Utah KIDS COUNT Project Releases Annual Data

17 October 2019
2019 edition shows highs and lows for kids The Measures of Child Well-Being in Utah, provides timely, accurate, and accessible data on how kids are doing in Utah. KIDS COUNT, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is a…

Immigrant Families In Utah: Addressing Immigrant Children’s Mental Health

14 October 2019
Utah has a long-standing commitment to immigrants, refugees, and asylum-seekers. This brief provides an overview of immigrant families and children in our state, current political and policy issues affecting immigrant families, and how this impacts the mental health of Utah…

Tax Reform Policy Positions

09 September 2019
Voices for Utah Children Tax Reform Policy Positions September 2019 The mission of Voices for Utah Children is to make Utah a place where all children thrive. We start with one basic question: "Is it good for kids?" We believe…

Breaking Down Data to Help All Families Thrive

26 July 2019
Breaking Down Data to Help All Families Thrive At Voices for Utah Children we start with the question, “Is it good for kids?” We advocate for data-driven policy and community solutions to improve the lives of all children. This data…

Utah Ranks Seventh Overall in Child Well-Being, but Falls Near the Bottom (41st) For Children Without Health Insurance

17 June 2019
Utah ranked seventh among states for overall child well-being, according to the 30th edition of the KIDS COUNT Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Among the four domains, Utah ranked highest in family and community, landing…

2019 Utah State of Children's Coverage Report, 100% Kids: Giving All Kids the Opportunity to Thrive

24 May 2019
Report: 2019 UTAH STATE OF CHILDREN’S COVERAGE REPORT 100% Kids: Giving All Kids the Opportunity to Thrive Executive Summary Health insurance coverage provides children with the foundation they need to be healthy and thrive. When children have health insurance, they…

Utah Children's Budget Report 2019

19 February 2019
Children’s Budget Report Finds Utah's Education Budget Fell Last Year, Even Before Accounting for Enrollment Growth Voices for Utah Children, the state’s leading children’s policy advocacy organization, released its biennial Children’s Budget Report on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at the…

Healthy Moms = Healthy Kids

14 February 2019
For Printable Version Maternal Mental Health Support Flyer 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 not done. The children of 30…

2018 Measures of Child Well-Being in Utah

20 September 2018
For over two decades, Measures of Child Well-Being in Utah has served as the go-to resource for data on the well-being of  kids in Utah. This year’s report brings new data on safe communities and offers our most comprehensive and…

Utah KIDS COUNT Data Links Publication, February 2018

08 February 2018
A Tale of Four Cities: A demographic Look at Ogden, Provo, St. George, and Salt Lake City. This Data Link compares four of Utahs major cities. Gathering and analyzing data is the first step in making informed policy decisions. Using…