

Press Release: Utah KIDS COUNT Project Releases Annual Data

Friday, 16 May 2014 00:00
Voices for Utah Children released the annual Utah KIDS COUNT Measures of Child Well-Being in Utah. The report provides timely, accurate, and accessible data on how kids are doing in Utah. KIDS COUNT, a project of the Annie E. Casey…

News Release: Aspen Institute Names Voices for Utah Children to National Network to Disrupt Poverty for Children and Parents - Receives $50,000 grant

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 11:26
Voices for Utah Children was announced today as a member of the Aspen Institute Ascend Network, a new network of leading organizations using two-generation approaches to disrupt poverty and create economic mobility for families. News Release: Aspen Institute Names Voices…

Press Release: New “Race for Results” Report Released Today

Tuesday, 01 April 2014 00:00
Compares children on key milestones across racial and ethnic groups. Press Release: New "Race for Results" Report Released (4-1-14)

Press Release: Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day

Friday, 31 January 2014 00:00
Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day: Help Utah Working Individuals and Families. Resources and Legislation Available for Over 188,000 Working Utahns

Press Release: New Fourth Grade Reading Proficiency Report

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 13:36
Shows improvement but low income kids lag far behind their peers.  Click here to view report.

Press Release: 250,000 Utahns to See a Cut in Food Assistance Beginning Tomorrow

Thursday, 31 October 2013 09:30
Salt Lake City, Utah (October 31, 2013) Starting tomorrow nearly 250,000 Utahns will see their food assistance benefits cut when a temporary boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) expires. Nearly three quarters of…
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