Speaking of Kids Blog

August 22, 2016

Utah has something to celebrate this #WomensEqualityDay

Happy Women's Equality Day! The Nineteenth Amendment, granting women the right to vote, was certified…
August 15, 2016

Teen Suicide Rates in Utah

What’s Behind the Latest Kids Count Rankings? Utah’s national health ranking dropped from seventh to…
August 11, 2016

Senator Hatch Supports Bill to Protect Foster Children

Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) is working to pass the Family First Prevention Services Act (HR.5456/S.3065),…
July 20, 2016

How does Utah stack up against Colorado?

This op-ed by Voices for Utah Children State Priorities Partnership Director Matthew Weinstein first appeared…
July 06, 2016

The wait is over!

Spread the word: lawfully residing immigrant kids can enroll in CHIP and Medicaid now! As…
July 01, 2016

Terry Haven Celebrates Two Decades of Work with Voices for Utah Children

Today is my 20th anniversary with Voices for Utah Children. A lot has happened over…
June 09, 2016

A Shared Services Alliance for Pre-K

Voices for Utah Children is excited to be involved in several innovative new developments in…
June 07, 2016

State Estate Taxes: A Key Tool for Broad Prosperity

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has released a new report, State Estate Taxes: A…
April 28, 2016

Mass Incarceration of Parents Hurts Kids

The latest Annie E. Casey Foundation report, A Shared Sentence: the devastating toll of parental…