Worldwide the in-demand careers of tomorrow are in science, technology, engineering and math. An shortage of qualified STEM professionals in the United States sparks action by lawmakers and non-profits alike. Created to increase STEM funding and resource opportunities the STEM Foundation is discussed by Director Allison Spencer.
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.
When children spend time with a caring adult they are more likely to focus on academics. Big Brothers Big Sisters invites you to be a mentor and make a difference! Celebrating 40 years and 16,000 kids served Nancy Basinger provides details of how you can get involved .
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 .