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Poll: Voters like guv’s ‘Healthy Utah Plan’

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 13:08
Utah voters overwhelmingly support Gov. Gary Herbert's private market alternative to expanding Medicaid, no matter their gender, age, religion or political persuasion –– or how the question is posed. Poll: Voters like guv's 'Healthy Utah Plan' (Salt Lake Tribune, 6-17-14)…

Healthy Utah Poll

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 09:27
This report presents the results of a poll of 623 registered voters across the State of Utah regardingGovernor Herbert’s recently crafted Healthy Utah Plan. Responses were collected through phoneinterviews and online survey questionnaires. The survey was conducted in May and…

Entitled to Life

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 14:43
Voices for Utah Children hosted a special screening of "Entitled to Life", a powerful documentary about what Medicaid expansion would mean to 57,000 Utahns caught in the “coverage gap.” Voices for Utah Children was pleased to sponsor this short documentary…

Voices for Utah Children picked for national effort to fight poverty

Thursday, 01 May 2014 11:02
Voices for Utah Children has been selected a member of the Aspen Institute's Ascend Network of organizations nationwide that use two-generation approaches to disrupt poverty and create economic mobility for families. Voices for Utah Children picked for national effort to…

Study: Fewer Utah children going without health insurance

Thursday, 10 April 2014 00:00
SALT LAKE CITY — Fewer Utah kids are going without health insurance, according to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Study: Fewer Utah children going without health insurance (Deseret News, 4-10-14) Other related articles: Report: More Utah…

Editorial: Minority children falling behind

Friday, 04 April 2014 13:38
Utah is not as homogeneous as it used to be. Fifty years ago Utah was overwhelmingly white, even overwhelmingly western European white. Diversity was a word you didn't often hear. The state was monocultural in its demographics and in residents'…

Results of new race report released

Tuesday, 01 April 2014 00:00
Nineveh Dinha talks with Terry Haven with Voices for Utah Children about the results of a race report. Click here to be directed view interview.         

Minority kids don’t fare as well as whites in Utah

Tuesday, 01 April 2014 11:08
Minority children fare worse in Utah than their white counterparts, but there are plenty of challenges — poverty, and poor access to health care and education — to go around, according to a new national study. Minority kids don't fare…

Results-Based Financing for Preschool Catching On

Friday, 21 March 2014 10:21
Six hundred 3- and 4-year-olds are attending preschool in Salt Lake County and Park City, Utah, this year thanks to an innovative financing model that is catching the attention of government officials and lawmakers across the country. Results-Based Financing for…

United Way of Salt Lake announces service award honorees

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 00:00
United Way of Salt Lake has announced its Celebration of Service award honorees for 2014. United Way will honor Voices for Utah Children as its Promise Partner; Craig Wagstaff, executive vice president and COO of Questar Gas Co. as Outstanding…
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