What's New?

President Trump and Congress took steps to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Utah's 2017 Legislative Session began.

01 February 2017
[View the story "Voices for Utah Children in the News: January 2017" on Storify]   For 30 years now, Voices for Utah Children has called on our state, federal and local leaders to put children’s needs first. But the work…

In December, a youth suicide prevention app showed promise but child health coverage was threatened.

05 January 2017
  [View the story "Voices for Utah Children in the News: December 2016" on Storify] For 30 years now, Voices for Utah Children has called on our state, federal and local leaders to put children’s needs first. But the work…

Just before the election put its future in peril, a new report showed that the #ACAworks for Utah kids.

01 December 2016
  [View the story "Voices for Utah Children in the News: November 2016" on Storify] For 30 years now, Voices for Utah Children has called on our state, federal and local leaders to put children’s needs first. But the work…

The Affordable Care Act and the Earned Income Tax Credit are working for Utah families.

31 October 2016
Utah could build on the success with Medicaid expansion and a state EITC. [View the story "Voices for Utah Children in the News: October 2016" on Storify] For 30 years now, Voices for Utah Children has called on our state,…

New Kids Count and Census data are released. A national expert touts the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) as a poverty solution for Utah.

10 October 2016
[View the story "Voices for Utah Children in the News: September 2016" on Storify] For 30 years now, Voices for Utah Children has called on our state, federal and local leaders to put children’s needs first. But the work is…

Children's Champions are announced and the elections are coming up.

01 September 2016
[View the story "Voices for Utah Children in the News: August 2016" on Storify] For 30 years now, Voices for Utah Children has called on our state, federal and local leaders to put children’s needs first. But the work is…

New Kids Count rankings are out, as well as reports about the economic contributions of refugees and how Utah compares to Colorado in terms of economy and standard of living.

05 July 2016
  [View the story "Voices for Utah Children in the News: June 2016" on Storify] For 30 years now, Voices for Utah Children has called on our state, federal and local leaders to put children’s needs first. But the work…

Voices for Utah Children looked at the Utah Legislature's actions through a racial and ethnic equity lens.

02 June 2016
    [View the story "Voices for Utah Children in the News: May 2016" on Storify] For 30 years now, Voices for Utah Children has called on our state, federal and local leaders to put children’s needs first. But the…

44,000 Utah kids have had an incarcerated parent. Utah's gender gap in wages moved in the wrong direction to become the 2nd highest gap in the nation.

12 May 2016
  [View the story "Voices for Utah Children in the News: April 2016" on Storify]   For 30 years now, Voices for Utah Children has called on our state, federal and local leaders to put children’s needs first. But the…

Voices for Utah Children finished up the Utah Legislative Session with lots of wins for kids!

04 April 2016
  [View the story "Voices for Utah Children in the News: March 2016" on Storify] For 30 years now, Voices for Utah Children has called on our state, federal and local leaders to put children’s needs first. But the work…