House Bill 96, the Utah School Readiness Initiative benefits 4,000 kids through high quality preschool programs. United Way CEO Bill Crim touches on the impact of HB96 as well a other services aimed to make a positive impact on the 137,000 low income students in the region.
The elder population in UT is increasing and the assisted living housing cannot meet the rising demands resulting in more homeless elders. HB 263 is a measure to require facilities to reported data to the state discussed in detail by Rep. Karen Kwan.
Rep. Brian King discusses holding citizens legally responsible in seeking help while witnessing an act of violence. The 911 bill is described by King as a method to make a positive impact on peoples lives by making it a crime to not report a crime. King states “If you see something say something.”
Established in 1894 the foundation of Neighborhood House was paved to help low income families with child care needs. Find out how the program evolved in the 123 years of operation including the expansion into elder care and disabled adults. Jennifer Nuttall former client turned Executive Director describes the success of the program.
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Interview recorded 10/2017