With 124 years of service, the Neighborhood House provides support services on a sliding scale to the communities of Utah. This year the Popular Grove location is ready for a new facility. Rep. Sandra Hollins announces a new fundraising effort. Hollins elaborates on the topic of preventing homelessness through affordable housing .
The Hispanic business contribution to the economy in Utah is in the billions. Alex Guzman, Chairman of the Board of Directors discusses the diversity of institutions served by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
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Interview recorded 10/2017
1,400 kids are served daily by the Boys and Girls Clubs of greater Salt Lake. Students of all ages attended after school programs in which can including snacks and STEM for only $20.00 a year. Director of Development Amanda Hughes addresses affordability and availability of programing including the expansion of two popular clubs.
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.