Founded in 1994, WESST a non-profit organization , expanded from Albuquerque to a statewide effort. WESST , a small business development and training program is committed to entrepreneurship. Learn more with Director Julianna Silva.
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The Lowell Bennion Community Service Center is looking for leaders! Celebrating 30 years of operation dedicated to the recruitment and training of students in community service. Morgan Bryne reveals top projects and provides information on how the community can also engage in making a difference.
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.
How do donations improve society How do they impact the community and benefit the lives of people The Sorenson Impact Center uses an all encompassing approach to analyze investments and policy to help boost performance of social impact projects discussed by Fraser Nelson.
The Road Home is an organization with the mission to help people step out of homelessness and back into the community. The program provides emergency shelter and housing services. Ex Dir. Matt Minkevitch describes joining forces with community partners to provide resources during the affordable housing crisis.
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.
"As women continue to lag behind men in attaining leadership positions, the need for more women leaders in communities increases. Lisa Bowman, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of United Way Worldwide shares a discussion on her organization's efforts in empowering young girls and women through access to mentoring and leadership programs. Bringing powerful women leaders together can create a sustainable and strong community.
The International Festival of Arts and Ideas is a year-round organization that culminates in an extravaganza of performing arts, lectures and conversations that takes over theaters and open spaces in New Haven, CT each June. Tom Griggs joins Newsmakers.